By Kerry Drager Correspondent For Dan Meyer’s family of Sauk Centre, raising livestock is a lifetime passion and adventure. However,  the animals that are grazing his fields aren’t your run of the mill Holsteins. The thunder of heavy hooves can be heard from over 200 head of bison at his Hidden Bison Ranch. Bison became [...]

A few months ago, a woman who lived on the 26th floor of a Seattle apartment building looked out her window. Staring back at her was a drone aircraft with a camera attached. Not surprisingly, she called the police. It turned out that the drone was owned by an aviation company that had been hired [...]

Life Link III, which provides helicopter emergency transportation for CentraCare Health, has purchased six new helicopters — one to operate at each of their bases, plus a system spare, to ensure delivery of the highest quality of transport care. In the new aircraft, Life Link III can get to patients faster, transport them to the [...]

An unusual auction of vintage race cars, tractors and other vehicles will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 in Vining. Dennis and Audrey Anderson are selling off vehicles they have collected throughout their lives. Among the vehicles being auctioned are an 80 hp Case steam tractor, vintage 1960s hot rod, military collectibles including an Er Coupe [...]

Consumer Reports magazine has again given St. Cloud Hospital a top score for heart bypass surgery in its August 2014 issue. No other hospital in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Iowa received this recognition. Consumer Reports has previously recognized CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center at St. Cloud Hospital, calling it an “’all-star’ heart surgery [...]

Daily limit would increase from 5 to 10 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss a proposed experimental fishing regulation aimed at reducing an overabundance of channel catfish in the Sauk River chain of lakes as well as Long, North Brown’s, Eden, and Mud [...]

By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection With the start of the new school year, parents across the state are being reminded the health of their children’s eyes is critical to their educational success. Monticello optometrist Dr. Mary Gregory, chair of the Minnesota Optometric Association’s Children’s Vision Committee for the Minnesota Optometric Association, says this is [...]

2 1/2 c. water 2 c. milk 2 Tbsp. butter 1 c. minced onion 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 c. uncooked Arborio rice 3 Tbsp. white wine 1 medium tomato – peeled, seeded and chopped 1 1/3 cups fresh corn kernels 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips [...]

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