2016-12-05

High tech equipment with high-tech services



Farming equipment today might look like something out of a dream for farmers even just a few decades ago. But the substantial technological leaps and bounds across the agricultural industry in just the past 20 years can leave some producers wondering how to best maximize the technology now at their fingertips. Fortunately, services and support systems are in place to […]

DeRuyters named 2016 Pipestone County 4-H Family of the Year



Jeff and Shelli DeRuyter were recently recognized as the 2016 Pipestone County 4-H Family of the Year. They received the honor in front of dozens of people during Pipestone County 4-H’s annual recognition night on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Christ the King Church in Pipestone. Shelli said she and Jeff didn’t know they were going to receive the honor when […]

A chat with Susan Stokes – Minnesota Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture



Farm Market News: What is your professional affiliation? How long have you served in this position? Susan Stokes: I am the Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture, overseeing the areas of Dairy and Meat Inspection, Food and Feed Safety, Pesticide and Fertilizer Management, and Laboratory Services. My first day in the position was Nov. 21, 2016. FMN: What is the primary objective […]

Death notice for Boyd F. Landsman



Boyd Landsman, 85, Luverne, formerly of Tyler and Lake Benton, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church in Tyler. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Danebod […]

Death notice for Agnes Oye



Agnes Oye, 88, Pipestone, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at her home in Storybrook Apartments. Visitation will be held Monday, Dec. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Pipestone. Interment will be in New Woodlawn Cemetery, Pipestone. A full obituary will […]

Death notice for Orlen Raschke



Orlen Raschke, 95, Pipestone, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone. Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 from 4-7 p.m. at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pipestone. Interment will be in the Holland Cemetery, Holland. A […]

Death notice for Lewis Rave



Lewis Rave, 73, Jasper, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the Pipestone County Medical Center in Pipestone. Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 11 from 5-8 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel. A full obituary will appear later on this website when […]