Former Grain Trader Hunter Hanson, 22, Gets 8 Years In Prison For $11M ScamA former North Dakota grain trader who admitted to bilking farmers, elevators and commodity brokers out of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison.
MN Lawmakers, Others Along Northern Border Want Grain Rules AddressedRepublican senators along the northern U.S. border are asking officials to address grain in the trade deal with Canada and Mexico.
New Minnesota Distillery Debuts Gin, VodkaA new micro-distillery in Waconia is hoping to make a name for itself in Minnesota’s growing craft distillery industry. J. Carver Distillery sent its first shipment of gin and vodka to Twin Cities liquor stores last week.
Dayton Urges Feds To Step In On Grain DelaysGov. Mark Dayton is urging the federal government to step in on railroad delays hitting Minnesota grain farmers. A growing backlog of railroad shipments cost corn, wheat and soybean farmers $109 million in lower prices this spring, according to a University of Minnesota study.
Shakopee Energy Plant Explosion Damaged Two Silos, Cause Still UnknownThe city of Shakopee is giving the all-clear after a plant explosion rocked the city south of Minneapolis.
Small Grain Planting Advances In Minnesota Small grain planting is advancing at a strong pace in Minnesota, aided by warm, dry weather.