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DL man sentenced for setting his home on fire
Snow Coming, Messy Roads Expected
First Shovel-able Snow
Accumulating Snow Expected Monday Into Tuesday
Accumulating Snowfall Possible Monday Into Tuesday
Kamm holds off favorite Hibbert to win Pro Open title
Basketball: Menahga, Sebeka send Hornet boys to 0-2 start
Laker gymnasts dominant in season-opening victory
Laker girls drop a pair at Fergus holiday tournament
Snocross: Hibbert remains king of the hill
Wrongfully accused of damaging my rental car
Experiencing the power of prayer
VP Debbie: Completely married, for better or for worse
Holy Rosary dishes up dinner for hundreds
Retiring early or late results in about the same benefits overall
Friends & Neighbors
Not all deals are created equal
Essentia St. Mary’s named Top Performer
Health claim denied? You should appeal it
Looking to save money? Americans spend $2,746 a year on lunch
Lakeside owner to hold fundraiser Thursday night
Planning your winter vacation, with library's help
Tinsel, Treats & Treasures is Dec. 5 at The Refuge in DL
Keri Noble, Crystal Gayle coming to Ulen, Mahnomen next week
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
Warren "Reggie" David Rethwisch
Dennis Christ Drewes
Dorothy D. Bertek
Otto "Fred" Fredrich Kratzke
Esther M. Nelson
While you were away, Pakistan stopped by
Letter: Obama’s a divider
Be mindful of the needful, desirable and practical
Letter: Spay, neuter your kittens and puppies
Time to consider the testing of all rape kits
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Hard-water season approaching quickly
Solitude of a prairie bison exemplifies a huge injustice
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
How to Cook a Turkey... by a 3rd grader
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
Minnesota pumps up biodiesel blend
ST. PAUL - Renewable fuel in Minnesota is being pumped up today, as the state's diesel fuel supply increases from a 2 percent (B2) biodiesel blend to 5 percent (B5). The change is part of Governor Tim Pawlenty's plan to make Minnesota the first state in the nation to require B20...
May 1, 2009 - 10:36am
April 29, 2009
Public meeting tonight for proposed wind farm project in region
A public meeting will be held at 6:30 tonight at the Galaxie Supper Club in Barnesville, Minn., regarding a wind farm proposed for rural Clay County and parts of Becker and Otter Tail counties. Project Resources Corp.
April 29, 2009 - 9:15am
April 24, 2009
Lien release procedure is different for failed financial institutions
The current economic situation creates many challenges. One may be for a person who had a loan through a bank that has failed, and now needs a lien release to sell their home or trade in a vehicle. Normally you would go to the bank or savings and loan institution and request a lien...
April 24, 2009 - 3:00pm
Vets gain, farmers cut in House budget bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture spending. But for some representatives, neither got enough money in a Wednesday 83-49 mostly party-line vote, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed. "We are...
April 24, 2009 - 2:42pm
April 15, 2009
USDA Farm Service: ACRE signup still not available
The USDA Farm Service Agency has had many inquires about the new ACRE program. ACRE, which is an acronym for Average Crop Revenue Election, is a new commodity program included in the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 farm bill). To date, many of the rules for...
April 15, 2009 - 11:35am
April 10, 2009
Community Co-op of Lake Park expands
Community Co-op of Lake Park nearly doubled its number of employees by merging with the Farmer's Union of Mahnomen in early February. With the merger, Community Co-op took over two convenience stores in Mahnomen and Twin Valley.
April 10, 2009 - 12:55pm
U.S. law requires foreign ag investors to report holdings
The federal Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act requires all foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land to report their holdings to the Secretary of Agriculture. Agricultural land is defined as any land used for farming, ranching or timber production, if the tracts total...
April 10, 2009 - 11:07am
New online tool helps landowners compare conservation options
Minnesota farmers and landowners can now use a new online tool to get key information about financial assistance for conservation projects. Developed by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the new Minnesota Conservation Funding Guide is a "one-stop" resource for information...
April 10, 2009 - 11:05am
April 8, 2009
West Fargo wind tower manufacturer DMI slashes 100 jobs
WEST FARGO - Wind tower manufacturer DMI terminated another 100 workers Monday, just weeks after North Dakota Rep. Earl Pomeroy touted a job-producing...
April 8, 2009 - 8:51am
February 13, 2009
Farm resource guide available
A new Farm Resource Guide for 2009 includes a variety of useful farm business management information. The front of the guide has the most frequently requested information on custom rates, rental rates, farmland sales, and rents for various bins and buildings. There are interactive...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Ag Brief: Initial MILC program sign-up ends Jan. 21
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) Program, carried out by the Farm Service Agency (FSA) compensates dairy producers when domestic milk prices fall below a specified level. The 2008 Farm Bill authorized continuation of the MILC program through...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
University of Minnesota Dairy Days in McIntosh, Ottertail
University of Minnesota Extension Dairy Days Workshops will be held at multiple locations around the state. The local sites in central Minnesota include McIntosh and Ottertail. These Minnesota Dairy Days Workshops are an opportunity for producers to participate in an interactive,...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Area businesses are saying, 'Let it snow... and snow, and snow'
It may or may not be an all-time record, but the near-30 inches of snowfall that Detroit Lakes received last month is definitely more than lakes area residents have seen in any December for more than a decade. Marty Hembre, who tracks monthly weather statistics for KDLM Radio, said...
January 2, 2009 - 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