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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Nielsen double-double leads Lakers over Sabres in playoff opener
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 1, 2009
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