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MARILYN HAGERTY: Pinto beans made valley debut in 1962

April 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Used in chili and in southern states and as a dried bean for the dinner table, the high-protein pinto bean seldom had been seen in this northern area. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: One-sided anti-poverty discussions disappoint

April 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“Our research shows that if you want to avoid poverty and join the middle class in the United States, you need to complete high school (at a minimum), work full time and marry before you have children,” a Brookings Institution report concluded in 2009.
How can a conference claim to be about ending poverty if it wears blinders to such results? Continue Reading

South Korea says North preparing for nuclear test

April 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Recent satellite images show North Korea is digging a new tunnel in what appears to be preparation for a third nuclear test, according to South Korean intelligence officials.
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Flying high on a day of blue skies in Dickinson

April 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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Firefighters: Resident who died in Colorado wildfire told to go

April 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DENVER (AP) One resident who was killed in a Colorado wildfire had been warned in person by a firefighter to evacuate, a fire department spokesman said Monday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Setting an energy example

April 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz visited Worthington on Thursday, meeting with community leaders at the Biotechnology Advancement Center to tout the Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act he has co-authored in Washington. Continue Reading

Letter: Legislature will eliminate obsolete laws, agencies

April 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

The Legislature is fulfilling its obligation to review and repeal any Minnesota laws and commissions that are duplicative or obsolete. Continue Reading

Twins drop home opener

April 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Twins are trying to restore pride, health and competitiveness after last year’s 99-loss debacle.
First, they need to start by winning a game. To do that, they’ll have to take a lead. Continue Reading

Willmar’s Smith off to strong start at Lake County

April 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Commish Goodell upholds penalties in bounty case

April 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Sean Payton now knows for certain he won’t be coaching in 2012.
And the New Orleans Saints must figure out whether Bill Parcells or someone else is best suited to take over a team seeking its fourth straight trip to the playoffs. Continue Reading