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Judge lowers bond for ND nurse accused of stealing hospice drugs
ND dressing room peeper appeals prison sentence to high court
Couple survives 25 minutes after falling through ice in frigid waters of northwest Minn. lake
North Dakota AG clarifies permitless carry law
This week, more than a million people watched a Concordia College hockey player skate to school
'It's not just FBS at all costs': Mike Houston on re-upping with James Madison University
Bison defense goes from facing one extreme to the other in FCS semifinals
Forum prep sports podcast talk local basketball, nice moment for Carly Kottsick
Wild G Dubnyk sidelined with injury
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Letter: Estate tax is death tax for small businesses
Fedorchak: Heitkamp is wrong about tax reform
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Letter: Tax bill is a sweetheart deal for children with wealthy parents
Bender: The politics of self-preservation
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These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Blue Angels to headline Fargo AirSho
Celebrate the season at one of these events (Dec. 14, 2017)
After Wetterling murder suspect was caught, a Minn. filmmaker's documentary on the story shifted entirely
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Redbox rolls out streaming video service
'Merry Christmas' greeting? Half of Americans don't care.
Here's a hefty list of businesses that opened and closed in 2017
Doctor who was disciplined now plans new Moorhead clinic
The Bazaar at the Black Building planned Thursday, Dec. 14
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No need for Napa: 10 wine destinations less than 2 hours from F-M
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
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How satisfying is farming compared to other occupations?
The British publication, The Guardian, ranked 274 occupations in 2014 according to how satisfied job-holders rated their occupations. Clergy...
April 14, 2017 - 7:37am
April 7, 2017
The continuing story of a farm family dealing with alcoholism
When I last wrote about Dan's misuse of alcohol and his family's travail in early September last year, everyone in his family and their children's...
April 7, 2017 - 11:47am
March 31, 2017
Procrastination: what it signals about farm people and others
Few people are not guilty of procrastination. I'm among the guilty — just ask my wife — but please don't tell her I admitted this....
March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
March 24, 2017
Farming in the U.S. has a nearby hopeful future
Many large and small commercial farm operators in the U.S. and worldwide are struggling to make ends meet currently. The 2017 farming year looks like it could be a "turnaround" year, but there will be casualties among some overly-indebted producers who want to continue farming and...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
March 17, 2017
Does repealing or fixing the ACA benefit rural and agricultural people more?
The U.S. Congress is debating whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and start over with new legislation, or to fix the shortcomings...
March 17, 2017 - 11:45am
March 10, 2017
A high and scary point in life
On July 24, 1972, Marilyn and I reached a high point in our lives. It was also one of our most dangerous days ever. We had been married only...
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
Silence: seldom experienced, but important for everyone
A thoughtful friend who is moving on determinedly after her farmer-husband died of suicide several years ago told me recently how moments of...
March 3, 2017 - 9:00am
February 24, 2017
Practical considerations to manage farm financial stress
A January 2017 article, "Getting Ready for Farm Loan Renewal" by Tina Barrett in the University of Nebraska publication, Crop Watch, prompted...
February 24, 2017 - 11:00am
February 17, 2017
Current farm economy may trigger behavioral distress
Farm economists and lenders last October estimated that about 20 percent of farmers would have difficulty paying annual farm operating and/or...
February 17, 2017 - 9:00am
February 10, 2017
Economic uncertainties contribute to farm producers' anxiety
During the past two weeks, I received four requests for assistance with farm economic uncertainty. Two inquiries came from farmers with grave...
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
February 3, 2017
Cattle are important to humans
Cattle have contributed to the survival of humans for thousands of years, initially as animals our hunter-gatherer ancestors pursued for food,...
February 3, 2017 - 11:00am
January 27, 2017
A love for cattle
Raising cattle was one of the best parts of farming for me. In particular, I enjoyed producing and contributing to high-quality beef animals...
January 27, 2017 - 11:00am
January 20, 2017
The keepers of the culture in our communities
Every community, large or small, has outstanding people who take charge of community events and set the tone for social standards in their communities....
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Civics and government are disappearing as school subjects
Thomas Jefferson is reputed to have said in his 1801 presidential inauguration address: "Lady Liberty will survive as long as freedom of speech...
January 13, 2017 - 8:15am
January 6, 2017
Farm estate planning lessons learned 'the hard way'
Six months ago, a man in his late 20s, "Joe," who farms with his father, "Bill," asked for advice. They maintain an 850-acre corn/soybean farming...
January 6, 2017 - 11:30am