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February 14, 2014
Potato farmers accused of spoiling crop, defrauding government
FARGO - Federal prosecutors say two North Dakota brothers and potato farmers defrauded the government out of nearly $840,000 by intentionally ruining their crops to collect insurance payments. Aaron Johnson and Derek Johnson, farmers near Cooperstown, were charged in U.S.
February 14, 2014 - 10:57am
January 29, 2014
Early damage estimate $4.5 million from potato warehouse fire
PERHAM - A fire that destroyed an R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse last week near Perham caused an estimated $4.5 million in damage, according to Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt. Investigators from the state fire marshal’s office and R.D. Offutt’s insurance company were scheduled...
January 29, 2014 - 10:43pm
January 22, 2014
Perham potato warehouse reduced to rubble
PERHAM - What was a large potato storage warehouse has been reduced to a smoldering heap of rubble and wreckage after an all-night fire consumed...
January 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
December 18, 2013
Holiday salad and more
I love Christmas and the whole reason we celebrate the holiday. Sometimes I think we allow Christmas to take on a purpose beyond the actual meaning. To me, Christmas is a time of family and goodwill. More than that it is a time to make others happy and simply enjoy being alive. It’s...
December 18, 2013 - 4:57pm
September 5, 2013
She lived to serve others
Jesus fed the multitude with a few fish and some bread, while Olga Pedersen tried to do it with mashed potatoes and coffee. My mom served mashed potatoes to so many people that she literally wore out her serving spoon. The spoon’s ladle has actually been worn out-of-round by right-handed...
September 5, 2013 - 4:48pm
August 7, 2013
Cheesy potatoes and shredded turkey a delicious meal
Potatoes always win applause and are a favorite vegetable at our house. Whether I fry them, mash them, scallop or bake them, they seem to make a meal complete. This week I would like to share a good basic cheesy potato bake that’s sure to be a favorite. I have even made these in...
August 7, 2013 - 5:18pm
July 24, 2013
This was Brainerd - July 25
JULY 25 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) The Less Expensive Spread! Grade A Butter – 1 lb. FREE with coupon and $10 purchase; Sweet Corn – 8 for 99 cents; Rib Eye Steak – lb. $4.59; Russet Potatoes – 5 lb. bag – 99 cents; Red Baron Pizza – 2 for $5.98. County Market – Brainerd...
July 24, 2013 - 5:48pm
December 20, 2012
Stories of Christmas 3rd place-Adults
By SARAH STEINFELDT Age 28 Brainerd The roast chicken and mashed potatoes were a far cry from whatever squishy and unidentifiable thing she had dug out of the Dumpster behind McDonald’s last Christmas Eve; yet as she created gravy rivers in the potatoes with her fork, she found...
December 20, 2012 - 12:04am
November 18, 2012
Minnesota Grown Directory can help with Thanksgiving menu planning
It’s easy to incorporate Minnesota grown foods into your annual Thanksgiving meal. With the help of the Minnesota Grown Directory and some pre-planning, your holiday guests can enjoy everything from the main course to desserts made with Minnesota grown meats and produce.
November 18, 2012 - 9:46pm
November 16, 2012
Thanksgiving a time for Minnesota foods to shine
Thanksgiving is a time for Minnesota local foods to shine Many of the foods found on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner plate are mainstays of Minnesota farms. Minnesota leads the nation in production of turkey, red potatoes and green peas and has contributed to great advancements...
November 16, 2012 - 7:43pm
MDA distributes federal block grants to support specialty crops
MDA distributes federal block grants to promote specialty crops The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) received $704,000 in Specialty Crop Block Grants from the United States Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS), to oversee research and development...
November 16, 2012 - 7:43pm
November 6, 2012
ASK A MASTER GARDENER
■ Dear Master Gardener, I am looking for a native shrub that is a bit unusual to plant at the edge of our woods. A neighbor suggested a witch hazel but I know nothing about it. What do you think?
November 6, 2012 - 4:18pm
September 26, 2012
Perfect recipe for baking smaller fish
From the water to the boat to the process and then to the table, what a tasty dinner we were served at our son’s house after spending a day on the lake fishing. This is a perfect way to serve smaller fish such as crappies, sunfish or perch. The seasoned crumb mixture produces a...
September 26, 2012 - 4:24pm
January 11, 2012
Cardamom - What it is and how to use it
Substitute any root vegetables you like for the potatoes in this recipe. Sweet potatoes, carrots and parsnips are fine choices. You also could...
January 11, 2012 - 4:23pm
October 26, 2011
Thinking outside the wok
Traditional stir-fries typically are served over rice or noodles. But in keeping with the season, we decided to try something different. We...
October 26, 2011 - 4:15pm