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2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
Vehicle goes through ice on Lake Lillian
Single-vehicle crash seriously injures Atwater woman
Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
Squad car collides with vehicle in Cold Spring
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
Madden's Announces New Golf Course Superintendent
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The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
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Area Wrestling: BHVPP wins 4 titles, finishes 2nd at Barnesville Invite
Bears shut down Rams, close in on NFC North title
Area Girls Hockey: Hopp's 4 goals lift Blue Devils past Crookston
Monday nights are special for Vikings RB Cook
Vikings Hill set to take on an idol
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Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Faith Conversations: Catholic dioceses gather to enliven leaders, discuss challenges
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Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Studying the mallard migration: Cellphone technology helping to gather new information on ducks
What's Up Outdoors: Ice fishing gift ideas to add to the Christmas list
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A blood clot formed in the exact shape of a man's lung passage - then he coughed it up
Wealth Column: Give the gift of estate planning to loved ones this holiday season
An artist suffered mysterious symptoms for years. Then she realized her sculpture was poisoning her.
MN Department of Health urges action to limit influenza this winter
Column: Parents should encourage girls to get angry and show it. Here's how.
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5 ancient beauty tricks we’re still using today
Crosslake: Literary huddle has Tuesdays booked - Group delves into classic literature
'Avengers: Endgame' trailer shows Marvel's tactic of linking films
Legacy Chorale to perform concerts
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
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December 6, 2018
Pinke: Visit Cupkie Christmas Village for a family tree farm experience
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 27 percent of Americans who purchase a real Christmas tree visit a tree farm to choose...
December 6, 2018 - 3:23pm
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
China may be girding itself to buy more U.S. gas and soybeans amid easing trade tensions, but the sums just don't add up right now. American...
December 6, 2018 - 1:15pm
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
A growing number of honey bees die each year due to pesticides, vanishing habitats, poor nutrition and climate change, with potentially disastrous...
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
December 4, 2018
World’s Largest Steam Engine Reborn in South Dakota
ANDOVER, S.D. — “In the steam engine hobby, it has a huge legacy. It’s like the Titanic of the tractors. I mean, it was the biggest one...
December 4, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
When my husband, Brandon, was little, his parents recall, he had a couple favorite indoor games. He’d shoot baskets on a miniature hoop, from...
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Hunter Hanson, 21, of Leeds, N.D., is a young man in a hurry. Over the past three years, he has seemed to be an entrepreneurial...
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
FARGO -- Financial stresses on farmers and grain elevators should make board members for agriculture-related cooperative more vigilant in their...
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Wheat resurgence draws attention: Soybean concerns partly responsible
FARGO — A few years ago, Brad Thykeson’s two sons wondered about the economic wisdom of planting wheat on their farm near Portland, N.D....
December 3, 2018 - 6:00am
November 30, 2018
Pinke: Shop small, shop intentional, shop often
Online shopping is easy. I can shop in my pajamas, using my phone in the comfort of my bed, when my house is quiet and everyone — even the...
November 30, 2018 - 6:00am
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The midterm elections resulted in the Democrats regaining control in the House and Republicans picking up additional seats in the Senate. Washington insiders say with the split government, agriculture and the rest of the country need to prepare for even more...
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
Shepherds again: Families mix lamb and off-farm goals
FLORENCE, S.D. -- Larry Halse grows corn, soybeans and runs a beef cow-calf operation, and, for the past several years, is back into sheep. His...
November 26, 2018 - 7:13am
‘Tough discussions’ ahead for bankers, farmers
It’s part of agricultural bankers’ job description: Work with borrowers and offer constructive insights into how to financially strengthen clients’ farming operations.
November 26, 2018 - 7:01am
Tough harvest weather: Soybeans and the year with no fall
This is a column about two of the most important things in Upper Midwest agriculture: the weather and soybeans. We’ll start with the former, end with the latter. It’s risky to generalize about area weather. The region is so big, with so much variation in it, that what’s true...
November 26, 2018 - 6:51am
Young North Dakota farmer takes out ad seeking land
Dan Frith used a straightforward approach to a not-so-simple problem. He took out a newspaper advertisement with the headline “Looking for...
November 26, 2018 - 6:25am
November 19, 2018
Minn. farm donates 36,000 pounds of potatoes for Thanksgiving food program
CLEAR LAKE, Minn. — When a pastor with Union Gospel Mission called Edling Farms about seven years ago, looking for potatoes for the mission’s...
November 19, 2018 - 7:36am