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Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Funeral set for DL native killed in crash
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
Green Lake Zorbaz robbery
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 19, 2008
Candidates sought for Rural Finance Authority
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking candidates to fill four vacancies on the Rural Finance Authority (RFA) Board. The purpose of the Rural Finance Authority is to develop the state's agricultural resources by extending credit to qualifying farmers. RFA administers...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Sign up for MN Organic Conference & Trade Show
The Minnesota Organic Conference and Trade Show will be held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16-17, in St. Cloud. The annual event offers learning and networking opportunities for those new to organic production as well as for those who are more experienced. Keynote speakers include...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Future of agriculture education uncertain
Alternative energy, skyrocketing health care costs, carbon credits, tax law changes pertaining to agriculture ...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Ag payments divide McCain, Obama
ST. PAUL -- John McCain was talking to reporters on his Straight Talk Express bus earlier this year, speeding past Minnesota corn fields while saying the federal government has no business subsidizing farmers who grow that crop, or any other. He also said he opposes tariffs designed...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Ag Brief: Wheat council seeks board candidates
The Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates for three elected positions on its board of directors. The council is responsible for directing the Minnesota wheat check-off dollars for wheat promotion and research activities. Board members must be wheat...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Ag Brief: Ag pesticides accepted at county HHW facility
This year, Becker County Environmental Services and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture have teamed up to offer a new program called "Clean Sweep," which helps farmers and households to safely dispose of unwanted and unusable pesticides. Through the Clean Sweep program, county...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Hearings set Oct. 1 on wheat check-off referendum vote The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council will hold a series of hearings for interested growers to explain the upcoming referendum on the wheat check-off. The hearings...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 21, 2008
MN Farmers Union to hold county conventions The Minnesota Farmers Union, a membership-based organization, is offering county conventions to give members a chance to discuss county happenings and policy changes. The general public is welcome to come see what the Farmers Union organization...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
MDA Greenbook helps provide new ideas to sustain ag
The annual edition of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) Greenbook is off the press. Published for 19 years, the Greenbook highlights the results of innovative demonstration projects that test new approaches to marketing agricultural products as well as raising crops...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Proposals for sustainable ag grants being accepted
Farmers and ranchers in the North Central Region can submit proposals for grants to support sustainable agriculture project ideas to the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE). Projects should emphasize education/demonstration or...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Farm bill does not end federal ag work
Despite newly enacted federal farm policy that is supposed to last for five years, more agriculture-related work remains to be done in Washington. Most important is to make sure the Bush administration and its successor implements what Congress passed, top farm experts told a FarmFest...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Ag Matters Column: Cutworms in the vegetable garden
If cool wet weather encourages cutworms in gardens, we may have a bumper crop this year. Cutworms feed on many of the vegetables grown in the home garden with damage to beans, cabbages and other cole crops, corn, peppers, potatoes, eggplant and tomatoes being most common. Although...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Ag Matters column: Prevent chilling injury in tender favorites
Is frost predicted tonight, or in the extended forecast? This is an ongoing question that keeps gardeners glued to the local weather forecast, especially during a cool spring. For most of us, the answer strongly influences our gardening activities and priorities. It can help us...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Ag Matters column: Don't rake or fertilize your lawns just yet
The snow is fast disappearing and the lawns will soon be bare. The temptation is to grab the rake and start spring cleanup. Likewise, the garden centers and discount stores are starting to feature fertilizers in their advertisements and homeowners get the urge to apply their spring...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
MDA delegation visits Cuba to promote ag
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Commissioner Gene Hugoson led an agricultural trade delegation to Havana, Cuba, from March 29 - April 2 to promote Minnesota agricultural exports. While in Havana, the delegation met with Cuba's commodity purchasers to discuss future sales...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am