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Black leaders decry ruling in fatal shooting by St. Paul police
Sheriff confirms shooting near Walker was murder-suicide
As promised, Dayton vetoes $17 billion Minnesota education funding bill
Minnesota's attorney general accuses secondhand store of misleading public
Southeast Minnesota farmer escapes after sinking in grain bin
Angels down Bulldogs in home opener
DL ends baseball regular season with win at TRF
Bemidji upsets Laker softball in opening round of playoffs
Arena filled by latest MMA fight card
No. 3 Patriots take rematch with No. 2 Laker girls
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Congratulations Lake Park-Audubon Class of 2015
Emerson Charles Burlingame
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Miller's Mad Max is back in action in 'Fury Road'
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
REO Speedwagon coming to Shooting Star this Friday
NYM Regional Art Show opens May 27
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Memorializing our fallen soldiers
Do you mind if I take this call?
Oil safety lawsuit unhelpful
Letter: ‘Helpless’ to save family farm from sale to another
Busy opener brought lots of anglers to area lakes
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
It’s tick season again; Here’s some tips to prevent a bite
Admission is free to the birding orchestra performance
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
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