Warning … Graphic Image

As I was searching for Associated Press copy and related art to include on the Agriculture page for Tuesday’s edition, I opened up one image I really wish I hadn’t. The story, which you will find on the ag page, was about pocket gopher bounties in southern Minnesota counties. I found an image of a…
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Chillin In My Own Little World

Holy cow it’s cold outside! It makes me wonder again just why we choose to live here. I like to have four seasons, but minus-40 windchill seems excessive. It begs the question – if you could live anywhere in the U.S., where would you live? I’d tend to say Anacortes, Wash., (I went whale watching…
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Congrats Matt And Teresa Widboom

Matt and Teresa Widboom of Worthington were named runners-up in the Excellence in Agriculture competition Monday, during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Dan and Cara June Strasser of Tennessee won the award. They received a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck and free registration to the YF&R Leadership Conference.…
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Relay For Life

The Nobles County Relay for Life committee was supposed to meet Monday night for its 2009 organizational kick-off. Unfortunately a blizzard kept everyone at home. This year’s Relay for Life will be June 19-20, in Worthington. The annual event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and most of the funds stay within Minnesota…
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Blizzards And Birthdays

I tend to believe I’m among a majority of Minnesotans ready to say ENOUGH with this winter weather. January is notorious for snow and cold – just one of two reasons why I don’t like having a January birthday. (The other reason is that it falls too close to Christmas). My family finally managed a…
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