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    Earlier this week, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson sat down with members for the Morris FFA Team to talk ag and the future of students in the agriculture industries. Frederickson has been Ag Commissioner for a year …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Alexander

    A delegation of Russian farmers and businessmen stopped in Morris today. They were on their way to the Riverview Dairy as part of a four farm tour through the Midwest . Alexander Zhukovsky (Ju-cough-ski), the group’s spokesperson, is …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Derailed Train

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A couple blocks in Moorhead have been closed after a train carrying corn went off the tracks. The Moorhead Police Department says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train derailed shortly after 7 …

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    19 Mar 12
  • John Cowles, Jr.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – John Cowles Jr., former publisher and chairman of the Star Tribune newspapers and a philanthropist who pushed for the Metrodome and Guthrie Theater, has died. He was 82. The Star Tribune reports that Cowles died …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Eagan Crash

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) – Police say two people killed in a fiery head-on crash in Eagan were local residents. Investigators say the drivers of two vehicles were killed Saturday about 6 p.m. when one of the motorists …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Urban Farming

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minneapolis City Council this week considers regulations for commercial urban farming. Robert Woods has transformed his vacant city lot into a large garden. When his bounty is ready, Woods wants to sell his fruits …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Someplace Safe (3)

    If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity, consider signing up to work with the area’s lead advocate for victims of crime and violence as well as the leader in eliminating crime and violence in west-central Minnesota. Someplace Safe …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Stevens County Board

    The Stevens County Board of Commissioners will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20th, in regular session. The board will be discussing the Emergency Operations Plan for 2012 with Stevens County Sheriff Randy Willis. County Coordinator Brain Giese will present …

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    19 Mar 12