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May 19, 2018
Statistically, these music students will be better prepared for their adult career paths and more likely to be involved members of their communities than students who aren’t involved in the arts. Annette Tait / Special to Forum News Service
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
May 19, 2018 - 3:52pm
To allow an injured student to participate in the Envirothon, organizers obtained a motorized wheelchair on tracks. State coordinator Dane Buysse says that shows anyone can compete and get outdoors. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
ND Envirothon introduces students to careers in natural resources
May 19, 2018 - 6:19am
May 18, 2018
Farming women Melany Thomas, from left, Beth McConnon, Kayla Pridmore, Jessica Creuzer, Noreen Thomas, Jaclyn Weber and her daughter Thalia, 5, gather Wednesday, May 16, 2018, on Thomas’ farm north of Moorhead, Minn.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Breaking the grass ceiling': More women taking lead in farming operations
May 18, 2018 - 1:50pm
Allen Latham and his daughter, Mary Latham, stand in a dining room porch at the Spicer Castle. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Historic Green Lake bed & breakfast to close
May 18, 2018 - 10:32am
Employees scoop sorghum into vats at the Kweichow Moutai Co. distillery Maotai, China, on Dec. 14, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
Amid trade talks, China drops anti-dumping probe into U.S. sorghum imports
May 18, 2018 - 7:37am
May 17, 2018
Deb Davis, assistant regional director for the Northeast Human Service Center and director for its alcohol and drug program, has been with the agency since 1985. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Struggling to meet the need for drug counselors
May 17, 2018 - 7:19pm
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
May 17, 2018 - 3:53pm
The 666 Fifth Avenue building in New York on July 20, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue.
Kushners, Brookfield said near deal on troubled 666 Fifth
May 17, 2018 - 2:36pm
Corn is harvested in Princeton, Illinois, on Oct. 9, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Warming planet could mean bigger corn crops for US farmers
May 17, 2018 - 12:17pm
Roger Walsh said April blizzards made it an interesting spring for farming but by Tuesday, May 15, 2018, he had most of his corn in and was now planting soybeans on his field west of New London, Minn. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
May 17, 2018 - 11:59am
May 16, 2018
The S.S. William A. Irvin has sat in Minnesota Slip since 1986. Tentative plans to move the 611-foot-long freighter out of the slip so that contaminated bottom sediments can be leveled and covered with clean material are moving forward. Moving the floating museum would present difficulties, as it is only inches narrower than the open channel when the slip’s pedestrian bridge is in the open position. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin faces a tight squeeze as preliminary plans to move historic ship underway in Duluth
May 16, 2018 - 11:38am
May 15, 2018
Activists line up during a rally in the Twin Cites area last summer to protest pipeline initiatives in Minnesota -- both a threat to the environment, critics say, as well as a false hope for economic growth. Submitted photo / Sierra Club
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
May 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
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Sugar policy revamp may be price of passing farm bill
May 15, 2018 - 4:14pm
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
A barista refused to serve a man for 'being really racist' to a Muslim. Her bosses backed her.
May 15, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 14, 2018
A truck owner sits by his custom rig among entrants in the "Pride and Polish" competition during the 16th annual Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on Aug. 22, 2014.  Bloomberg photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick.
With truckers in control, money talks and toilets better sparkle
May 14, 2018 - 1:27pm