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Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
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State Football: A classic clash of 3A titans awaits at the Bank
What's Up Outdoors: The whitetail deer hunt that wasn't
Girls Hockey: King, Warriors shut out 1A's fifth-ranked Alexandria
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What's Up Outdoors: The whitetail deer hunt that wasn't
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
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After years of wondering, Air Force vet learns what became of long lost love
Ministry in a new way, new location for First Presbyterian
Clergy View: Back pew reflections
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'Seussical' brightens Pequot Lakes stage
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August 9, 2018
Commentary: Gutsy and gritty farming conversations are worth it
HARWOOD, N.D. — With farm fields surrounding us in rural Cass County I was seated at table five at the fifth annual Banquet in a Field...
August 9, 2018 - 12:32pm
July 5, 2018
When someone asks 'how are you doing?' tell the truth
"How are you doing?" is a common daily question in the rural Upper Midwest culture I call home. It's like a greeting of hello. You hear it in...
July 5, 2018 - 5:05pm
April 20, 2018
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
WISHEK, N.D. — Aside from my husband, one of the most important relationships I've had to cultivate is with my mother-in-law. This week...
April 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 4, 2018
How can communities overcome the 'you're not from here' culture to grow for the future?
At a recent small business seminar in my rural community, I asked the speaker, a young attorney who relocated her practice from Minneapolis-St....
February 4, 2018 - 3:26am
Food shaming: Why I'm avoiding foods labeled "Non-GMO Project" verified
I recently grabbed a can of diced tomatoes from my pantry shelf and the "Non-GMO Project" butterfly logo caught my eye. There were many labels...
January 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
November 25, 2017
Commentary: What no one tells you on a college football recruiting visit
Our son played in his first season on the field for the University of North Dakota football team. I learned about what no one tells on recruiting...
November 25, 2017 - 8:11am
September 22, 2017
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Did you know September is National Family Meals Month? Less than 40 percent of American families eat meals together three or more times a week,...
September 22, 2017 - 3:26pm
August 21, 2017
Do you need a dose of leadership courage?
This past week, on a couple occasions, I was reminded of what my husband calls "leadership courage." The first instance happened while attending...
August 21, 2017 - 4:08am
August 12, 2017
Buying local fuels communities
I'm one year into a four-year term on the Wishek (N.D.) City Council. At our recent monthly meeting, the importance of buying local came up in...
August 12, 2017 - 7:59am
July 29, 2017
My kids have a 1980s-like summer of play
I recently read an article that described me as a Xenial, a micro-generation born between 1977 and 1983. We were raised in an analogy childhood,...
July 29, 2017 - 6:05am
June 24, 2017
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
I had the honor of serving as a keynote speaker at the 4-H Extension Youth Conference. As I opened my remarks, I acknowledged my Grandpa who...
June 24, 2017 - 9:39am
May 27, 2017
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
School's out! Our girls had great experiences in first and third grades, and we are grateful for their academic growth. Now we have 12 short...
May 27, 2017 - 12:43pm
May 20, 2017
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
We often push ourselves and our kids to achieve success, to win a trophy or an award, but what happens to those trophies after the victory has...
May 20, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 13, 2017
Pinke Post: Connecting farming and food choices in the classroom
I speak and write about food and agriculture. My kids are exposed to agriculture thanks to my family's farm. They're active in 4-H, too. This...
May 13, 2017 - 8:53am