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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
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
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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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