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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
January 8, 2010
2009 ag income tax update for farm families available
For tax years 2009 and 2010, there are a number changes that have resulted from the passage of federal tax laws. These changes can dramatically affect farm families, their farm business and the management of their tax planning. Section 179 depreciation and bonus depreciation have...
January 8, 2010 - 11:53am
November 4, 2009
Franken announces USDA rural grants
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced that the United States Department of Agriculture has awarded 59 Minnesota farmers and small businesses grants totaling $2,868,225. The Rural Development funds will be used to assist rural small businesses in developing renewable energy systems. ...
November 4, 2009 - 7:41am
September 11, 2009
Big Iron celebrates 29 years as region's premier ag expo
Big Iron, the Midwest region's largest agricultural expo is back bigger and better than ever, with organizers hoping to outperform last year's record-breaking attendance figures during its three day run, Sept. 15-18. The event is held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Red River...
September 11, 2009 - 4:11pm
August 28, 2009
RDO Equipment wins 'Best in Class' award
RDO Equipment Co., one of the largest farm equipment dealership groups in North America, has been chosen as the 2009 "Best-in-Class Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year" by Farm Equipment magazine. The company is headquartered in Fargo. More than 130 dealerships across North...
August 28, 2009 - 3:15pm
Dairy Research and Promotion Council seeks candidates
The Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates to run for board positions in 11 statewide districts. Candidates will represent dairy farmers in their district, and make decisions regarding the expenditure of dairy check-off funds. Candidates should be...
August 28, 2009 - 2:57pm
Ag experts featured at Big Iron seminars
WEST FARGO -- While kicking tires and checking out the new technology, growers attending the Big Iron Farm Show, Sept. 15-17, are encouraged to visit the Red River Farm Network Issues and Events Center. Located at the heart of the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo, between...
August 28, 2009 - 2:57pm
August 21, 2009
MDA announces Minn. Farmer Assistance Network
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is establishing a new network of services to help farmers who are having financial difficulties. As announced by Gov. Pawlenty at Farmfest, the Minnesota Farmer Assistance Network (MFAN) will provide mentoring, technical assistance and financial...
August 21, 2009 - 1:51pm
August 10, 2009
Political Notebook: GOP stops Farmfest gubernatorial straw poll
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republicans stopped a straw poll for governor half-way through the annual Farmfest event. "A straw poll was started but stopped because the state chair had not authorized it," state Republican spokesman Mark Drake said. "We didn't want to take attention away...
August 10, 2009 - 12:38pm
August 5, 2009
Bobcat lays off nearly 200 in North Dakota
WEST FARGO - Bobcat Co.
August 5, 2009 - 11:44am
Farm bill and the economy key issues of debate at this year's Farmfest
GILFILLAN -- Serving in Congress has been like "drinking from a fire hose" since the new farm bill became law last May, Rep. Collin Peterson...
August 5, 2009 - 10:22am
July 24, 2009
Minnesota outpaces nation in agricultural export growth; state exports grew by 51 percent last year
Minnesota's agricultural export rate increased by more than 50 percent last year according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. From 2007 to 2008, the estimated value of Minnesota agricultural exports grew by 51 percent and outpaced the national...
July 24, 2009 - 3:04pm
MDA celebrates 20 years of sustainable farming innovations
For 20 years, Minnesota farmers have led the nation in sustainable agriculture innovations, while increasing efficiency and profitability. These nation-leading innovative projects are now highlighted in the 20th anniversary edition of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Greenbook. The...
July 24, 2009 - 3:03pm
July 3, 2009
Wineries sprout up in state
If you're into locally produced goods, add one more to your list --- wine. Richwood Winery, based just outside of Richwood about 10 miles north...
July 3, 2009 - 12:18pm
June 29, 2009
Some North Dakotans oppose wind turbines in their backyards
FARGO - Dennis and Carolyn Stillings moved into the country to enjoy the serenity and beauty of the rolling prairie near the Sheyenne River...
June 29, 2009 - 10:30am
May 21, 2009
Fresh, local: Farmers Market
'Tis the season for farming, and for organic farmers in the area, it also means the beginning of the Detroit Lakes Farmer's Market. This year's...
May 21, 2009 - 2:35pm