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Economist sees growth for Wisconsin, but slower than US
Sculpture tour’s success in Stillwater prompts expansion for next year
Minneapolis receives $700,000 over defective 35W bridge memorial
‘Hamilton’ coming to Minneapolis in 2018-19
Capitol chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
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Duluth unveils loan program for 'brownfield' redevelopment
Buyer steps forward for assets of bankrupt Magnetation, hopes to reopen Iron Range facilities
U.S. Steel clarifies CEO's comments on recalling 10,000 jobs
Banks in India file suit against Essar's parent company
U.S. Steel CEO says company plans to restore 10,000 jobs
Twins prospect Yorman Landa, 22, dies in car accident
Bulldog Hockey Blog Postgame: Bulldogs knocked off NCHC pedestal following long layoff
Prep report: MLWR rolls past rival Barnum in boys basketball
Wolves fall to Pistons
Tips for trimming the perfect Christmas tree
Ballet review: Minnesota Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ guaranteed to make you smile
Comedy review: 2016 Rubber Chicken Holiday Show thin on big ‘yolks’
A guide to worm composting
This holiday, put away the poinsettia and try these bright, tropical plants
Happy Half-Birthday, Elsa MacDonald!
James and Shirley Sellman
With thanks from the Karl Randa Family
ALTON M. BERGLUND
JACQUELINE MARGERITE (TYMAN) ECKARD
CURTIS R. GUNDERSON
DONNA J. BOLANDER
LAURA ELIZABETH LARSON
Reader's View: Take time to thank those who plow our roads
Reader's View: Health insurance is not health care
Reader's View: Planned Parenthood a vital part of community
Reader's View: College in the Schools benefits everyone
Reader's View: State must recognize the threat of sulfide mining
Zebra mussel larvae found in Leech Lake
MN DNR Weekly Report for Dec. 5, 2016
Ask a conservation officer: Registration renewals due soon for ATVs, sleds
Outdoors notes for Dec. 4
Outdoors calendar for Dec. 4
Horoscopes for Dec. 10
Ask a Trooper: What do white and yellow lines mean?
Horoscopes for Dec. 9
Horoscopes for Dec. 8
Horoscopes for Dec. 7
November 6, 2016
Grain gains in Twin Ports
Ben Herstad watched wheat fill yet another cargo ship last week at the CHS terminal in Superior. It was a busy day. It’s been a busy year....
November 6, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 18, 2016
Labor board rejects union complaint American Crystal Sugar threatened lockout
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Federal labor officials have rejected a union's accusation that American Crystal Sugar Co. illegally threatened to lock...
October 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 17, 2016
U.N.: Without urgent action, climate change will push millions into hunger
ROME-- Farmers urgently need help to adapt their methods of growing food if the world is to curb greenhouse gas emissions and prevent climate...
October 17, 2016 - 12:47pm
September 27, 2016
Faced with budget cuts, UMD students get behind sustainable farm
University of Minnesota Duluth students are rallying to ensure a 30-acre farm that serves as their classroom stays intact during the coming academic...
September 27, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 24, 2016
Douglas County gets out in front of CAFOs
Douglas County isn’t waiting for a concentrated animal feeding operation to seek a siting permit in the county before taking a look at its regulations to ensure the environment and public health are protected. Earlier this month, the board approved a year-long moratorium on so-called...
September 24, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 19, 2016
Walker seeks federal aid for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers
Gov. Scott Walker is asking U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to issue a disaster declaration for Northwestern Wisconsin farmers who were affected by July storms and flooding. In a letter dated Sept. 15, Walker wrote that farmers in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron counties...
September 19, 2016 - 7:27pm
September 4, 2016
Former Northland greenhouse owners named 'Farmers of the Year'
EMBARRASS — Gary Rantala never imagined himself as an agricultural sciences teacher. And when he started growing plants in his basement...
September 4, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 26, 2016
Seeking to reverse pollinator decline, Dayton orders limits on pesticide use
Seeking to reverse a decline in bees and other pollinators, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order Friday that limits the use of...
August 26, 2016 - 10:39pm
Bumper crop at UMD farm
On Friday, UMD’s Sustainable Agriculture Project began harvesting its largest crop to date — an estimated 30 tons of produce. The project consists of a 10-acre organic plot along Riley Road, near Jean Duluth Road. The produce — including zucchini, cucumbers, squash, string beans...
August 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
Lakehead Harvest Show continues this weekend
The 55th annual Lakehead Harvest Show opened Friday and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Esko. While there are numerous displays and activities going on throughout the three-day event, the Pine Journal of Cloquet reported, they all have a common theme: to show...
August 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 16, 2016
Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Bruce Tiffany stood along a county ditch, corn well over shoulder high on each side. It was a clear summer late afternoon,...
August 16, 2016 - 8:32pm
July 14, 2016
House gives thumbs up to GMO labeling; bill goes to Obama
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed the nation’s first federal law that requires food distributors to label products that contain genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. The House, which earlier this year approved a bill to ban mandatory on-package...
July 14, 2016 - 1:47pm
July 11, 2016
Northland strawberry farmers see bumper crop
After days in the field, Fred Erickson has come to the conclusion that this year's crop of strawberries could top all others. "If everything...
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
Locally Laid expands into berry business
A new berry farm with a familiar face is opening in Wrenshall this summer. Locally Laid Egg Co. is diversifying its business by opening a berry...
July 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 10, 2016
For nonfarming heirs who keep land in the family, managers can be an answer
Dave Butler doesn’t have a clue how to farm, and he has never lived on a farm. But his parents and grandparents owned a large farm, and Butler...
July 10, 2016 - 10:00pm