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Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862.
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USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota counties

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Hennen has announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program acres for 70 Minnesota counties. Continue Reading

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

MPCA actions total $1.1M

May 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded $1.1 million in enforcement penalties last month, with a local firm paying the largest share of the total.
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Bushmills Ethanol of Atwater pays $800,000 penalty for wastewater violations

April 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SAINT PAUL Bushmills Ethanol, Inc. of Atwater has paid an $800,000 civil penalty for wastewater treatment violations. Continue Reading

Sign up now for Pomme de Terre River watershed academy beginning Thursday

April 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MORRIS It’s everyone’s job to help keep water clean in streams and lakes. You can help by participating in the Pomme de Terre River watershed academy. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., insurance agencies announce merger

April 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Ken Ohl, president of Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, and Jim Lundquist, president of Willmar Insurance Agency, have agreed to merge the agencies effective April 1. Continue Reading

NRCHS agency nearing split

December 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON After 34 years, the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board met for the final time Wednesday afternoon in Worthington, shoring up some final details as the two counties move toward their Dec. 31 split and dissolution of the joint powers agreement. Continue Reading

Frustrations mount in NRCHS agency

September 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE As Nobles-Rock Community Health Services (NRCHS) continues to move closer to an agency split at the end of this year, the tension among employees continues to increase as few answers are offered about the future of the agency in Nobles County. Continue Reading