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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
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
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
December 4, 2009
American Crystal sugar beet payments will be down because of bad growing season, low sugar
FARGO -- Thanks to miserable weather, profits from this fall's sugar beet harvest won't be nearly as sweet for American Crystal Sugar growers...
December 4, 2009 - 8:55am
November 30, 2009
Chamber of Commerce to host agricultural issues forum
The Agri-Business Committee of the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Agricultural Issues Forum this Thursday at the Callaway Community Center. Attendees will hear updates on a number of issues and provide an opportunity to express concerns to local and...
November 30, 2009 - 8:52am
November 24, 2009
Mold threatens late harvest of soybeans and corn
ALEXANDRIA -- Fields of corn still stand where plowed fields should be surfacing - that's just one of the problems facing area farmers as they...
November 24, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Franken visits Zurn farm near Callaway
Though U.S. Sen. Al Franken has long been an advocate for a green economy, and has sponsored at least one ag-related piece of legislation, the...
November 13, 2009 - 3:48pm