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This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Nancy Pelosi's next challenge is governing liberals in an era of divided government
Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations
Meeting a life-saving challenge
Glad You Asked: Is the corn burning furnace in use at school?
Wave of nursing home closures hitting small communities
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Pinke: Project draws out the untold stories of women in ag
place a business brief
Trump gets win as China makes good on pledge to buy US soy
Thune: Farm bill will allow farmers more flexibility
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Mayfield, Browns rally past Broncos
Timberwolves fall to Suns, fall to 0-4 on road trip
Photos from the DWU Men’s game against Concordia
Photos from the DWU women's game against Concordia
Area basketball roundup: Bridgewater-Emery girls surge past Parker
Darcy D. Constant
WOSTER: For the good of public, open discourse can't hurt
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness can bring us to our knees
WOSTER: Just a touch over 6-foot-1 — still am. I swear it.
Hawk shot with arrow euthanized at U of M Raptor Center
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
The Sorting Pen
November 5, 2018
Schlecht: Vote for a person, not a party, this Election Day and always
I’ve always disliked the color purple — to the point of inexplicably telling my mom when I was a kid that certain shades of the color “give me a headache.” But now, I’m proudly purple if anyone asks.
November 5, 2018 - 6:00am
October 22, 2018
Commentary: Hear farmers complaining? Consider it therapy
If you spend much time around small town cafes, gas stations, bars, grain elevators and other gathering places, you've probably heard or been...
October 22, 2018 - 6:00am
October 8, 2018
We have more to leave behind than the farm
When my older daughter was about 3, my parents showed her videos they took at a Beach Boys concert. Reanna was enchanted. She listened to my...
October 8, 2018 - 6:17am
September 24, 2018
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
After several late night sessions of helping my husband plan for the next year on the farm, I'm reminded why I chose to make my living with words...
September 24, 2018 - 7:08am
September 3, 2018
How many cows can you feed in half an hour?
I made an observation the other morning: It takes me and my daughters as long to feed three calves as it takes my husband and father-in-law to...
September 3, 2018 - 6:02am
August 6, 2018
I'm happy I don't have to raise chickens
During a recent trip to Montana, my Grandma Marguerite and I somehow ended up on the topic of urban chickens. I'm not sure how we got there....
August 6, 2018 - 6:17am
July 22, 2018
Yes, most in the livestock industry are 'doing it right'
"It's really, really a small percentage that are doing it right." I saw that quote while perusing Twitter. The speaker, apparently, was actress...
July 22, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 9, 2018
Watching a kid grow up in 4-H
I was just innocently standing there, watching the kids run around at a 4-H meeting and social event. That's when a couple other parents started...
July 9, 2018 - 7:00am
June 11, 2018
The Sorting Pen: With barn cats, as with farming, optimism is needed
On my first visit to my then-boyfriend's farm, some of the main things I remember are cats. There were cats at the barn, and cats on the steps....
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 14, 2018
It's amazing what a little rain can do for the land and the spirit
I heard it faintly, late at night, above the sounds of the house settling into sleep. My 2-year-old had just finished her nightly round of crying,...
May 14, 2018 - 7:02am
April 30, 2018
My Little Pony and the representation of agriculture in media
I want to discuss something very important today, something that connects to society and perception and cultural differences. Eh, who am I kidding?...
April 30, 2018 - 7:02am
April 15, 2018
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
I don't think it's incorrect to say that most people in this region are tired of winter weather. We're used to winter; we're not necessarily...
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 2, 2018
Commentary: Calving season is far from 'easy money'
I've heard people say raising cattle is "easy money." That's laughable to me, as someone who has been connected to the cattle industry my entire...
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 19, 2018
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
Maybe it's because I have two chest freezers in my house filled mostly with beef raised practically in my front yard, but I feel a little out...
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
How healthy are the food choices in your community? It's not a question I'd given much thought prior to a couple weeks ago, when I posted a story...
February 19, 2018 - 6:30am