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It's time to stand up for research and extension
January 22, 2018 - 7:00am
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am
January 4, 2018
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Farm Bureau, Farmers Union team up to confront rural opioid addiction
January 4, 2018 - 1:08pm
December 31, 2017
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
'Smothered' and 'shoved aside' in rural America
December 31, 2017 - 9:30am
September 14, 2017
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
September 4, 2017
Cars don't stay clean on gravel roads. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Jenny Schlecht: Dirt road woes for Bluey/Greeny
September 4, 2017 - 7:32am
Katie Pinke on Aug. 28, 2017, visited her great-great aunt Iris Westman on her 112th birthday and learned about Iris's first birthday party, on the occasion of her seventh birthday.
112-year-old shares birthday memories
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
September 3, 2017
Nicole Anderson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd watches as Dr. Sandra Hanon talks from the Twin Cities on a video device stroke doctors use to help medical professionals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
The Bigfork Valley health care complex includes a clinic, hospital, nursing home, adult day care, senior citizen apartments and other faciliies. Submitted photo.
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
In late August 2017, Howard Cronquist looks at a picture his wife, Sharon, holds of the two of them and Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center workers who helped him recover from a stroke last year. He was treated at the Brainerd hospital, by the local staff and a video-connected Twin Cities-based neurologist. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 8, 2017
ynn Graham sits on his porch in Redwater, Texas, after returning from an appointment at the closest U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs medical center, which is 85 miles from his home. The VA is testing new programs to ensure that veterans in rural areas get health care. (Jen Fifield /Statelie)
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm
July 21, 2017
More rural America scenes like this is a goal of rural congressmen. This is Minnesota 371 construction work in the summer of 2017 between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
May 10, 2017
Lou Sager has tendered his resignation as sheriff for Lac qui Parle County effective May 15. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
May 10, 2017 - 12:10am
May 2, 2017
Pocomoke High School teacher Brooke Gillespie and senior Rebeka Kline, who plans to study art at a local community college, decorate vacant storefronts in rural Pocomoke City, Md., as part of an after-school program to teach job skills. "After they graduate, there isn't much here" for young people looking for jobs, Gillespie said. (Tim Henderson/The Pew Charitable Trusts/TNS)
Disconnected youth: Out of school and out of work in rural America
May 2, 2017 - 12:56pm