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Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Hancock project receives $500,000 grant
Asbestos removal should start soon in Hancock building
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Robert O. Hubbard
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
Dairy hosts 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
May 23, 2016
Stevens County to host open house on buffer strip maps
MORRIS — Stevens County will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, June 1 for citizens to review preliminary buffer maps produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. At the open house there will be printed maps for constituents to review and persons on hand to...
May 23, 2016 - 5:14am
April 22, 2016
Features from the Farm: Application of social network analysis to animal welfare research
Animal agriculture has been shaped by the general public's concerns about animal welfare. The emergence of abnormal behaviors in farm animals...
April 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
April 8, 2016
Pesticides, farm programs discussed as ag policy omnibus bill heads to House Floor
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon will decide whether certain pesticides should be prohibited from being used on golf courses and the best methods for encouraging organic farming. Representatives also will discuss helping with foreclosure mediation for farmers. Legislative...
April 8, 2016 - 4:29pm
April 1, 2016
University students develop seed library for local gardeners
MORRIS — Local gardeners who would like to experiment with locally grown seeds, or amateurs who want to get into gardening for the first...
April 1, 2016 - 3:10pm
March 25, 2016
Features from the Farm: Life cycle assessment of corn grain at the WCROC
March 25, 2016 - 4:18pm
March 24, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being considered to provide them financial help to update their machines. "These would be the smaller, older tractors," Rep. Paul Anderson,...
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota ag commissioner hopes for more trade with Cuba
WILLMAR — When Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson visited Cuba he had to put his past beliefs about the country behind...
March 7, 2016 - 10:53am
March 4, 2016
Business Briefs: March 5, 2016
Ruh awarded first place at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference University of Minnesota graduate student Kathryn Ruh was awarded first place in the Organic Research Forum Poster Session at the 2016 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference held in La Crosse,...
March 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 27, 2016
Val Dolcini: Farmers and ranchers are the original conservationists
The modern environmental conservation movement is one that has brought awareness and conservation practices to many urban audiences. To some, it probably seems like a recent shift in American thinking. But American farmers and ranchers throughout rural and tribal lands were the original...
February 27, 2016 - 5:46am
February 26, 2016
Features from the Farm: Making a difference for organic dairy farms
Brad Heins is a bit of a problem solver, especially when it comes to organic dairy farms. "I enjoy figuring things out; being able to answer...
February 26, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 22, 2016
Buffer maps coming by July 1, but plenty of questions remain
ST. PAUL — Minnesota landowners are to have access to maps showing where they need to install buffer strips by July 1, but questions, distrust and clarifications remain. The Minnesota Legislative Water Commission on Thursday heard that preliminary maps are to be available online...
February 22, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 19, 2016
Business Briefs: February 20, 2016
Hilbrands awarded ROC Research Initiative Award The University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)...
February 19, 2016 - 4:07pm
February 13, 2016
Building a green dairy on the prairie
MORRIS — Later this spring, two new wind turbines and a new solar array will be installed at the West Central Research and Outreach Center...
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am
February 5, 2016
Chokio packed for discussion on environment, buffer strips
A controversial bill passed during the last legislative session that requires buffer strips along public waters and public ditches "stopped...
February 5, 2016 - 4:26pm
February 1, 2016
Gov. Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan to require vegetative buffer strips to help protect water from agricultural runoff and erosion. Privately owned drainage ditches are...
February 1, 2016 - 12:11pm