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MPCA board to hear wild rice study update

November 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Citizens Board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hears an update Tuesday on a major study on a water quality standard meant to protect wild rice. Continue Reading

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Heavy South Dakota rains feed already swollen rivers

August 18, 2011 in WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – A word of warning for people living on area rivers: A wall of water is headed our way. The more than 18 inches of rainfall has fallen on the South Dakota border in the last couple of weeks. What does it mean for our future ? Continue Reading

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Officials debate moving Wild Rice church

August 14, 2011 in INFORUM

Move part of Catholic Diocese of Fargo reorganization
WILD RICE, N.D. Mick Pflugrath, a member of St. Benedict’s Church of Wild Rice for 22 years, calls himself one of the newcomers. Continue Reading

Wild rice rally to greet Dayton on fishing opener

May 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A rally in support of protections for wild rice will greet Gov. Mark Dayton when he travels to northern Minnesota for the fishing opener.
The Legislature is considering measures that would relax the state’s restrictions on discharges of sulfates into wild rice waters. Continue Reading

HOTDISH PROTEST: Groups take aim at Minnesota water-related bills with wild rice recipes

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Environmental Partnership is sending a tongue-in-cheek message to legislators: Enjoy your wild rice hotdish now – before Minnesota’s waters are too contaminated to produce the official state grain. Continue Reading

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Lind: Singing about the good ol’ days

January 1, 2011 in INFORUM

Daughter looks back fondly at parents’ time
You’ll need a magnifying glass to make out the faces on the December 1943 postcard from the old Crystal Ballroom in Fargo. Continue Reading

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Doeden makes seasonal stir fry

November 9, 2010 in INFORUM

Grouse meat a nice alternative with vegetables, wild rice
Ten years ago I could say I’d never seen a ruffed grouse. I definitely had never tried to cook one. Then I moved to northern Minnesota. Continue Reading

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Doeden: Rice twice as nice

October 5, 2010 in INFORUM

I discovered brown rice around the same time I bought a yogurt maker.
It happened while I was on a mission to provide only healthful food for my toddler-aged son, so I was determined to keep as much sugar out of his little body as possible. Continue Reading