STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Delayed by rain
If you're a fan of major league baseball, as I am, you know there's something special about the seventh and final game of a World Series. It's intense, but quietly so, and larger than life. It's the c... Posted on 9/17/14 at 11:19 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS My brother's obituary
Steve Wayne Nelson, age 57, of Viking, Minnesota died August 25, 2014 at home from cancer. Steve died surrounded by his family, his cattle and his land.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am on Friday, A... Posted on 8/31/14 at 8:20 AM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER The Last Blog Post
Today is my last day at WDAY/WDAZ, so the following is my last blog post....
One of my favorite quotes is from Stephen Hawking. Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try... Posted on 3/28/14 at 11:46 AM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Mondays Are Best Spent in Luverne, Minnesota
If youre ever dreading Mondays, I strongly suggest you spend it with the Rock County Farm Bureau members in Luverne, Minnesota. Mondays will quickly become your favorite day of the week.
I depart... Posted on 8/14/11 at 8:00 PM
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is urging farmers around the state to plan ahead for their propane needs this fall. Due to the reversal of the Cochin pipeline and an increase in U.S. propane exports, propane supplies in Minnesota could be stretched thin if everyone waits until the fall to buy propane.
State regulators in Minnesota are blaming farming for rising nitrate levels in southern Minnesota surface waters in a new Minnesota Pollution Control Agency report, citing the increasing use of drainage tiling as a major reason.
Mississippi River shippers have returned to hauling full loads after several storms and aggressive rock-clearing helped deepen the waterway, eliminating worries about barge traffic shutting down, the river's stewards and barge operators said Wednesday.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack plans to make the formal announcement Saturday at the National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic in Minneapolis. He says in a statement to The Associated Press that CRP was vital in later summer's drought.
Dale Svendsgaard, 78, might have found his hobby unintentionally, but a look at the intricately detailed miniature barns, houses and farm buildings he’s created for the past three years suggests he knows what he’s doing.
Crews from multiple counties and towns battled flames at a grain elevator on east Main Street here Thursday night. Firefighters had been battling the blaze since at least 7 p.m. said an official with the Norman County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Department.
Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said Thursday that it's buying Skippy, the country's No. 2 peanut butter brand, in its biggest-ever acquisition.
Candice Choi and Michelle Chapman
January 03, 2013
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