Minnesota receives USDA grant supporting local foods in schools The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced that Minnesota is one of 71 projects spanning 42 states to receive support this year through the U.S.
? 'Adopt-a-Senior' this holiday season Holiday shoppers in Brainerd and Baxter can give cheer this holiday season to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior program.
Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., has been around politics long enough not to assume that today's political good fortune will necessarily be around next month, or even next week.
? Musels named state directors for pageants The Miss United States Organization has announced that Vicki and Bill Musel have been named as the state directors for the Miss Minnesota United States and Miss Iowa United States Pageants.
There two conflicts that are beyond the comprehension of those who choose to govern: 1. "We are told not to judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics.
Funding still available to assist low-income landowners in upgrading septic systemsSTAPLES - Region Five currently offers low-interest funding (3 percent for 60 months) to landowners that can show repayment ability to repair or replace an existing septic system. There are no income limits.
...contains tips on how to stretch food dollars through budgeting, food selection and low-cost recipes ? The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition website offers tips on budget shopping, choosing healthy foods and maximizing benefit spending...
...landowners to replace, refurbish or service an individual household water well system. Funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service is limited and will sunset when funds are exhausted.The maximum loan amount...
Deborah Beatrice Rowell of Pine River says she only pleaded guilty to an animal neglect charge because she didn't believe she would get a fair trial, saying she was "blackmailed." Rowell, 60, pleaded guilty to one of nine animal neglect charges Oct.
This year's Minnesota State Fair was the perfect time for Minnesotans to soak in the sights, the sounds, and the aromas of the good food of Minnesota's rich agricultural heritage.
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