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Officials coming to Fargo to hear rail delay concerns

Delays in moving grain to market cost Minnesota farmers more than $100 million.
Writer Michael Perry on his rural Wisconsin farm.

When 'Little House on the Prairie' meets 'Mad Max'

Known as a humorist, a columnist, and a rock and roller, Michael Perry's non fiction works were often about life in rural western Wisconsin. Now he's trying something very different: a novel for middle-schoolers.

Twin Cities schools launch local food program

The program will help support the local economy and introduce students to healthier foods.

St. Louis River cleanup 'jump started'

The EPA designated 43 Great Lakes Areas of Concern in 1987. Since then, only one has been removed from the list.

Ebola is rapidly mutating as it spreads across West Africa

While moving through the human population, the virus has been collecting mutations about twice as quickly as it did while circulating among animals in the past decade or so.
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