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‘Ride for Mother Earth’ protests pipeline route: ‘Honor the Earth’ movement continues demonstrations

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what they say are the dangers associated with Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.
Monday, more…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Ride for Mother Earth’ protests pipeline route: ‘Honor the Earth’ movement continues demonstrations

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what they say are the dangers associated with Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.
Monday, more…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Bison Dog’ adds new flavor to Minnesota State Fair

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIVER FALLS, Wis. — The Minnesota State Fair offers a variety of foods for visitors to try, with new flavors every year. This year, fairgoers can get a taste of regionally raised bison.

Food vendor Bruce Chesin, who runs the stand Chicago Dogs, …continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — High school students’ ACT scores are flat this year, but Minnesota continues to lead the nation for states in which the majority of students take the college readiness exam.

Minnesota’s average ACT composite score dipped one-tenth…continue reading on dglobe.com

Kenneth teen to serve as Minnesota 4-H Ambassador

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

KENNETH — When Andrea Severtson earned her first trip to the Minnesota State Fair as a sixth-grader, she showed a heifer calf named Bella, learned her way around the fairgrounds and experienced her first-ever 4-H dance.

During that 4-H Livestock…continue reading on dglobe.com

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit
FARGO — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the state of Minnesota can participate as a friend of the court in the Richland-Wilkin Joint Powers Authority’s lawsuit against the Army Corps of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants.
It’s a practice that’s been going on since the 1980s in the local DuPont Pioneer fields. But Matt Walch, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants.
It’s a practice that’s been going on since the 1980s in the local DuPont Pioneer fields. But Matt Walch, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants.
It’s a practice that’s been going on since the 1980s in the local DuPont Pioneer fields. But Matt Walch, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teens give life back to the kernels: Pollinators walk fields to help seed company develop new lines of corn

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

SABIN, Minn. — Every summer dozens of teens and adults walk acres of cornfields near this western Minnesota town, pollinating the plants.
It’s a practice that’s been going on since the 1980s in the local DuPont Pioneer fields. But Matt Walch, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com