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Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large
Business Notes - March 26
Klobuchar, Cornyn introduce bipartisan legislation to give Sinai stationed troops full benefits
Police Blotter - March 26
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Guest Opinion: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we're making great progress on new buffer requirement
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
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Sharing a meal of fish
What's Up Outdoors: Time to lower the limits
Outdoor Notes - March 26
Walleyedan: Preparing the anglers of tomorrow
Conservation Officer Report: Deer takes dive into den
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - March 26
Eno joins virtual assistants
Tech Savvy: A new wave of appliance technology for the home
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This Was Brainerd
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
HSO presents 'Destinations' concert
LAMF's 'Spanish Nights' to be presented in Pequot Lakes
Special Events - March 23
Live Music - March 23
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March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
March 2, 2017
Under pressure, USDA restores some abused animal reports to website
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has restored some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents that it abruptly removed from its website....
March 2, 2017 - 3:44pm
March 1, 2017
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
ST. PAUL—Five white-tailed deer traced out of an infected herd in Merrifield tested negative for chronic wasting disease. Four of the deer...
March 1, 2017 - 10:10pm
February 12, 2017
3 things for better health
Need to be motivated on a Monday for better health, and specifically heart health as Valentine's Day approaches, just pick from three things...
February 12, 2017 - 10:45pm
January 19, 2017
USDA nominee has support in Upper Midwest
WASHINGTON — The United States Department of Agriculture could be led by a non-Midwesterner for the first time in more than a decade, but...
January 19, 2017 - 6:14pm
January 13, 2017
USDA's Farm Service Agency expands Bridges to Opportunity Nationwide
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency recently announced the expansion of a unique service for farmers and ranchers. The FSA's Bridges to Opportunity program provides a one-stop-shop that connects producers with resources, programs and educational services offered...
January 13, 2017 - 8:58pm
November 27, 2016
Chicken recall affects Minnesota
Wayne Farms LLC., an Oakwood, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,059 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to undercooking,...
November 27, 2016 - 7:09pm
USDA Rural Development offers 1 percent loans for home repair
Very-low income households with homes in need of repairs have an option for a low-interest fixed-rate loan. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a 1 percent fixed rate repair loan. The maximum loan may be $20,000 with a term up to 20 years. No mortgage or closing costs for...
July 27, 2016 - 6:13pm
July 26, 2016
Hunger hotline gives access to local food help
More than one in 10 Minnesotans and one in six children live in households that can't always afford enough food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds a toll-free hotline to make it easier for them to access food from both private and governmental resources.
July 26, 2016 - 9:13am
June 5, 2016
New reporting tool aims to save time for farmers, ranchers
U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced farmers and ranchers filing crop acreage reports will be able to take advantage of an initiative aimed at streamlining reporting. Farmers and ranchers filing those reports with the Farm Service Agency and participating insurance providers...
June 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
USDA extends deadline for recording farm structure
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations.
June 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
December 25, 2015
Federal government clears S. Claus and reindeer to enter U.S.
DENVER (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a first-of-its kind Christmas Eve waiver for a herd of reindeer to enter the United States, bypassing the agency's usually stringent requirements on the importation of livestock. The agency said in a statement issued...
December 25, 2015 - 11:16am
September 23, 2015
USDA announces dairy program deadine extension
WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the deadline to enroll for the dairy Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016 has been extended until Nov. 20, 2015.
September 23, 2015 - 12:11am
August 14, 2015
Free food available for low-income seniors
Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors has openings in the Brainerd and surrounding area. The NAPS program is a free food program for low income seniors, 60 or older. The NAPS program is a USDA program that distributes canned fruits and vegetables, juice, milk, cheese, cereal,...
August 14, 2015 - 11:26pm