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Franken no stranger to upsetting women
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State Girls Swimming: In consolation contention
Girls Hockey: Red Wing moves to 4-0
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September 5, 2012
Local woman gets influenza linked to swine exposure
A Goodhue County woman is one of three people who contracted an influenza attributed to pigs shown at the Minnesota State Fair. The unidentified patients are believed to have developed a strain of H1N2 from the swine barn or exhibiting pigs, the Minnesota Department of Health reported....
September 5, 2012 - 12:00pm
September 4, 2012
Bucket list: Enjoy the fall harvest
PRESCOTT - Labor Day often marks the symbolic end of the summer, especially for students and parents. But this year, fall treats like apples...
September 4, 2012 - 11:00am
September 1, 2012
'A little chilly'
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- As thousands of people roamed the Minnesota State Fair Thursday in 95 degree heat, Aly Schwartau -- clad in snow pants,...
September 1, 2012 - 8:00am
August 30, 2012
Bucket list: Visit the State Fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- New food. New exhibits. New rides. New venues. The 2012 Minnesota State Fair has them all. Sometimes, however, what's...
August 30, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 29, 2012
Behind the scenes at the State Fair
Editor's note: Olivia Drehmel is a sophomore at the University of Minnesota majoring in animal science with a pre-vet emphasis. During her 10...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 23, 2012
A good year for organic farmers
Last year was generally a good year for Minnesota's organic crop producers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture reported. In 2011, average and median net farm income for crop farms increased from the year before. In addition, key financial measures, including rate of return on...
August 23, 2012 - 4:00pm
August 22, 2012
Schwartau calls Princess Kay nomination 'special'
Aly Schwartau comes from a long line of dairy farmers. The 19-year-old said her ancestors had been milking cows since before they immigrated...
August 22, 2012 - 4:00pm
Drought is affecting hay and feed prices
Drought is affecting more than half of the United States, the National Drought Mitigation Center announced last month. As a result, the supply of hay and other livestock feed has been reduced, driving up prices. At the July 24 hay auction in Pipestone, Minn., supreme quality alfalfa...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2012
4-H encampment set for Wednesday at state fair
The Goodhue County 4-H livestock encampment will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 22 at the Minnesota State Fair. The fair opens to the public at 6 a.m. Thursday Aug. 23. It runs daily until Monday Sept. 3.
August 20, 2012 - 5:43pm
August 13, 2012
Colorful area CSA offers subscribers four months of produce, local connections
A southeast breeze rippled spring green stalks on a patch of Elephant garlic. Crimson early strawberries peeked out from deep green leaves surrounded...
August 13, 2012 - 6:43am
August 12, 2012
SWCD distributes awards
ZUMBROTA -- The Goodhue County Soil and Water Conservation District presented three awards Thursday during the County Board's annual meeting at the fair in Zumbrota. SWCD honored Roger and Lisa Overby with the Conservation Farmer award. The Overbys operate a farm in Cherry Grove...
August 12, 2012 - 4:00pm
Fair hopes to avoid washout today
Except for Thursday's brief storm, the 129th Pierce County Fair has benefited from beautiful late summer weather this weekend. Now the fair has...
August 12, 2012 - 8:46am
August 11, 2012
Beautiful weather could mean big crowds Saturday at the Pierce County Fair
It couldn't have been timed any better.
August 11, 2012 - 6:01am
August 10, 2012
Fair dries off from downpour Thursday, goes on as normal
A mid-afternoon heavy downpour from a storm system (which dropped lots of hail in the Plum City area) Thursday couldn't keep the Pierce County...
August 10, 2012 - 8:44am
August 9, 2012
Cloudy day doesn't keep crowds away as Pierce County Fair is underway
The parking lots at the Pierce County fairgrounds were already jammed full by the early afternoon as the 129th Pierce County 4-H Fair officially...
August 9, 2012 - 3:18pm