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Painter’s portfolio captures beauty of blufflands
Farm market report for Jan. 27 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Jan. 26 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
Farm market report for Jan. 21 from the Zumbrota MN Livestock Auction Market
Prairie Island's Unit 1 shut down for work
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Big run pushes Wingers past Northfield
Boys Basketball: Lake City cruises by K-M
Boys Hockey: Wingers dumped by Northfield
Boys Basketball: Byron's zone hinders Bombers
Girls Basketball: Wildcats swarm all over Cougars
Students take on pottery challenge
Frozen falls attract adventerous
Radio gumshoe gets real in Sewell ballet
Renowned musicians perform at Crossings
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, vs Uhlik
Richard "Knobby" Lundquist, 64
Lorraine A. Skovbroten, 87
George Luxton Brooks, 88
Vernice L. McCullough, 72
Leslie Robert Long, 86
Editorial: Public, open all the way
Letter: Many creative minds are helping drive Red Wing's economy
Editorial: Heading down the right road
Letter: Celebrate a century of service and work toward a better future
Column: It’s time to end ban on Sunday liquor sales
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February 14, 2014
Minnesota Century Farm signups open
The Minnesota State Fair and Farm Bureau Federation are accepting applications for the 2014 Century Farms Program. To be eligible, farms must at least 100 years old, have 100 years of continuous family ownership and be at least 50 acres. Applications are available at mnstatefair.org,...
life / family
February 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 13, 2014
Apply for Century, Sesquicentennial recognition
Applications for the Century or Sesquicentennial Farm or Home recognitions are now available, and those eligible could be recognized at the Pierce County Fair and Wisconsin State Fair. To qualify, homes or farms must have had family ownership for 100 years or more. Sesquicentennial...
life / family
February 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
December 30, 2013
No farm bill news yet
By Jerry Hagstrom Forum News Service WASHINGTON — Congressional farm leaders will make no announcements about the content of the farm bill until they return to Washington the first week of January. The Senate went out of session Dec. 20 and is scheduled to return Jan. 6....
news / politics
December 30, 2013 - 4:15pm
December 6, 2013
FFA members optimistic about farming's future
Brooke Wente sees farmers and doctors as similar: Both keep people alive. “We cannot survive without farming,” the Morris, Minn., native and Minnesota FFA secretary said. Given that, she added, she is very optimistic about farming’s future. “Yes, agriculture is a...
December 6, 2013 - 1:24pm
October 22, 2013
Next up: U.S. farm bill
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy sledding. The bill is more complex than a combine filled with computers, global...
news / politics
October 22, 2013 - 10:52am
August 23, 2013
Corn crop behind schedule
A late-season snowstorm kept area corn farmers from getting in the field in May. Now, those farmers are hoping that an equally late harvest season will keep them out of the field until late fall. "We're definitely going to need a late frost," said Rick Anderson, grain merchandiser...
August 23, 2013 - 4:57pm
August 13, 2013
Developing minds and taste buds
It's no secret that things like broccoli, kale and tomatoes don't always top kids' favorite food lists. But a new program at Red Wing Farmers Market is working to get kids learning about the fruits and vegetables their parents often dish out at dinner time.
life / food
August 13, 2013 - 1:38pm
130th Pierce County Fair wraps-up Sunday
The 130th Pierce County Fair concluded Sunday in Ellsworth. Almost picture perfect weather drew large crowds to the fair this year according to Fair Director Ann Webb. She also said there were no incidents or any problems with the newly established "social garden" where fairgoers...
news / region
August 13, 2013 - 12:44pm
August 10, 2013
Full lots for Friday evening events at Pierce County Fair
The usual big draws for a Friday evening at the Pierce County Fair did so again as the Fairground lots were full and persons sought other parking options around the Fairgrounds in Ellsworth. The annual Pierce County 4-H/FFA Auction along Tractor Pull both went on without being...
August 10, 2013 - 7:33am