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Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Charges filed against Tim Kaine's son, others who crashed Minnesota Capitol Trump rally
Disgraced former ND neurosurgeon to serve 36 months on child sex charge
Fort Thompson man pleads not guilty to strangling, kidnapping woman
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
Amateur baseball: Pheasants end Angels' win streak at 34
Rudebusch claims discus crown for Tigers
Juniors open season with split against Brookings
Honkers not satisfied with reaching Class B baseball tourney
Post 18 opens with sweep in Aberdeen
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Karen L. Wright
Thomas J. Witt
Daniel Robert Fritz
LETTER: Johnson is right for SD
Opinion: Circus folding its tent
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
December 5, 2013
GUEBERT: Big Ag and Big Data
Big data is really big and Big Ag is investing big bucks in what it sees is the next big thing on your farm or ranch.
December 5, 2013 - 5:44pm
November 29, 2013
GUEBERT: Dumb triumphs over Dodd-Frank
Somewhere along his long, winding way from Delaware to Indiana to Washington D.C., Bart Chilton picked up a desire for public service, a view that government should serve the powerful and powerless alike and a trusted way to bring people together to write straightforward, fair public...
November 29, 2013 - 4:48pm
November 7, 2013
GUEBERT: Government’s poor planning hurts farmers and ranchers
In a recent television interview, famed Wall Street investor Warren Buffett characterized the October federal government shutdown as “totally irresponsible” and said the failure of leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives to raise the nation’s debt ceiling until moments...
November 7, 2013 - 6:27pm
October 31, 2013
GUEBERT: Congress could learn from players in 1981 farm bill standoff
Some things never change: In 1981, the White House and Congress were locked in a farm bill fight the likes no one had seen before. On one side was an overwhelmingly Democratic House and Senate that wanted more active federal policies on export embargoes, target prices and dairy...
October 31, 2013 - 11:54am
October 3, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: You can’t make up absurd stories from Congress
About a month ago, an editor friend replied to a draft copy of one of these weekly efforts with the simple email comment: “You’ve got to be kidding.” My reply assured him I wasn’t kidding because, “No one, not even me, can make this stuff up.” For example, could...
October 3, 2013 - 10:44am
September 5, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: Opponents still trying to undo country-of-origin labeling
On Aug. 27, the late summer heat of Washington, D.C., was spit-roasting locals and tourists alike up and down Pennsylvania Avenue. Inside the U.S. District Courthouse, a half-block off the main thoroughfare and just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, however, all anyone from Mexico...
September 5, 2013 - 12:48am
August 22, 2013
ALAN GUEBERT: The last supper at St. Leo's Church
The weekly newspaper from my hometown bring news that the small, rural Catholic church near the big southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth will close its doors next year, a casualty, according to its distant bosses, of too few priests and too many parishes. It's a judgment day that...
August 22, 2013 - 10:18pm
July 31, 2013
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
As this July forever fades into this August and the sweaty, hardworking part of high summer slides into the sleepier, dog days of late summer,...
July 31, 2013 - 7:02pm
July 25, 2013
GUEBERT: Congress rides the crazy train
After a 10-day cooling off period known as the Fourth of July recess, House and Senate members came back to steamy, hot Washington, D.C., on...
July 25, 2013 - 6:20pm
June 27, 2013
GUEBERT: Remember the big bank boys?
If you thought the farm bill fight was bad, you're going to hate the coming battle over the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading...
June 27, 2013 - 6:49am
June 5, 2013
GUEBERT: Some air coming out of farmland prices, rents
The mild winter affected U.S. farmland values only mildly. Summer, however, may cool 'em. According to the much-followed Seventh Federal...
June 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
May 30, 2013
GUEBERT: Where's my cow insurance?
It was evident from the hello that the South Dakota rancher had practiced his pitch before he dialed my office. "I'm (so and so)," he said...
May 30, 2013 - 6:53am
May 23, 2013
Dairy's dive into the unknown
It's one of American agriculture's best truisms: Only six people in the world understand U.S. dairy policy and none of the six milks cows. It's...
May 23, 2013 - 9:22am
May 9, 2013
GUEBERT: Late corn planting in May
The first good corn planting day of spring finally arrived at my central Illinois farmette April 30. Like the month's previous 29 days, however,...
May 9, 2013 - 8:47am
May 2, 2013
GUEBERT: SNAP will bite back if not funded
Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain in 21st century America and how vulnerable -- as the Boston bombings showed again -- we are to evildoers. The two are not linked. Evil is evil...
May 2, 2013 - 8:16pm