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Farming is tough. Being LGBT can make it even tougher.

Farming is tough. Being LGBT can make it even tougher.

by Elizabeth MillardWhen my fiancé, Karla, and I were looking for farmland to expand our community-supported agriculture business, we didn’t cruise past fields and barns first. Instead, we ate lunch
Winter Storm Gage Cuts Power to 125K, Disrupts Holiday Travel

Winter Storm Gage Cuts Power to 125K, Disrupts Holiday Travel

Winter storm Gage is causing massive power outages, flight delays, and traffic snarls in the upper Midwest and New England.
5 Phrases You'll Only Know If You're From The Midwest

5 Phrases You'll Only Know If You're From The Midwest

Do you wear gym shoes and shop at garage sales? READ MORE...
Pete Buttigieg Ad Reaches for Voters in Decaying 'Rust Belt'

Pete Buttigieg Ad Reaches for Voters in Decaying 'Rust Belt'

Mayor Pete Buttigieg released an ad Monday to appeal to voters in the "Rust Belt" of the Midwest.
Real Income Expectations Rise to Record High, Boosting Trump's Re-Election Chances

Real Income Expectations Rise to Record High, Boosting Trump's Re-Election Chances

Inflation expectations remained low while income expectations jumped higher in September, according to the NY Fed.
A Record-Setting Blizzard Is Set to Blast the Midwest

A Record-Setting Blizzard Is Set to Blast the Midwest

The Midwest is skipping fall and heading right to winter to end the week. Read more...
Why the Mississippi River Needs a Bill of Rights

Why the Mississippi River Needs a Bill of Rights

In his 45 years as a shrimp fisherman in south Louisiana, Venice native Acy Cooper has never seen the industry suffer like it has this year. Not after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Not in the
Morning Consult warns Dems: Americans just aren’t into impeachment

Morning Consult warns Dems: Americans just aren’t into impeachment

Risks. The post Morning Consult warns Dems: Americans just aren’t into impeachment appeared first on Hot Air.
How the GM Strike Threatens Trump in 2020

How the GM Strike Threatens Trump in 2020

The president won the Rust Belt with his promise to save manufacturing jobs. Now auto workers are striking—and Democrats are pouncing.
Inside the Surging Rage at Trump in Midwest Factory Towns

Inside the Surging Rage at Trump in Midwest Factory Towns

Conservative areas like Miami County, Indiana, are sick of seeing profitable companies ship jobs offshore despite the president's promises.
Picks of the Week from the Daily Kos Community, Aug. 31 (and a Community conversation)

Picks of the Week from the Daily Kos Community, Aug. 31 (and a Community conversation)

Greetings, dearest ones, and welcome to this week’s celebration of writing by the Daily Kos Community! We’ve got a baker’s dozen of diaries this week, the maximum allowed, but let me tell you, we
You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

Forget Silicon Valley. A growing number of entrepreneurs are returning to their roots to build a business.
You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

Forget Silicon Valley. A growing number of entrepreneurs are returning to their roots to build a business.
Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury

The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more...
Iowa Carpenter Left $3 Million in Savings to College Scholarship Fund

Iowa Carpenter Left $3 Million in Savings to College Scholarship Fund

Dale Schroeder wanted to give small-town students the educational opportunities he was never afforded.

How to go to market in middle America

There comes a time for many startup companies where they either realize they need to do a nationwide roll-out, or they need to actively target buyers in the middle of the country...
Wisconsin Builds Momentum as Destination Golfers’ Paradise

Wisconsin Builds Momentum as Destination Golfers’ Paradise

Golf has become big business in Wisconsin. The Badger State may be famed for its "frozen tundra" during fall football season, but come summer it richly rewards destination golfers, who no longer need
The Midwest Is About to Have a Weed Revolution

The Midwest Is About to Have a Weed Revolution

"This is the biggest domino yet to fall."
Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump

The measure was initially held up over a fight between Trump and Democrats over aid to Puerto Rico
Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump

The measure was initially held up over a fight between Trump and Democrats over aid to Puerto Rico