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Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 10, 2008
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
March 30, 2008
Ag Matters column: Include grasses with your alfalfa seeding
Including grasses in your new alfalfa seeding is worth considering. Years ago, mixing grasses with alfalfa was standard practice, whether seeding an oat companion crop and/or including timothy or smooth bromegrass with the under-sown alfalfa. This practice lost favor for a time, but...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Reach out and touch
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Ag comes to the classroom
Cows, ponies and sheep wait patiently in their parking-lot pens as groups of young students pet them and feed them carrots. Meanwhile, inside the classrooms of Minnesota State Community & Technical College-Detroit Lakes, other groups from schools in Lake Park-Audubon, Ogema/Waubun,...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
Ag Trends Conference set March 27
The fourth annual Ag Trends Conference will be held at the Event Center of the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen on Thursday, March 27. An exciting program will include Sue Martin of Ag Investment Services, speaking on "Marketing in Today's Environ-ment," and Jolene Brown with her...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Ag Matters - With warmer spring temperatures, cluster flies come calling
DETROIT LAKES - Within days, the hours of sunshine will exceed those of darkness for each 24 hour period. Not only do we have more hours of sunshine, but the sun seems to have more "power" as well. With the advancing hours of daylight, and sunshine that seems to have more energy,...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am