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July 20, 2010
Merrick Ward is all smiles while he sits with his father, Mitchell, aboard a tractor Tuesday at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. They are from River Falls. Chad Richardson photo.
Farm Tech, Day 1: 'It doesn't get much better'
July 20, 2010 - 4:05pm
July 19, 2010
Tent City came to life Saturday as Heritage Hill exhibitors brought keepsakes like John Losgaard's 'Farm Handy' three-wheeled farm utility, left, to the Farm Tech grounds to exhibit. Losgaard acquired his prize years ago and restored it to reflect a Farmall look -- his favorite.
The countdown is on
July 19, 2010 - 9:31am
December 8, 2009
The Hastings Fire Department works to extinguish a barn fire that broke out Tuesday morning.
Updated: Barn destroyed by fire
December 8, 2009 - 10:56am
November 16, 2009
Victims from ammonia leak identified
November 16, 2009 - 10:14pm
October 9, 2009
Frank and Cindy Femling bought the apple orchard in 1989.
Picking time
October 9, 2009 - 9:23am
October 7, 2009
Rains halt harvest
October 7, 2009 - 7:11am
September 29, 2009
Innovator in ethanol industry taking on new ground
September 29, 2009 - 7:34am
September 25, 2009
A tractor and planter are driven Thursday on state Highway 23 near Maynard as traffic follows. Officials are reminding motorists in farm country to watch for farmers moving equipment as harvest season gears up. Susan Lunneborg/West Central Tribune
Minnesota officials urge motorists to be cautious on roads
September 25, 2009 - 7:46am
September 23, 2009
Cool summer could mean fewer pumpkins this fall
September 23, 2009 - 6:48am
September 16, 2009
Pawlenty seeks ag disaster declaration
September 16, 2009 - 7:43am
August 19, 2009
Pawlenty seeks federal pork help; other briefs
August 19, 2009 - 7:18am
July 21, 2009
Chicken ordinance OK'd by Planning Commission
July 21, 2009 - 3:59pm
July 9, 2009
As customers relax and enjoy the day Sunday, members of the Max Ray Trio entertain at the Alexis Bailly Vineyard. The trio was the first of the performers scheduled for Sunday afternoons this summer.
Enjoy the wine and the music at local vineyard
July 9, 2009 - 11:07am
June 30, 2009
Chairman Mike Kilgore of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council told reporters Monday that Minnesota will be greener in a year, thanks to nearly $300 million in outdoors project spending from funds generated by a sales tax increase. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 24, 2009
City considers allowing chickens in residential neighborhoods
June 24, 2009 - 7:41am