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Skyview Plaza residents bake to build beauty salon
Highway 59 detour south of I-94 began May 20
Morris City Council explores additional additional airport hangar
Memorial Day program to honor local soldier MIA since Korean War
Construction for 2014 planned on Morris East side
Tigers earn No. 1 seed in Sub-Section 3AA baseball
Tiger girls wrapping up conference schedule
Tiger boys in 5th place with 2 meets left
Tigers get ready for Section 3AA softball tourney
Tiger girls are conference champs, boys take 2nd in track & field
ROBERT L. WESTPHAL
Buddy Poppies help veterans
McNamer's same sex marriage vote
McNamer's vote on same sex marriage is disappointing
Jay McNamer is out of touch
Minnesota Responds needs you!
Area Student Accomplishments
Open Houses 5-18-13
Mandy Marie Kleindl
Colton Bradley Morehouse
Vienna Beth Gramm
Educator helps promote Minnesota soybeans in China
Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due by May 31
Student helps digitize Barnes-Aastad history
Understanding marketing in years with late planting and prevented planting
New U of M Commodity Challenge ready for action
Down on the Farm
Down on the Farm: More Miserables
On Christmas Day, several new movies hit the big screen. The most notable this year was the latest version of Les Miserables, which opened to critical acclaim. I sat in...
Sat, Jan 05, 2013 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Christmas mission
My only Christmas gift purchases this year were at the Toys-R-Us store in Phoenix where I picked up some toys for kids I will never meet. I wasn't there on...
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Siphon draw
To the east of the Phoenix metropolitan area, a rugged national forest starts within ear shot of the major streets of Apache Junction. Within a ten minute drive, one's chief...
Sat, Dec 22, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Old Apache Trail
To the east of the Phoenix megalopolis runs the Old Apache Trail, which starts out harmlessly enough as Highway 87. As you wind your way through ravines and red cliffs,...
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Adventures in Suburbia
For this year's winter getaway, I am for the first time ever living in a suburban tract home. Located in a massive development on the outskirts of Phoenix, the home...
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 - 12:12am
Down on the Farm: Boom time!
Last week the Grand Forks Herald reported that a parcel of farmland near Park River, N.D. sold for more than $10,000 per acre, a record in the state. The same...
Sat, Nov 24, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: World War I, lost in the mist
November 11 is celebrated as Veteran's Day in the United States today. The date originally was known as Armistice Day to mark the end of hostilities on the Western Front...
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Dealing with darkness
So far, the November days have been uniformly gray. With the time change, darkness closes in abruptly in the evening. Those of us who survive on light power feel our...
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 - 5:00am
With the Twins mired in last place, the urge to flip on the television this summer dwindled to nil. This is the second straight season where hopelessness has sprung eternal...
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Football is doomed
It may take several decades, but American football is going the way of cigarette smoking, forced into near extinction by mounting scientific evidence that the activity kills and maims. We...
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Soft skills
There's talk in economic development circles these days of a "skills gap," the notion that people who graduate from high school or college aren't trained for the jobs that are...
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Homecoming
School is in session, and with it comes a new round of rules and regulations designed more to keep the school out of the paper than to benefit the children...
Sat, Sep 15, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Breaking Up
Modern communication has improved to the point where I find myself yelling, "You're breaking up!" several times per day into my phone. That never happened in the old days with...
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Save the planet, buy our soap
My plastic bottle of dish soap claims using their brand "saves wildlife." On the bottle's label, a mama duck cuddles a baby duck in a manner more designed to trigger...
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 - 5:00am
Down on the Farm: Hideouts
As summer winds down, the boy in me dreads school. In August, my dreams at night revert to themes of missing the bus or of going to school in less...
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 - 5:00am