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Former Minneapolis cop gets longer sentence for assaulting girls
Car salesman rescues trucker in fiery crash in Roseville, Minn.
Fargo man charged with fleeing officer
Ponsford woman given supervision for drug crime
National Trails Day hike set June 6 at Itasca State Park
Laker boys south subsection golf champions
Three Raiders receive all-conference baseball nods
Six Lakers named to Mid-State all-conference softball team
Angels improve to 4-1
Berg wins section long jump title; four Lakers in 8AA finals
Two friends paddle the remote Little Fork River
What happens when a company won’t fix a misspelled name
Being the perfect packer
DL couple plans wedding visit around national parks
Artichokes can help kids learn to love veggies
Friends & Neighbors
Youth, volunteers produce TV ad for Ice Cream Truck
National Star of Life Award goes to Kaiser
Lamppa steps away from oil pipeline biz
Low interest loans available for farmers
Beware: Not all pay-day loans legit
'Tomorrowland' is a well-intentioned mess
Book signing Friday in Detroit Lakes
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
Magic and music show set June 4 at local library
Watercolor exhibit opens June 21 at Hjemkomst Center
Minnesota tobacco use down
Bad luck gets the blame and a bad rap
Marquart: ‘Every vote I take’ is for rural MN
Letter: Saddam Hussein was a WMD himself
Follow the rules and stop AIS
More bears, likely looking for food, wandering near homes in Minnesota this year
Minn. DNR using iFish app to net data with the help of anglers
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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 parking lot of Minnesota State Community & Technical College Monday morning. Tended to by a group of 14 Detroit Lakes FFA members and...
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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 of the world. And this was all done as a thank you. WinField – a company that supplies farmers with seeds, herbicides, micronutrients...
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...
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 know he's just a cat in sheep's clothing. A half-wild tomcat, Oliver was born in a barn on the Terry and Kathy Sletto farm near...
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 in favor of the bill, an action that puts the legislation in the House's hands. Senate support came from 46 Democrats, 16 Republicans and...
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...
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...
December 12, 2011 - 8:36am
November 8, 2011
Little time left to get farm bill on track
FARGO -- How do you write a farm program that ensures an economic safety net when agriculture's financial results seem to be good and getting...
November 8, 2011 - 8:39am