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Charged with DWI, DL man lucky to be alive
Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
Perham Health: Hospital board moves forward with proposed $3.5 million clinic expansion
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
Three White Earth candidates run as a coalition
Strawsell and three relays advance to 5A finals
Five DL wrestlers advance to 8AA championship matches
Laker girls finish regular season with big win
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
MN gas prices down 4.3 cents last week, with the downward trend most likely continuing
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Letter: More needs to be done to protect school kids
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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