October 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO North Dakota impacts from the federal shutdown include nearly $290 million in Conservation Reserve Program and direct-payment checks that would have gone out to farmers and landowners in the first week of October but didn’t. Continue Reading
June 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
As our nation recognized four decades ago, a strong all-volunteer military forever will rely on our employers’ support. Continue Reading
April 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke left open the possibility Wednesday of further Fed action to stimulate the economy. Continue Reading
May 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Employment is expected to increase in Minnesota this year, and that should contribute to a healthier economy, a Federal Reserve economist said Friday.
May 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Toby Madden, a regional economist at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, will speak Friday in Willmar.
January 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
County has 9,000-plus acres enrolled in conservation program
WORTHINGTON In an effort to stem the tide of dropping commodity prices in the early 1980s, the federal government adopted several key programs in the 1985 Farm Bill that helped change the course of agriculture in the latter part of the 20th century. Continue Reading
December 20, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Tim Walz announced Friday the support of Rep. Gene Taylor and strong support from the military and veterans community as he prepares to assume a leadership role in the House National Guard and Reserve Caucus in the next Congress. Continue Reading
November 24, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press
While Americans are reflecting on what they are thankful for, members of the Guard and Reserve and their families across Minnesota are encouraged to thank supportive employers this Thanksgiving by nominating them for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Continue Reading
August 26, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON The economy appears to be stalling. Yet the Federal Reserve has run out of simple steps it can take to revive it.