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Franken: Rural health needs intensive care
Aid for the poor, education included in new Minnesota laws
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
Technology used on both sides in sex trafficking
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
Becker County youth take aim at the sport of archery
Smith and Mallow post wins at Junior Cup
Angels place third at Staples tournament
South All-Stars defeat North 21-10
DL Babe Ruth off to 4-3 start
Callaway’s Baker is new United Way president
Area cousins travel abroad to take in world-renowned flower show
Refunded on an overbooked tour
Social Security should always be contacted after death in the family
Food safety for seniors
Friends & Neighbors
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
AT&T fined $1 million
Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort
Jack Chivers Realty hires marketing pro
Ulteig recognized as ‘top workplace’ in MN
A fun-filled 4th: Activities abound in DL this year
Pottery presentation set for Thursday at library
Shakespeare in the Park continues next weekend
'Inside Out' the latest of Pixar's masterpieces
New dinner theater show provides laughs, entertainment and good food
Candidates fumble flag flap
We need both insiders and outsiders in Congress
Sen. Al Franken: Making rail safety a top priority in MN
Minimum wage hike good for MN
Toxic Taters to RDO: Tell us what chemicals you use
DNR: Minnesota grouse count about the same as last year
DU, UND partner for nest cam project
Is swimmers itch treatment killing fish on Detroit?
Some species of birds show remarkable intelligence
Walleye stocking: By the numbers
Lake & Home Real Estate - July 2015
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
June 12, 2015
MN strawberry farms now ripe for pickin’
Minnesota strawberry farmers are looking forward to another great strawberry season, thanks to good growing conditions this year and diligent overwintering efforts by local farmers. Strawberry fields across the state are on par for normal opening dates and promising harvests. Strawberries...
June 12, 2015 - 5:15am
May 20, 2015
Lake Park’s Klondike Farm achieves century status
The Klondike Family Farm of rural Lake Park is one of 222 farms in Minnesota that have been awarded Century Farm status for 2015. It is the only Becker County nominee on the list this year. Also making the list from this area are the Holl Farm in rural Waubun, Mahnomen County;...
May 20, 2015 - 8:06am
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
April 5, 2015
Farm income tanked in ‘14
Last year was good for beef farmers and dismal for crop farmers. That was the essence of an analysis on farm income conducted jointly by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and University of Minnesota Extension. Strong prices and lower costs brought record profits to many...
April 5, 2015 - 5:40am
March 18, 2015
Kids come face to face with animals
There were llamas and goats and Guinea hens — not to mention a pair of miniature ponies, a beef cow, horse and chickens — gathered in the...
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March 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
Seeing how the other half farms
In mid-January, more than 30 area farmers and spouses got to enjoy the beaches, soak up the sun and learn a few things about crops in other parts...
February 18, 2015 - 12:45pm
January 2, 2015
Growing deep winter greens
Now that they’ve pretty much mastered growing produce in the summer months, Lida Farm owners Ryan and Maree Pesch are starting a new venture this winter — a deep winter greenhouse. Already a participant in community supported agriculture (CSA), the Pesch family grows produce...
January 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
February 23, 2014
Firefighters respond to corn dryer blaze
GLYNDON, Minn. – Several firefighters were called to a farm near here Saturday evening when a corn dryer caught fire on a private farm. Glyndon Fire and Rescue Chief Bob Cuchna said the fire was reported at about 6:45 p.m. at 12996 28th Ave. S. in rural Glyndon. Six firefighters...
February 23, 2014 - 9:27am
June 13, 2013
Fire kills 26 calves, destroys barn near Minnesota-Iowa line
BIGELOW, Minn. - A barn was destroyed and 26 3-week-old bottle calves were killed in a fire Tuesday night, about a mile south of the Lake Bella dam near the Minnesota-Iowa line. The blaze was reported at 8:45 p.m. by a neighbor to the farm in Horton Township, Iowa. Bigelow Fire...
June 13, 2013 - 8:26am
December 19, 2012
Devoted Minnesota kitty watched out for deaf, nearly blind sheep
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Even though Oliver is orange and white, he's the black sheep of the family. But he can't pull the wool over his owners' eyes. They...
December 19, 2012 - 8:22am
June 22, 2012
2012 Farm Bill passes Senate
With unified support from Minnesota's and North Dakota's delegations, the 2012 Farm Bill passed the Senate on Thursday. The Senate voted 64-35...
June 22, 2012 - 9:10am
May 18, 2012
MDA advises: Look for certified organic labels on farm goods
As farmers markets begin opening for the season, more Minnesotans will be buying and preparing fresh, locally grown foods. For consumers interested in buying organic products, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) advises looking for the USDA organic label, certifier seal,...
May 18, 2012 - 2:23pm
MN Grown Directory now available
Finding great locally grown foods is at your fingertips when you pick up a copy of the new Minnesota Grown Directory. The 2012 directory makes it easy to locate orchards, farmers markets, berry farms and garden centers where you can purchase products directly from the grower. Minnesota...
May 18, 2012 - 2:21pm
May 11, 2012
Plant diversity is key to productive vegetation
Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, a new University of Minnesota study shows. The unprecedented long-term study of plant biodiversity found that each species plays a role in maintaining...
May 11, 2012 - 2:45pm
December 12, 2011
Tubes for the trapped: Minnesota man's product aimed at grain bin rescue
REYNOLDS, N.D. -- Seeing men die in an ugly fashion, buried in grain bins, pushed Dale Ekdahl to do something. The Elbow Lake, Minn., man, retired from a career in the Army, started building and selling "grain bin rescue tubes." Last week, Paul Coppin, general manager of Reynolds...
December 12, 2011 - 8:36am