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Police report: June 19-25
Gateway Academy is ready for year 2
Sheriff will collect DNA samples
FHS students get lessons in the outdoors
crime and courts
Farmington gymnasts compete at nationals
VFW baseball: Down big, Farmington rallies for a win
Legion baseball: Sweep gets Post 189 back on track
Magalis wins NSISC Diver of the Year award
Amateur baseball: Jones bros. part of 16-6 Dukes team
Pet of the Week: Heads or Tails?
Police department encourages participation in National Night Out
Pet of the Week: Sweet as a Cupcake
Beware cheap county fair tickets
National youth choir performs Sunday in Farmington
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Bixby
Washington Mutual Bank, vs Kladek
Bank of America, vs zitek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Misgen
World Savings Bank vs. Zimmer
Billy Grimes, 91
Thomas C. O'Malley, 60
Carol J. McGregor, 56
Donald B. Fletcher, 63
Rita Cook, 90
Faith notes: True freedom … forever
Nathan Hansen column: In defense of the selfie stick
Letter: Pool closing is a disappointment
Nathan Hansen column: Behold the webcam of God
Letter: Miss Farmington Ambassador offers thanks
Get Out! Deals
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,"...
news / food / outdoors
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