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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
August 11, 2017
A real farming dynasty: Rural Lake Park brothers plan to pass on century farm to fourth generation
Lena Ellingson was just 13 years old when she first met Mathias Mattson on the boat from Norway to the United States — and he wasn't much...
August 11, 2017 - 10:30am
'It's in my heart so deep': Rural Frazee man hopes to keep century farm in family for another 100 years
Ever since he was a very young boy, Frazee native Martin (Marty) Wallace has loved farming. "It's in my heart so deep," says Wallace, who purchased...
August 11, 2017 - 10:00am
July 12, 2017
The centenarian farmer: MN ag producer still going strong
Earl Mallinger's 2017 harvest will begin later this summer — the 96th or 97th in which he's been involved in some way. Yes, you read that...
July 12, 2017 - 3:22pm
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
March 10, 2017
'Never Curse the Rain': Wisconsin author recalls the importance of water on his family’s farm
Your eyes are on the forecast. Depending on what it says, you'll either approve or scowl. You don't want your plans ruined but here's the thing:...
March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 7, 2013
MN schools set to expand fresh, local grown lunches
With another school year beginning, exciting things are in store for school cafeterias. September is Farm to School Month in Minnesota, designed to highlight partnerships between school districts and local farmers that bring fresh, local food to K-12 students and children in childcare. Weekly...
September 7, 2013 - 10:00am
February 28, 2013
Butanol may join ethanol as farm-based fuel in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol. "We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol," said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company formed by BP Petroleum and Dupont to produce the fuel. State House and Senate agriculture committees...
February 28, 2013 - 8:15am
April 7, 2012
FarmVille ... for real! Tech entrepreneur creates virtual farm manager to aid farmers
Growing up as a farm kid, Ryan Raguse saw firsthand the headaches that can go along with trying to keep an ag operation organized. Now, as a...
April 7, 2012 - 12:58pm
November 19, 2010
Wadena man seriously hurt in farming accident
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - A 21-year-old Wadena man severely injured his leg in a farming accident Friday morning. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Custom Fleshing, a farming company near the city of Ottertail around 9:30 a.m. Ottertail is about 80 miles southeast...
November 19, 2010 - 9:17pm
August 5, 2010
DFL'ers show similarities and differences in regard to the farm industry
MORGAN -- One candidate grew up on a farm, one in a rural community and one sat on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. The three Democratic-Farmer-Laborite governor candidates sounded a lot alike Wednesday when they opposed more regulation of farmers and decried escalating property...
August 5, 2010 - 9:10am
May 20, 2009
Extension offers Stream Ecology workshop in June
Do you have an interest in the rivers and streams of west-central Minnesota? Does your job require you to make decisions related to rivers and streams? If so, you are invited to attend a two-day workshop called Streamside Ecology being offered in Detroit Lakes June 16-17 through...
May 20, 2009 - 11:59am
March 8, 2009
Sharpening their marketing skills
Try not to roll your eyes the next time you hear farmers musing about rain in Argentina or shipping delays in China. Producers need this kind of information to make better choices about when to market their grain. There's no simple or one-size-fits-all approach to marketing, experts...
March 8, 2009 - 12:55pm