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  • Fire destroys garage; vehicles off road due to ice

    | Published on January 22, 2020 at 1:56pm CST Tom Hintgen| Author: Tom Hintgen

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    A fire called in at 6:48 p.m. on Jan. 16 destroyed a detached garage as well as a vehicle and 4-wheeler inside the garage. The location was southeast of Swan Lake, near Fergus Falls. It was believed that the cause of the fire was a wood-burning stove. There were no injuries. Safety consultants say proper venting of… Read More

  • $11 million in broadband grants coming for rural Minn., Iowa

    | Published on January 22, 2020 at 12:24pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky announced USDA has invested $11 million in three, high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for more than 1,395 rural households and nearly 120 businesses throughout several counties in Minnesota and northern Iowa.  This is one of many funding announcements in the first… Read More

  • Wolf attack prevention efforts qualify for grant money for livestock owners of wolf attacks

    | Published on January 22, 2020 at 12:22pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding livestock producers that new money is available to help prevent wolf attacks. A total of $60,000 will be awarded through the Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants. Applications are due January 31, 2020, to the MDA. The grants provide reimbursement for costs of approved practices to prevent wolf-livestock conflicts. Eligible… Read More

  • MDA updates maps on groundwater protection rule

    | Published on January 22, 2020 at 12:22pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued updated maps that will help farmers across the state comply with the Groundwater Protection Rule. The Groundwater Protection Rule will reduce the risk of nitrate from fertilizer impacting groundwater in areas of the state where soils are prone to leaching and where drinking water supplies are threatened…. Read More

  • Farm group ‘cautiously optimistic’ with first phases of trade deal

    | Published on January 22, 2020 at 12:21pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Farmers Union hopes pacts help move toward opening up China market  The U.S. Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the agreement negotiated to replace the previous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and sent it to President Trump’s desk.  This came one day after Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed their “phase one”… Read More

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