Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton's office to urge Minnesotans to commemorate 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War by ringing bells on April 9.
"Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons," state Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said. "They commemorate births, deaths, sadness, alarm and warni...
March 27, 2015 - 8:21am
Ag Right with Agweek reporter Jonathan Knutson
March Madness is what the NCAA calls its annual men's basketball tournament during the month. It's a catchy marketing term, of course, but it's not pure exaggeration. A lot of people are passionate, sometimes obsessively so, about the tournament.
It' a stretch, I know, but the annual prospective planting report issued on the last working day of March reminds me a bit of March Madness. The repo...
March 27, 2015 - 8:16am
Addicted To Running
It's not uncommon for Coby, my Golden retriever, to find himself attending doggie daycare during the week.
Personally, I'm a huge proponent of getting dogs together, especially at a young age, to help them socialize and get plenty of exercise. It's something I started with Riley, my previous Golden, and a tradition I continue with Coby, now 20-months-old. You can read some blogs about Riley he...
March 25, 2015 - 7:38pm
As many of you might have already noticed, Im now a superstar.
I have between 20 and 30 seconds of on-camera fame each week. The fan mail, autograph requests and pleas for my appearance at childrens birthday parties have been overwhelming
Fine. That's a lie, but recording a short weekly segment about Agweek for our newest endeavor, AgweekTV, has been a fun new experiencefor me.
AgweekTV is a tr...
February 17, 2015 - 11:00pm
Goethe's sports blog
There it was. Just a few dozen yards in front of me. A deer skipping through the woods, its big white tail flopping as it leaped over a fallen branch.
Unfortunately, this scene played out on a walking path in Thief River Falls, Minn., on Sunday and not on hunting land. And as it turned out, that doe within city limits was the only deer I have seen to this point while taking p...
November 10, 2014 - 2:51pm