If you're up for an adventure, skip petunias and marigolds and discover the world of lesser-known annuals. Many of the following types graced the flower beds of our grandparents. Not all are offered by every garden center, but enjoy a scavenger hunt to each of the region's growers. I've added the word "easy" behind descriptions of the most carefree.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- It was the type of summer I hope we've all had in our lives. The one that stands between one life and another, full of long days, short nights and the sort of temporary things you grab onto knowing that, in a few months, everything changes.
My Great-Grandmother Gudrun was Strong Man Johnson.
At least that’s what she’d tell her grandkids when she was outside the window of the house, declaring to lift it off its foundation, sending my dad and his brother and sister screaming inside as they swore they felt the living room floor sway and tilt underneath them.
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 our state and across the country.
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.
Avocado Cream Cabbage Slaw perfect side dish
For years, I’ve stayed far away from fish. I didn’t prepare it or serve it, and I would never even consider ordering it at a restaurant. I’m not fond of that “fishy” flavor that I thought all fish naturally carried.
Yet lately, I’ve been making Salmon Tacos.
I recently read an article in which some relationship expert claimed that married couples are most likely to fight about five issues: money, sex, work, children and housework.
Weird. Nowhere on the list do they mention pillows.
WATERVILLE, N.Y. — My husband and I farm in central New York State, milking 60 cows with another 40 head of young stock. We’re third-generation farmers and our farm has been in the same family for nearly 100 years. We have farmed it for 43 years, and 2009 was the worst year of our lives.
Gretchen Maine, Minuteman Media
April 08, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS — Stop me if you’ve heard this one.
Congress passes a bill to address an urgent public need. A greedy industry finds a loophole and steps in to siphon off a half-billion dollars without accomplishing anything new. Free money, no public purpose served, taxpayers ripped off.
WORTHINGTON — At the end of each year for the last 16 years, a survey has been conducted for farmland sales in 14 southwest Minnesota counties. The survey reports bare farmland sales to nonrelated parties for the first six months of each year.
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