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The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Phillip Rotz fears for his family's future in dairy farming. His small 55-cow farm, Twin Oaks Dairy south of Detroit...
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
May 25, 2018 - 9:41am
MEDORA, N.D. — We're trying to give the two bison a wide berth, but it isn't easy. We're hemmed in in a tiny meadow bordered by a wall...
Coming to Minnesota saved his life ... and helped launch his food empire
July 15, 2017 - 10:30am
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Strawberry the chicken squats precariously, unsure of her pale, domed perch. Beneath her, Andrew Zimmern — a slight...
Minnesota's folk schools teach heritage crafts
July 10, 2017 - 11:08am
MINNEAPOLIS — Theresa Crawford eyed the 8-foot timber, a far more formidable chunk of wood than the slender lengths she usually carves into...
From vintage vanilla to Juneberry surprise, this ND ice cream company is gaining nationwide fame
July 4, 2017 - 8:07am
BOTTINEAU, N.D. — When Jeff Beyer purchased Pride Dairy in Bottineau, N.D., he had no idea that one day be asked to duplicate Thomas Jefferson's...
Unexpected income: What to do with extra paychecks
June 27, 2017 - 12:14pm
FARGO — What if someone told you that you were throwing away two paychecks per year? While employees on a semi-monthly payroll calendar receive...