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  • USCapitol

    The US Senate on Monday passed a 5-year Farm Bill which reforms federal programs and strengthens the farm safety net. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it gives Minnesota ag producers the certainty they need to plan …

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    11 Jun 13
  • CornEmergence

    Yet another week of wet weather last week prevented Minnesota farmers from getting their planting done. The weekly crop report from the USDA says that just over 2-and-a-half days were rated suitable for fieldwork last …

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    11 Jun 13
  • AdoptAHighway

    Minnesota transportation officials say volunteers pick up an estimated 26,000 tons of trash along state highways each year. The Department of Transportation figures the volunteers save the state an estimated $6-million annually. The Adopt-A-Highway program …

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    11 Jun 13
  • FarmRunoff

    US Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting Minnesota to launch a new pilot project offering farmers incentives to take steps to reduce water pollution from their operations. The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program is …

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    10 Jun 13
  • Bloodmobile

    World Blood Donor Day is coming up later this week, and the American Red Cross is encouraging everyone eligible to become regular donors, especially during the summer – a challenging time to meet patient needs. …

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    10 Jun 13
  • ConcertInThePark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park, and the New Ulm Puppet Wagon kicks off its summertime shows at 6:15 in German Park today as well. …

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    10 Jun 13
  • NUHighSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board approved a tax abatement bonding project to make improvements to school parking lots during a special meeting Friday morning. The proposed $680,000 project will include improvements to the …

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    09 Jun 13
  • Fishing

    It’s “Take A Kid Fishing” weekend in Minnesota. The DNR’s Pat Arndt says if you have never fished before, a number of State Parks have equipment families can use free of charge. Arndt says today …

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    09 Jun 13