Weather Forecast


Down on the Farm: First thunder


After the desolate roar of those last spring blizzards, what fun it was last week to curl up in bed and hear the comforting crackle of the first thunder!


Last Saturday evening, a storm cell formed just overhead.

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Eric Bergeson

Eric Bergeson is the third generation owner of Bergeson Nursery in Fertile, Minn., a business started by his grandfather in 1937. He also writes a weekly column for several newspapers in northwestern Minnesota. He has published four books, including most recently Pirates on the Prairie, which the Minneapolis Tribune called "a Minnesota cultural and historical treasure." You can read more from Eric at his website, The Country Scribe