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The New Honeycrisp? Stillwater Apple Farm Offering New Flavor

Minnesota loves creating new takes on fall’s favorite fruit, and Aamodt’s Apple Farm has the freshest addition. Sweet RiverBelle is available for a limited time at the Stillwater, Minn., farm, as Aamodt’s is the only place offering the sweet-tasting apple.

09/20/2013

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More Than 130 Animals Seized After Living In ‘Deplorable Conditions’

One week after 135 horses, dogs, chickens and ducks were taken from a rural Pine county farm, the animals are showing signs of improvement. Chocolate labs and golden retrievers that appeared underweight and hungry are eating bowls of food and putting on pounds.

09/18/2013

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Farm Fields Turn Dry In Central, Eastern Minn.

Cornfields and pastures are drying out in parts of central and eastern Minnesota, and some cattle producers are starting to thin out their herds to cut costs.

08/19/2013

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Milking Robots Are Pricy, But Cows Sure Like Them

At dairy farms across Minnesota, robots are moving in. Over the past couple years, dozens of dairy farmers have turned to “robotic milking” as a way to help their business.

08/16/2013

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Nationwide, MN’s No. 2 In Wind Power

For generations of farmers, having a wind mill was a dependable way to pump water for their livestock. Now it’s rare to drive Minnesota’s rural roads and see the old steel structures still turning in the breeze. But there’s a good chance what you will see instead is a taller structure spinning with three blades.

08/06/2013

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Dara Moskowitz’s Grumdahls Top 5 Places For Grass-Fed

Farmers and ranchers all over Minnesota are turning to grass pasturing their animals, instead of raising them indoors, on grain. Name your animal and traditional farm product, they can be raised out of doors on pasture. Come out to the farm with us and find out about places doing it on grass!

06/24/2013

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Dara Moskowitz’s Grumdahls Top 5 Places For Grass-Fed

Farmers and ranchers all over Minnesota are turning to grass pasturing their animals, instead of raising them indoors, on grain. Name your animal and traditional farm product, they can be raised out of doors on pasture. Come out to the farm with us and find out about places doing it on grass!

06/24/2013

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72-Year-Old Woman Burned Trying To Put Out Grass Fire

A 72-year-old woman was severely burned after trying to put out a grass fire at a rural farm on Monson Lake Road in Itasca County.

10/18/2012

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Driver Demolishes Cars In Farm Equipment

A drunk driver in Siberia takes his bulldozer out for a drive in a crowded parking lot. No people were hurt, except for the bulldozer driver after he is grabbed by the other drivers….Watch the […]

09/04/2012

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11-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Corcoran

After being found underwater and unconscious in a pond in Corcoran, Minn., an 11-year-old boy was pronounced dead at North Memorial Hospital, police say.

07/25/2012

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Police: Storms Significantly Damage Farm In Redwood Co.

Storms in southwestern Minnesota caused significant damage to a farm in Redwood County, authorities say.

04/21/2012

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White House Christmas Tree Selected In Wisconsin

White House groundskeepers have settled on a Christmas tree. It will come from a farm in Marquette County.

10/04/2011

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Boy, 12, Killed In ATV Crash In NE Minnesota

A 12-year-old Sturgeon Lake boy has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident on his family’s farm.

10/03/2011

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Barn Fire Kills 9,000 Turkeys

A fire in Northwest Minnesota wiped out a farmer’s barn and the 9,000 turkeys inside.

09/30/2011

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Authorities Take 2 Malnourished Horses From MN Farm

Only two malnourished horses were taken from an East Bethel farm on Monday afternoon, but more might be taken as early as Tuesday, investigators said.

08/29/2011

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