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  • Minnesota pheasant harvest drops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The number of pheasant hunters in Minnesota plunged last year along with the ringneck harvest. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says only 62,000 pheasant hunters took to the fields …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Rains slow Minnesota small grain harvest

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota’s small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 4.5 days were suitable for fieldwork …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A financial planner accused of stealing more than $10 million from his clients had plenty of company when he appeared in court in Minneapolis. Dozens of people who say Sean Meadows …

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    21 Aug 14
  • Minnesota wild rice yields hurt by spring rainfall

      REMER, Minn. (AP) – Experts say spring storms have negatively affected wild rice yields in Minnesota. Rod Ustipak, a wild rice expert for the state Department of Natural Resources, tells Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year’s corn harvest …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Minnesota farmers progress on small-grain harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Dry weather over the past week has allowed Minnesota farmers to make steady progress on the small -grain harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its weekly crop progress …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Emergency haying, grazing approved in 7 counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Farmers in seven Minnesota counties have been cleared for emergency haying and grazing on acres enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program. The federal Farm Service Agency says excessive rain has …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Minnesota nets $5 million to fix flood-hit roads

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Another $5 million in federal assistance is bound for Minnesota to help repair roads and bridges damaged by severe flooding in June. Governor Mark Dayton’s administration said Thursday that …

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    08 Aug 14