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After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Hoeven not ready to weigh in on Senate health bill, while Heitkamp says it'll make care unaffordable
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
More storm help could be coming from state
The circus came to Hancock
Prep Baseball: Metzger named to all-section team
Legion Baseball: Sayles earns complete game shutout at Osakis
Prep: Seven Owls recognized by Pheasant Conference
Legion Baseball: Wheaton downs Hancock in eight
Junior Legion: Morris 10-runs Benson
James "Jimb" Michael Mulholland
Lucille "Lucy" Ann Krupke Heil
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
Letter to the editor: Thanks Town and Country
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Hancock Record Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
November 3, 2009
Watch for 'moldy corn,' U of M Extension experts warn
The late harvest, wet weather and high moisture corn have contributed to reports of moldy corn across the state, and producers should pay careful attention before handling, storing or feeding the crop to livestock, University of Minnesota Extension experts warn. "If the corn is...
November 3, 2009 - 6:00am
Nominees sought for 17th annual Minnesota Deer Hunter Ethics Award
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA) and Turn In Poachers (TIP) are asking hunters to share stories of exemplary hunting behavior by nominating hunters for the 17th Annual Minnesota Deer Hunter Ethics Award. The award will honor...
November 3, 2009 - 3:45am
October 30, 2009
Entries low for land rent survey
Due to a low number of entries, the Minnesota Land Rent Survey was unable to generate a report for 2009, University of Minnesota Extension educators report. The survey requires 20 or more responses per county to be statistically valid. A total of 208 entries came from 57 counties...
October 30, 2009 - 12:08am
October 28, 2009
Yellow Medicine County officials express frustration over state rules regarding overpopulation of coyotes
GRANITE FALLS -- Dare we say it, but the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners intends to continue to raise a howl of protest over state rules that prevent aggressive action against what the members see as an over population of coyotes. The commissioners reiterated their...
October 28, 2009 - 12:12am
October 26, 2009
Minnesota deer season is almost here
The nine November days so eagerly awaited by Minnesotans are nearly here. The first two weeks include the time that most biologists regard as the rut. It is a time when hunters fashion the whitetail buck to be a bit more careless in his evasive behavior. This may be true to some extent,...
October 26, 2009 - 12:35am
October 24, 2009
Late harvest has made for a slow start to waterfowl, pheasant seasons
WILLMAR -- Area hunters are hoping for better days ahead after experiencing disappointing starts to both the waterfowl and pheasant seasons. "Pretty...
October 24, 2009 - 11:00am
October 22, 2009
The weather this fall has made it very challenging to harvest crops and clear fields. Not only the farmers are struggling with this but also the backyard gardeners. I have yet to get my garden cleared off even though the plants died weeks ago. Just before our first big frost I was...
October 22, 2009 - 12:54pm
October 21, 2009
USDA Will Not Issue Final 2008-Crop Counter - Cyclical Payments for Peanuts, Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA will not issue final 2008 counter-cyclical payments to farmers enrolled in the Direct and Counter-cyclical Program for peanuts, corn, grain sorghum, soybeans and oats because average commodity prices remain above levels that...
October 21, 2009 - 5:41am
Safety first this hunting season
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sells about 600,000 hunting licenses each year so there will be a large number of hunters afield this fall in search of a variety of big and small game. The DNR says it's important that each hunter put safety first to ensure an enjoyable...
October 21, 2009 - 4:44am
Feedlot tours scheduled to highlight Open Lot Agreement projects
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is hosting feedlot tours this month to highlight the state's Open Lot Agreement (OLA) program. The program was established in October 2000 to help livestock producers reduce and eliminate the amount of runoff pollution...
October 21, 2009 - 2:48am
October 16, 2009
Three Hancock FFA members to attend National Convention
The Hancock Future Farmers of America is sending three students to the FFA National Convention this October in Indianapolis. They are Andrew...
October 16, 2009 - 10:15am
October 14, 2009
Newly-improved Auto Tour re-opens in Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge
ODESSA -- Whether hunkered down in duck blinds or busting trails through tall grass, hunters know that autumn is the greatest of seasons to enjoy...
October 14, 2009 - 12:06am
October 12, 2009
Leftover either-sex deer permits on sale
Firearm and muzzleloader hunters who were unsuccessful in this year's lottery for an either-sex deer permit or did not apply can obtain free leftover permits beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, from any Electronic License System (ELS) agent or online, according to the Minnesota...
October 12, 2009 - 3:19pm
October 10, 2009
Locally-grown produce part of WDC schools' lunch program
As hungry high school students line up for lunch, the tangy aroma of sweet peppers drifts from the Wadena-Deer Creek (WDC) High School kitchen. One of the choices on the menu -- chicken fajitas with fresh, sautéed peppers. Outside in the High School Commons where students eat and...
October 10, 2009 - 2:19pm
October 4, 2009
Duck numbers fair, but much better to the west
The six-week window for duck hunting over water begins this weekend in Minnesota and hunters hope to fill the sky with steel shot. What does...
October 4, 2009 - 12:34am