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Suspect in custody after deputy wounded in Norman County near Perley
9-year-old boy left home alone found wandering outside Eagan, Minn., bar late at night
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Girl injured in two-vehicle crash on Highway 10 West
Minnesota Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law
Lakers drop close one vs. Rebels
Hansen takes role on ‘Heads Up’ program
Golf Preview: Lady Hornet linksters ready for next step
Track and Field Preview: Lady Hornets to rely on youth
Boys Tennis: DL starts season with 2 losses in TRF
In the Zone
Let’s Go Fishing trips being scheduled; volunteers needed
Plan B: Life doesn’t always go according to plan
Holly McCamant: Finally, a Disney movie with a different message
Schools participate in Native American Celebration Week
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Migratory bird funding in MN and ND
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
End DWI immunity for lawmakers
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
December 22, 2008
10 percent of North Dakota corn crop won't be harveste
About 10 percent of North Dakota's record corn crop remains in the field and will likely spend the winter there, after the blizzard a week ago and the winter storm this weekend that dropped 4 to 6 more inches of snow across the region. Tom Lilja, the Larimore, N.D., native who is...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner still a bargain, farmers say
The cost of today's typical Thanksgiving dinner is more than last year's, but farmers say it's still a bargain. The average cost of today's feast for 10 people is $44.61, a $2.35 price increase or 6 percent from last year's average of $42.26, according to the American Farm Bureau...
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 23, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
BROOKLYN PARK - Minnesota farmers and ranchers face challenges but also opportunities, says the head of the state's largest farm organization. One of the largest challenges is debunking the charge that diverting corn to ethanol production has raised food costs. "We cannot afford...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Muddy mess for Red River Valley farmers
FARGO - The area's wet fall has led to major harvest delays, particularly for sugar beet farmers in the southern Red River Valley. Wahpeton,...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Minn-Dak cooperative says this year's sugar beet harvest worst in decades
WAHPETON, N.D. - A Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative spokeswoman calls it the worst sugar beet harvest in decades. Spokeswoman Susan Johnson says up to 20 percent of Minn-Dak's crop will be left in muddy fields. Grower members of the Wahpeton-based co-op had hoped to harvest 108,000 acres...
news / business
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Minnesota economy sweet and sour
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.
news / business
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Rain halts sugar beet harvest
A wet weekend has brought the Red River Valley sugar beet harvest to a halt. American Crystal Sugar Company spokesman Jeff Schweitzer told WDAY AM Radio News that even under a best-case scenario, the harvest won't resume for several days. Right now, the harvest is 68 percent complete....
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Organic farming profitability detailed in new MDA report
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has released a new report about the financial performance of organic operations in the state. The report, entitled 2007 Organic Farm Performance in Minnesota, contains data provided by 65 organic farmers enrolled in farm business...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
MDA survey: Organic farmers are optimistic
ST. PAUL -- Many of the state's farmers find organic farming to be profitable and satisfying, and they are optimistic about the future of their operations. A new Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) survey asked certified organic Minnesota growers about their experiences with...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am