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Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
Local decorations light up the holiday season
Mall of America temporarily closes stores amid protest
A group of Minnesota atheists isn’t sitting out the Christmas season
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
Spuds earn five-point victory over Lakers
Dance teams nearly sweep at Fergus Falls, fourth at conference kick
Top-ranked Minneota defeats Frazee for Kertscher Duals championship
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Albright named as BWSR’s Watershed Employee of the Year
Plowing snow onto highway can be a hazard, considered illegal
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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June 12, 2013
Dairy farmers honored for top cow care
A Becker County dairy farmer is among the top 100 dairy producers in Minnesota. Jay Hansen produces milk for Bongard Creameries, according to a news release from Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson. A half dozen farmers from Otter Tail County also made the list. In...
June 12, 2013 - 10:29am
August 7, 2009
Jacobson Dairy a 2009 Farm Family
Seventy-three families from around the state were named "2009 Farm Family of the Year" by the University of Minnesota and were recognized in a ceremony on Aug. 6. The Farm Family Recognition Program honors farm families from throughout Minnesota for their contributions to the agriculture...
August 7, 2009 - 5:34pm
June 26, 2009
Enjoy tasty frozen desserts during June dairy month
My 11-year-old daughter and I huddled around our electric ice cream maker, head to head. We watched the paddle rotate its way through the slowly thickening cream and sugar mixture. Unfortunately, the ice cream did not freeze any faster under our careful scrutiny. My daughter was...
June 26, 2009 - 1:40pm
September 5, 2008
Dairy research and promotion council seeks candidates
The Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council is seeking candidates to run for board positions in 11 districts throughout the state. Candidates will represent dairy farmers in their district and make decisions regarding the expenditure of dairy check-off funds. Candidates should...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Dairy cattle two-step
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Dairy, turkey councils elect board members
Eleven people have been elected to the 22-member Minnesota Dairy Research and Promotion Council board according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for conducting and certifying agricultural promotion council elections. The election was conducted by...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Every day is Earth Day for dairy farmers
Farmers are the original conservationists. Back before the ideas behind environmentalism took hold, dairy farmers were caring for their land by using good conservation practices on the land and recycling manure to enrich their crops.
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 13, 2008
Cathy Balsiger of Lake Park crowned Becker County Dairy Princess
April 13, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Becker County Dairy Princess to be crowned
Next Saturday, April 5, five candidates will be vying for the title of Becker County Dairy Princess. The coronation will be held at 8 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes American Legion. Prior to the coronation ceremony, each of the five candidates has to undergo a mock radio interview and...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
March roars out with organic dairy training for farm advisors; workshop March 27 in McIntosh
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) invites professional dairy advisors to attend the introductory "Organic Dairy 101: A Workshop for Dairy Support Professionals" in Rochester on March 25. This training is the third of four held in Minnesota.
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Making a living off dairy -- Times are (finally) good, but few farms still operate
BECKER COUNTY -- Roger Engstrom remembers milking his first cow when he was just 12 years old. "I used a milk machine -- my dad had one of the first milk machines in Becker County," says the retired Detroit Lakes dairy farmer. Engstrom, who still lives in the home where he was...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am