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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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October 17, 2008
Applications due Oct. 26 for position on MDA's organic advisory task force
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking a representative from a Minnesota postsecondary research institution to fill one vacancy on the 14-member Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force (OATF). Applicants must be Minnesota residents. The OATF provides...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
As House Ag Committee chairman, Collin Peterson has his hands full
Collin Peterson Party: Democratic Age: 64 Home: Detroit Lakes Occupation: Accountant Political experience: State senator three terms. Congressman...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Ag dispute part of 7th District race
ST. PAUL - Glen Menze picks at Collin Peterson's biggest accomplishment - herding the 2008 farm bill to passage, and repassage over a presidential veto. Menze, a Republican trying for the second time to unseat western Minnesota's Democratic congressman, complained that the farm bill...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
MDA grant program will boost Minnesota's livestock industry
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Livestock Investment Grant Program, a new program to help support the state's livestock industry. Livestock producers can apply for the funding to help offset the costs of improving or expanding their...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
Canada thistle CRP plot tour set for June 25 in Ada
If you are a current CRP contract holder and are wondering what might be the best way to control Canada thistle and other weeds on your land, you will want to mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. A CRP weed control plot tour will be held on the Don Anderson...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
MDA leads partnership to serve state's organic sector
A group of state and federal agencies will formalize their commitment to Minnesota's organic agriculture industry with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in St.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
MDA publishes 2008 directory of state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has published its 2008 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms. The directory lists more than 200 of Minnesota's certified organic producers, organized both by county and by the type of organic crops, livestock, fruits, or vegetables produced.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Ten public agencies join forces in Organic Memorandum
A group of state and federal agencies will formalize their commitment to Minnesota's organic agriculture industry with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) next week in St. Paul.
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Food, ag companies invited to Mexican food market
Minnesota food and agriculture companies are invited to discover new export opportunities in Mexican and Caribbean food markets at a seminar sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Food Export-Midwest. The seminar will provide an overview of the economies,...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Ag dept says E-20 works well
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Biomass conference set for April 15-17 in Minneapolis focuses on sustainability
The opening general session at the International Biomass '08 Conference and Trade Show, to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, April 15-17, will feature a biofuels sustainability panel titled Biofuels, Sustainability, and Carbon: Getting It Right, setting...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Minnesota ag leaders head to Cuba
ST. PAUL - Minnesota companies already export agricultural goods, including livestock, to Cuba but a state delegation is headed there to plant seeds for increased trade. Officials leaving Saturday on a five-day trip to Havana say Minnesota is positioning itself to meet the island...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Carbon trading brings ag opportunities
There has been a lot of talk about carbon sequestration and carbon credits recently. There isn't any doubt that plants can biologically remove and store carbon from the atmosphere, but the question is why would someone buy something that is not commercially tangible? The answer...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Tips for farmers to use fuel more efficiently
Fuel prices are on the rise again. In fact, fuel prices have nearly tripled in the past several years, and if you believe the predictions for the next five years, the current prices may seem like a bargain. If these predictions hold true, farmers should seriously consider producing...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
February 3, 2008
Ag Matters - Is biodiesel an option?
DETROIT LAKES - With high fuel prices, interest in alternative fuels is at an all time high. This interest in fuels produced from food crops has also sparked considerable controversy. What fuels the debate is not only the effect on food costs, but also on the fuel manufacturing process....
February 3, 2008 - 12:00am