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Bill mixes paint, bees and farmers ... and includes an island, too
By Don Davis Paint will cost more and be recycled. Bees will be protected. Financially troubled farmers will be able to access state aid. And an island to provide more wildlife habitat could be built...
5/19/13 at 5:06 PM Fee increases bother GOP in ag-outdoors bill 4/18/13 at 9:42 PM
Legislative notebook: Mayo comments upset lawmakers looking at funding 4/10/13 at 6:58 PM
Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag.
Days begin at 4:30 a.m. and end after a sullen and nostalgic gaze at our sleeping children. He knows not what day it is, mondaytuesdaysaturday, they all run together. My husband, likely like someone i...
5/14/13 at 9:38 AM Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 12:40 PM
Garden plots available in Duluth
Theres a place for you at the intersection of Arrowhead and Rice Lake roads at least there can be. Arrowhead Community Gardens have several 20-by-40-foot plots and half-plots available for those int...
3/26/13 at 12:00 AM
Cancer Healthy Foods
What are some cancer healthy foods? Cancer healthy foods include more fruits, vegetables and grains. In northern MN and northern WI we need to getenoughvitamin D. About 3,000 s...
2/15/13 at 6:36 AM Fair Farm Kickoff Meeting, This Wednesday 9/18/11 at 6:23 AM
Oophs, OBAMA 4/10/10 at 3:22 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Letter to Dave February 2013...
2/14/13 at 9:46 AM Letter to Dave 10/27/12 at 2:05 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 4/26/12 at 1:08 PM
Oil development poses risks for livestock
WILLISTON, N.D. Jacki Schilke likes to say her black angus cattle live in harmony with the cats and dogs on her rural Williston ranch. But recently, Schilkes ranch has not been in harmony with oil...
12/9/12 at 1:24 AM Governor favors turning natural gas into fertilizer 7/16/12 at 7:25 PM
George McGovern in the Twin Ports
Former Democratic U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern of South Dakota died Sunday at age 90. He made at least two stops in Duluth during his political career, mostly notably on Se...
10/21/12 at 11:05 PM
The first box
We got our first box of produce from our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), Bluebird Gardens, yesterday--we were so excited! We decided to get a bigger share than we did last year, as we found th...
6/6/12 at 8:14 AM
Areavoices Digest #75 - What's life really like in the Oil Patch?
We've seen the news stories and read the reports from the oil boom in Western North Dakota. They paint a vivid picture of both the good and bad that come with an economic boom and population explosion...
5/9/12 at 10:29 AM Areavoices Digest #53 - Two new blogs and three old favorites 11/9/11 at 3:20 PM
Areavoices Digest #18 - Feb 9, 2011 - Have you seen these blogs? 2/9/11 at 11:15 AM
Fall on the farm
Submitted by Betsy Enger. Photos taken Sept. 30 during soybean harvest in Marion, N.D. She writes, "Three Generations helping with harvest. My son was being escorted by his grandfather to the ride i...
10/10/11 at 5:06 PM
Feeding the Village First
Spring is finally here! And that means gardening season isn't far behind. Even though we're still enjoying the fruits of last year's garden, be it frozen (beans, brussels sprouts, etc.), canned (tomat...
3/21/09 at 9:06 AM