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FHS robotics team turns in a top finish
New policy would do away with memorials at schools
Gateway Academy will grow next year
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Track: Tigers make rain-delayed outdoor debut
Softball: Irish slide past Tigers
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Farmington wrestlers go to national dual meet
Girls golf: Tigers play through the snow
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
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September 29, 2009
Innovator in ethanol industry taking on new ground
BENSON -- Bill Lee is leaving an ethanol plant known as a leader in innovation for what he believes will be the next big step in renewable energy. Lee said he believes biomass from agricultural and forest-product residues will be playing an ever bigger role in not only providing...
September 29, 2009 - 7:34am
February 23, 2009
Ethanol backers say they can add jobs
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's ethanol industry could help produce jobs in a time they are most needed, agriculture supporters say. "We can help Minnesota recover from this recession," Brad Nelson told a state Senate agriculture committee last Thursday. Nelson, a south-central Minnesota...
February 23, 2009 - 8:41am
November 24, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Minnesota farmers and ranchers face challenges but also opportunities, says the head of the state's largest farm organization....
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Bushmills to use, discharge less water
ATWATER -- A relatively straightforward air-permitting procedure, started in April of 2006 to allow Bushmills Ethanol to expand its production, has turned into a lengthy and expensive venture for the Atwater business. "It's a long, convoluted process," said Erik Osmon, a bit wearily,...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 14, 2008
Ag chief disputes ethanol-food price link
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's agriculture commissioner says the country's grocery stores are misleading Americans when they claim that corn-based ethanol is driving up food prices. "Some of this message is the result of calculated efforts from groups such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association,"...
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July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Corn growers fight back
ST. PAUL - The corn industry is trying to counter those who blame ethanol for pumping up consumer prices. Corn growers say they are responsible for gasoline prices staying lower than they would have otherwise. "A dark oily cloud hangs over motorists' travel plans this Memorial Day...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
Lawmaker wants to know about ethanol plant impacts
Rep. Ken Tschumper, DFL-La Crescent, announced plans to introduce legislation requiring environmental impact statements for new ethanol plants. His proposal was released at about the same time a University of Minnesota study showed the growing of plants for fuels increases the amount...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am