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What does kohlrabi taste like? What are kale chips? Learn how to offer food samples safely at a Farmers’ Markets workshop on Wednesday, April 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Midtown Square, Room 108 in St.Cloud. Suzanne Driessen, University of Minnesota Extension food safety educator, wil...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension A 2005 University of Minnesota Extension survey of Minnesota dairy operators found that 68 percent of dairy farms employ one or more full time equivalents of hired labor. That’s a lot of farms with employees that most likely are not family. The lab...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, where water quality is key to quality of life, supporters of the buffer-strip proposal from Gov. Mark Dayton say it would have a positive impact for generations to come. The legislation would require farms to have 50 feet of p...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler Correspondent Taqueria Chavez in downtown Long Prairie recently expanded and is showing off an interior transformation. Juan Chavez purchased the building and doubled the restaurant space on the first floor. Renovations of both the old dining space as well as the newly acquired are...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent A new piece of equipment will help the Upsala Fire Department save people from drowning in area water bodies. This new tool is design to help direct fire hoses that are inflated with air over the ice and into open water up to 100 feet out. When the fire hose is [...]...Read More
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Performances of “Journey With Jesus to Calvary,” a unique play presented at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, located south of  Upsala on Highway 238, March 25 – 29. Those who attend will meet companions that encountered Jesus on the road to Calvary. “Be prepared to put more meaning into Ho...Read More
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