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Future of Detroit Lakes bowling alley up in the air
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
Finances look good, Becker County has 'very strong' bond rating
On the cutting edge of lifesaving; new medical device in DL
Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
July 7, 2011
Mahnomen farmer killed in accident
An elderly Mahnomen County man has died after being pinned underneath a tractor, the sheriff's office reported today. Authorities were called at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday about an accident at the farm of Raynold Albert Guenther, 82. Mahnomen County deputies, along with White Earth Police,...
July 7, 2011 - 3:54pm
March 18, 2011
Horse program a haven for special-needs kids
Sitting still isn't easy for Cade Brademeyer. "We call him our little shark. He's in constant motion," said Missy Brademeyer, mother of Cade,...
March 18, 2011 - 9:04am
February 1, 2011
February County Line now available
Serving Becker and surrounding counties. Written and Edited by these Becker County Offices: The University of Minnesota Extension, FSA, NRCS,...
February 1, 2011 - 8:00am
September 24, 2010
Organic farming going strong
The number of certified organic farms and acres is on the rise in Minnesota according to a new Minnesota Department of Agriculture report.
September 24, 2010 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2010
Apply now for organic certification rebate
Minnesota organic farmers and processors can now apply for a rebate of up to $750 toward the cost of organic certification. Organic certification assures consumers that products are truly organic, and that they are produced in compliance with federal organic regulations. The Minnesota...
August 18, 2010 - 11:22am
June 2, 2010
Learn about farm life
Learn about farm life and writing at an upcoming special event the library. Patrick Mader, elementary teacher and children's book author, will present a rural and agricultural education program complete with an authentic milking machine and discuss the writing, illustrating and...
June 2, 2010 - 2:05pm
April 23, 2010
Important practice: Lawn mowing tips
Lawn mowing is perhaps the most important practice performed in home lawn care. The simple practice of mowing impacts not only the appearance of your lawn, but also can impact the turf's ability to ward off problems. Regardless of whether the lawn is fertilized, irrigated or other...
April 23, 2010 - 3:24pm
March 17, 2010
Manure has value for crops
Manure has tremendous value in crop production that goes beyond the usual N-P-K needs of the crop. While the value of manure is usually calculated using these typical elements, manure also provides most of the necessary micronutrients. This is why deficiencies seldom show up on farms...
March 17, 2010 - 3:20pm
Ag in the Classroom
How many fourth graders in Becker County know the difference between a combine and a baler?
March 17, 2010 - 2:53pm
February 18, 2010
Soybean cyst nematode discovered
Just when you thought you were getting soybean aphid management figured out, a new pest has make its appearance in the area that may make aphids seem like a minor inconvenience. The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is one of the most destructive pests affecting soybeans in the United...
February 18, 2010 - 12:32pm
February 11, 2010
Locally grown foods a hot trend nationwide
Again this past year, locally produced foods was one of the hottest nationwide trends in foods, one of which is farm friendly or local foods. Indeed, this is good news that can have a positive impact on farmers, consumers and even our rural communities. Ken Meter, an economist...
February 11, 2010 - 10:55am
January 18, 2010
Multi-agency review presents initial findings on Minnesota's atrazine regulations
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced it has completed a multi-agency review of the herbicide atrazine in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. While the review finds that atrazine regulations protect human...
January 18, 2010 - 11:34am
January 13, 2010
Pawlenty seeks disaster declaration for northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants the federal government to declare 18 northern Minnesota counties disaster areas due to "significant crop loses." The governor asked U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to take the action so farmers can obtain low-interest government loans. Pawlenty...
January 13, 2010 - 9:21am
January 8, 2010
2009 ag income tax update for farm families available
For tax years 2009 and 2010, there are a number changes that have resulted from the passage of federal tax laws. These changes can dramatically affect farm families, their farm business and the management of their tax planning. Section 179 depreciation and bonus depreciation have...
January 8, 2010 - 11:53am
December 9, 2009
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises ethanol plant in Fergus Falls has run into financial difficulties with a recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. But...
December 9, 2009 - 10:20am