Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' predicted to be twice the size of national goal. Again.
Scientists forecast the low-oxygen zone will be around 4,100 square miles this summer, despite federal efforts to reduce nutrient runoff from fertilizer use on Midwest farms.
Wheat prices jump following collapse of major dam in southern Ukraine
Global prices for wheat and corn soared Tuesday after a major dam in Ukraine collapsed, renewing market fears about the fragility of the country's ability to ship food to Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia as it fights a war with Russia.
Iowa company bids $13 million for Windom slaughterhouse, will not retain the workers
The new buyer will not retain the workforce, which totaled 1,007 employees at the time of bankruptcy. A South Dakota pork group will buy the plant's hogs for $1.3 million.
Supreme Court ruling eliminates protections from vast areas of wetlands
Environmentalist groups denounce "devastating" ruling; state regulators say Minnesota's expansive wetlands protections will blunt the impact.
Windom pork plant closes Friday, starting 10-day clock on immigrant workers with visas
At a taco stand inside a garage in this southern Minnesota town, meatpacker workers commiserate and make plans for when the pork plant shutters.
Minnesota law creates new farmer safety net for grain elevator sales
Minnesota legislature drops $10 million into a grain indemnity fund to pay for losses when an elevator goes broke.
Second Minnesota farmer pleads guilty to role in organic grain fraud scheme
Nephew of the Cottonwood County farmer who pleaded guilty to wire fraud earlier this month told a federal judge Thursday he lied on a crop insurance application.
Minnesotans to jump-start summer this Memorial Day in the air and on the road
Just be ready: Airport lines will be long and highways will be jammed.
St. Paul reports safety improvements after year of revised traffic policing
St. Paul woman charged with vandalizing mosque, warrant issued
State gives Stillwater $6 million for riverfront parks
Body found south of Winona; father of missing woman's children arrested
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Twins' late rally falls short of Rays' later rally in 2-1 loss
Lynx-Liberty game Wednesday postponed in smoky New York City
Darwitz re-emerges quickly as new Hill-Murray girls hockey coach
Scoggins: Twins' stunning strikeout stats frustrate me, you and Carew
NorthMet copper nickel mine loses key permit over threat to tribal water quality
Ramstad: In Leech Lake Band, people can use their PTO to get personal loans
Hormel's 'aggressive' global strategy stalls amid international speed bumps
Minneapolis brand turns leftovers from oat milk production into cereal
Editorial counterpoint: Getting people downtown requires safety above all
Time for Minnesota to get the lead out
Mike Thompson: LIV and PGA merger
Readers Write: Rethinking Nicollet Mall, the pro golf merger, the curse of 'chat assistants'
3 guys rode nonmotorized scooters from Brainerd to Bemidji, and TikTok loved it
Big Gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week
A bird is attacking my car mirror: What should I do?
9 new Minnesota vacation rentals: Domes, 'tiny' cabins and glamping tents
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St. Anthony: Couple build farm-to-fork business — and community — in central Minnesota
Jenni and Tom Smude pivoted about 15 years ago after nearly losing their farm.
Brooks: When the clocks sprang forward, the weary cows laid back down
Cows have just as much of a mental clock as we do, a dairy farmer said, so a time change "really messes with them."
State's farmers are in the fields, but won't miss action on the fields
Football Across Minnesota: Harvest is a day-and-night, time-consuming operation throughout Minnesota. But farming and following football from the tractor is a longstanding tradition that has been aided by technology.
Pence opens presidential bid with denunciation of Trump over Jan. 6 insurrection and abortion
Ex-Trump aide testifies before federal grand jury in Florida investigation of Mar-a-Lago documents
Ex-governor candidate Scott Jensen sues Keith Ellison, medical board
Christie goes after Trump in presidential campaign launch, calling him a 'self-serving mirror hog'
After years of threats, a feud ends with a Black mom dead and her white neighbor arrested
'I can taste the air': Hazardous smoke from wildfires hangs over millions in Canada, US
Wisconsin Senate OKs bills targeting unemployment benefits
New lawsuit filed after Iowa building collapse; governor seeks federal aid with emergency response
Ukraine rushes drinking water to flooded areas as environmental damage mounts from dam break
Pope Francis has scar tissue removed, hernia repaired during 3-hour abdominal surgery
Prince Harry to tabloid newspaper's lawyer: 'Nobody wants to be phone hacked'
NATO allies prepare unprecedented air deployment exercise over Europe in show of force to Russia
Why thousands of board games are buried beneath Mankato
Listen: Why didn't Minneapolis and St. Paul ever merge?
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What happens to the plastic bags we recycle at grocery stores?
George Winston, million-selling pianist known for his melodic style, dead at age 73
'General Hospital' actor Haley Pullos sued by injured driver after Pasadena car crash
The Iron Sheik, charismatic former pro wrestling villain and Twitter personality, dies at 81
Actor Jay Johnston, known for 'Bob's Burgers' character, arrested on Capitol riot charges
Owatonna's Papa Jake survived D-Day on Omaha Beach, now he's a TikTok star
His wife died young. His response? Run and reset
Retiring Minneapolis teacher 'Ms. Jean' has offered a living lesson in caring
Minnesota carpenter helps rebuild Notre Dame's fire-ravaged roof with medieval techniques
St. Joseph distillery opens with its rapid-aged whiskey
Master distiller Gregg Obbink went from working on NASA spacecraft to building his own equipment for rapid-aged whiskey.
Cargill to exit poultry business in China
The Minnesota-based ag and food giant has agreed to sell Cargill Protein China to a private equity firm in Beijing amid broader challenges to the meat industry there.
Minnesota hog farms say they were fleeced by Windom plant's bankruptcy
As HyLife filed for bankruptcy, a farmer delivered hogs to the Windom plant and says he's owed nearly $1 million. Lawyers threaten to invoke century-old Packers and Stockyards Act that protects livestock farmers.
Minnesota farm recycles school lunch leftovers to feed thousands of pigs
Barthold Farms in St. Francis picks up food scraps from several area schools in the Food to Hog program.
Minnesota farmer ordered to pay $19 million after pleading guilty in organic fraud case
James Clayton Wolf of Jeffers admitted guilt to a felony count of wire fraud for selling conventionally grown corn as organic corn to a Pennsylvania buyer in 2018.