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Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Crime & accidents around Becker County
'It was unbelievable': Honor Flight a memorable experience for local Korean War vet and family
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Over 200 birders flocked to Detroit Lakes for 21st Festival of Birds
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Barbara A. Ware
Betty Jean Wilson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 9, 2018
Tariffs: 'A devastating effect on every soybean farmer in America'
In response to the recent announcement that China is proposing to tax U.S. soybean imports by 25 percent, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, the American Soybean Association, the U.S. Soybean Export Council and the United Soybean Board release the following statements....
April 9, 2018 - 10:29am
October 18, 2017
Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
LAKE PARK, Minn.—The long nights and days spent bringing in the sugar beets from around the region can wear on a worker, unless you have...
October 18, 2017 - 10:03am
September 21, 2017
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Minnesota Organic Cost Share Program through Oct. 31. Minnesota organic farmers and processors can apply for a rebate of up to 75 percent of the cost of organic certification. Certification assures...
September 21, 2017 - 8:28am
August 6, 2017
Guest editorial: Two new tools to help with state buffer law
Promising signs are surfacing about an effort to keep lakes and water supplies clean. The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has announced two additional resources for landowners working to come into compliance with the state's buffer law. The law, which was passed with bipartisan...
August 6, 2017 - 1:42am
June 21, 2017
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
A first-of-its-kind newly signed budget bill is a win-win for the future of farming in Minnesota. And it's thanks in part to Andrew Barsness,...
June 21, 2017 - 9:40am
May 8, 2017
New MN conservation reserve program kicks off May 15
St. Paul, Minn. - Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up begins May 15. MN CREP is a voluntary state-federal...
May 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 12, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Rep. Paul Marquart: Minnesota farmers need property tax relief now
Minnesota farm communities are being hit by the perfect storm: low commodity prices, high land values, and aging schools. It is not fair to stick farmers with big property tax bills, or leave students with outdated classrooms. That is why we are proposing a tax credit to provide Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 10:00am
December 22, 2016
Peterson supports Trump's wish to repeal NAFTA
So what can Americans, and particularly farmers in rural Minnesota, expect from a Trump presidency in 2017? "Honest answer? I have no idea—and...
December 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 2, 2016
More false attacks; Marquart has always supported farmers
The misleading and false attacks keep coming. This time in the Oct. 30 letter from Rep. Steve Drazkowski questioning my strong support for tax relief for farmers. Let me set the record straight. I am the only candidate in this race endorsed by the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota...
November 2, 2016 - 10:12am
September 21, 2016
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Agriculture practices seem to be blamed and sensationalized in many ways. Headlines in a newspaper screaming that biofuels could be the reason for bee declines is not a fair observation while giving the non-agricultural segment of our area an unrealistic picture of farmers and ranchers....
September 21, 2016 - 8:53am
September 17, 2016
Farmers losing faith in Dayton: DNR commissioner meets with Becker County officials
Gov. Mark Dayton has lost trust with farmers and will have to work hard to restore it. That was the message Becker County Board Chairman Barry Nelson had for DNR commissioner Tom Landwehr during a meeting earlier this month with Becker County officials. Farmers were not happy when...
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 20, 2016
Farmer, cows die from deadly manure pit fumes
A farmer in eastern Wisconsin has died after being overcome by deadly fumes from a manure holding tank on his farm.. The Portage County coroner said Wednesday that Michael Biadasz, 29, was found dead Monday along with at least 13 cows at Biadasz Farms near Amherst, which is about...
August 20, 2016 - 5:00am
May 28, 2015
Low interest loans available for farmers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Minnesota Farm Service Agency Executive Director Deb Crusoe announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest loans available through the FSA direct farm ownership program. Applications must be approved by Sept. 30...
May 28, 2015 - 5:05am
February 6, 2015
Wolf bills would ban snaring, increase livestock fund
ST. PAUL -- A federal court recently outlawed Minnesota's wolf hunting and trapping seasons, but wolf supporters are not ending efforts to redraw state laws in the animals' favor. Three bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature on Thursday, including one that would require...
February 6, 2015 - 5:10am