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Pitching horseshoes and ideas

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — As part of the statewide “Pitch the Commissioner” event series, Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger stopped in Worthington Tuesday to discuss how public health can be improved in the community and region.

“The wh…continue reading on dglobe.com

Pitching horseshoes and ideas

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — As part of the statewide “Pitch the Commissioner” event series, Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger stopped in Worthington Tuesday to discuss how public health can be improved in the community and region.

“The wh…continue reading on dglobe.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2008 amendment offers buffet of outdoors, arts funds

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The moose population in northern Minnesota’s forests is dwindling, but a tax that voters raised in 2008 could help save the giants.

“All of us came together on this project, Minnesota Moose Collaborative, to do what we know would …continue reading on dglobe.com

FOTB: The ‘wanderer:’ Adventure, solitude rewarding for Anderson

July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Anneli Anderson recalls the last time she said goodbye to her older brother, Evan.
He had traveled home to Cokato, Minn., in the late summer of 2011 to take a break from his job in the North Dakota oilfields.
“I was sneaking out (of…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Worthington ESL students get work published

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Two natives of Burma who spent part of their life running through the jungles of their homeland due to government conflict, and ultimately finding protection in a refugee camp in Thailand, have had their stories and artwork published….continue reading on dglobe.com

House races bringing in big bucks

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual.
In the 7th district, taking in a h…continue reading on dglobe.com

Investigation into drug sales nets 21 arrests

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR, Minn. — An investigation by a regional drug task force led to 21 arrests Wednesday in west-central Minnesota on felony charges of selling controlled substances.
The the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force said in a statement Thursday that it …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota Power to pay millions to settle Clean Air Act dispute

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Power will pay a $1.4 million civil penalty and spend another $4.2 million on conservation and clean energy projects under a settlement agreement with state and federal regulators announced Wednesday.
The Duluth-based uti…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com