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After having his arm pinned in a corn picker for an hour, a Douglas County, Minn. man was freed and flown by helicopter to North Memorial Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 9.
HOFFMAN, Minn. — When 10-year-old Noah Scherber planted four mammoth sunflower seeds outside his Hoffman, Minn., home in early May, he didn't expect any of them to take. But now, three and a half months later, two of the plants tower over him, standing approximately 11 feet tall.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — On an unseasonably warm Friday in May, in a field east of Alexandria, Joel Dahlheimer stands behind his John Deere tractor and tinkers with his planter. Dahlheimer had high hopes for planting progress on this Friday, but says he's learned over his 39 years of farming that things rarely go according to plan.
LOWRY, Minn. — Chances are, most Brazilians have never heard of Lowry, Minnesota. But for Raphael and Guilherme Garcia, two brothers who farm near Sao Paulo, Brazil, a farm in Lowry has been on the radar for six months. The Garcias made the 5,700-mile trip to Nate Johnson and his son Zach's Lowry farm this month to see how farming is approached in Minnesota.