RURAL REFLECTIONS A Viking Original
Leroy Gustafson is a Viking, Minnesota native-born and raised. I know Leroy through my dad as they are friends. Leroy experienced a lot of Vikings history so I recently stopped by his home for some ho... Posted on 2/7/15 at 11:16 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Looking for Things That Are Worth Finding
The story of the painting,Eyrie, by Steve Henderson, atStart Your Week with Steve:
We live in a world that little appreciates the value and worth of solitude.
Our days consist of the busyness of com... Posted on 2/3/15 at 2:29 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS May issue Editor's Note: Road Trip
Workforce issues once again grace the cover of our magazine. This month, we explore the trucking industry and efforts firms are making to attract and retain the drivers they need to keep all of our go... Posted on 4/28/14 at 11:09 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Snow day/Spa day!
So my plan for the day changed slightly when school was cancelled, but we are making the most of it...the boys are playing policemen and hockey while I am playing mini spa day! I know that this is not... Posted on 1/22/14 at 2:49 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Actions and consequences
I've written several stories about how the proposed Food and Drug Administration ban on artificial trans fat in the U.S. food supply could affect Upper Midwest agriculture. One of the stories, an inte... Posted on 11/22/13 at 11:03 AM
Wheat closed last week ending April 19 mixed, with the winter wheat contracts ending with small losses to small gains while Minneapolis lost ground. For the week ending April 19, May Minneapolis was off 15 cents, May Kansas City was 5.5 cents lower and May Chicago was 1 cent higher.
WASHINGTON — In December, when the first new Massey Ferguson tractor built in America in many years rolled off the AGCO assembly line in Jackson, Minn., it was a sure sign that the farm economy is helping to lead the economic recovery in Minnesota and across the country.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal officials want to move forward with oil and gas leases on about 260 square miles in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota that have been held up over climate change concerns.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal officials want to move forward with oil and gas leases on more than 160,0000 acres in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota that have been held up over climate change concerns.
The only meaningful response to this man-made disaster is a man-made energy bill that finally would put in place an American clean-energy infrastructure that would set our country on a real, long-term path to ending our addiction to oil.
NEW ORLEANS — The best short-term solution to bottling up a disastrous oil spill threatening sealife and livelihoods along the Gulf Coast should be headed out to sea Wednesday in the form of a specially built giant concrete-and-steel box designed to siphon the oil away.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Plans to sell 91,000 acres of oil and gas leases in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota were put on hold Thursday until federal land managers study how oilfield activities contribute to climate change.
BISMARCK – Booming oil activity in western North Dakota in recent years has boosted the state’s economy. But it might be to blame for the introduction of an invasive weed that can poison livestock and wildlife.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press Writer
January 11, 2010
Oil prices jumped above $79 a barrel to a 2009 high today before falling back as investors looked to the corporate earnings of big U.S. retailers this week for signs consumers may be regaining confidence.
A record 381 oil wells were drilled in North Dakota in the past year and more are expected this year, the state mineral resources director told oil representatives Thursday.
Lynn Helms gave his report to about 250 people at the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s annual meeting.
By James MacPherson, The Associated Press
September 04, 2009
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