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Fishing records have been set, but Polar Fest isn't over yet
Kids Fishing Derby to hit little Detroit Lakes Saturday
DL school looking at spring vote
DL upgrades rating, reports steady growth
Detroit Lakes student accepted to Harvard summer program
Four Lakers score in double figures against TRF
DL doubles up Panthers on Senior Night
Lakers fall to 8A top seed Warriors in semis
Lakers seventh-seed at sections
Korf leads Vikings over Hornets
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Becker County Museum is selling ‘Sweetheart Grams’ this week
Cream Puffs perfectly paired with ice cream
Delaying your retirement can increase benefits
Wenner presents research in NDSU Three Minute Thesis competition
Friends & Neighbors
Water park to return after roof collapse
Midwest Bank gets top financial scores
Becker is best place to get a mortgage
Ideas for Valentine’s Day
This region has the cheapest gasoline
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Shooting Star Friday
Valentine’s Day concert set for Sunday in Motley
While entertaining, ‘NFL Confidential’ leaves room for doubt
Elmer’s summer dinner theater season expands
Wadena history program Feb. 20
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Bruce D. Nelson
James M. Johnson
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
How to tell if Congress is working
Don’t remain silent: Stand up against hate speech
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Avoiding the chatterbox trap
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Detroit Mountain sees successful first year
Polarific Activities: February is for playing outdoors in Detroit Lakes
Peoples Park offers skating, hockey rinks
From Holiday Train to Santa, December is full
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 10, 2016
What’s the real deal behind livestock and anti-biotics?
Fill up on data-driven food and farming information from resources that know the field. Don’t see your question answered here? www.findourcommonground.com. I coordinated the Commonground grassroots project for North Dakota that gave opportunity for women in agriculture to have conversations...
January 10, 2016 - 5:30am
January 8, 2016
Farm Bill misunderstood? Here’s the breakdown
The Farm Bill is somewhat misunderstood by the non-farming community. Quotes about the Farm Bill usually state the total funds appropriated....
January 8, 2016 - 5:45am
January 3, 2016
Ikes to host meetings on ag, water quality
Matthew Davis and his fellow Izaak Walton League members are concerned about water quality, agriculture, the two coinciding and fairly sharing both sides of the issue. They are wrapping all that into three meetings for the public to attend, and the first one is Jan. 11. The Prairie...
News / Detroit Lakes
January 3, 2016 - 4:40am
December 19, 2015
Congress’ year-end tax bill adds protections for farmers
On Friday, Congress passed Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH), a bill that includes two important provisions affecting farmers. The bill will permanently cap small business deductions for capital expenses at $500,000, up from the previous limit of $25,000. The PATH Bill also...
December 19, 2015 - 4:40am
November 20, 2015
Crop assistance set to go out to 92,000 MN farms
About 92,000 Minnesota farms that enrolled in new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will soon begin receiving financial assistance for the 2014 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, are designed to protect against...
November 20, 2015 - 4:35am
November 15, 2015
Farmers can get money for saving the monarch
Federal authorities are ready to give farmers in Minnesota and nine other states money to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. The U.S....
November 15, 2015 - 4:55am
American Agri-Women awards ‘The Leaven Award’ to local farmer
The Leaven Award is presented annually during the national convention of American Agri-Women, and this year it was presented to Callaway resident...
November 15, 2015 - 4:50am
November 11, 2015
Search for transparency in our food
The “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” brings us transparency and consumer confidence in our food purchases. It also will render consumers here and abroad the most affordable food and improve the lives and environment for so many around the globe. I am a long time farmer,...
November 11, 2015 - 9:41am
October 29, 2015
REAP aid available to help MN farmers lower energy costs
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that $1,613,774 in aid has been allotted to help Minnesota farmers lower energy costs and boost renewable energy. The support comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP...
October 29, 2015 - 5:35am
October 24, 2015
Caged chickens give the healthiest eggs
Eggs produced by chickens raised in modern agricultural facilities are the safest, most humane and best economical choice. Fact: Modern facilities allow birds a comfortable, low stress space to produce clean, nutritious eggs. Fact: The birds producing within modern facilities...
October 24, 2015 - 5:30am
Zurn serves as advocate for Minnesota’s agriculture industry
She may not spend her days operating a combine or a chisel plow anymore, but Karolyn Zurn still considers herself a farmer. During the course...
October 24, 2015 - 4:20am
October 22, 2015
Dept of Ag releases book on sustainability
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 Greenbook, a set of stories about sustainable agriculture research and demonstration projects taking place on Minnesota crop, livestock, fruit, and vegetable farms. “The Greenbook is an...
business / business briefs
October 22, 2015 - 5:20am
October 15, 2015
State investments shown in new videos
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation program supports the state’s agricultural and renewable energy industries. To highlight the broad reach and individual impact this program has on farmers and agricultural businesses, the...
business / business briefs
October 15, 2015 - 5:25am
October 11, 2015
30 years of Ag in the Classroom
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom is Celebrating it’s 30 year Anniversary. Fact: The national Ag in the Classroom was started by the Illinois Agri-Women. It was funded by Farm Bureau. Our state is unique in that the program was initiated as a public/private partnership...
October 11, 2015 - 5:45am
October 7, 2015
Beet harvest turns fatal: Recent truck accidents puts focus on road safety
A pair of crashes involving farm trucks in nearby Minnesota counties left two men dead and two men injured, putting a tragic spotlight on the...
News / accidents
October 7, 2015 - 9:25am