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Crazy Daze 2014
Crime & Accident Report
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect today
Honor the Earth brings Sandpiper pipeline protest to Brainerd
Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Lacrosse was started in the native community...the Minnesota Swarm brought it back to Mahnomen
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
In the Zone
Teen workers help those in need, form lasting friendship
Goeun Park: Grateful for a curious, educational summer job
Holly McCamant: After a long road trip, you can handle anything
Local FFA members get training at conference
Photo of the Day
Friends & Neighbors
Rev. Marvin Witte
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
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