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Tearful father supports poison control funds
Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
DL sex offender going back to prison
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
Hedstrom named Mid-State player of the year
Titans end Raiders season in 6A subsection
McArthur leads Bombers to 6A subsection semis
Vikings edge Hornets in 8AA playoff thriller
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Friday Matters: Everyday Valentine
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Search for lone wolf in Voyageurs National Park comes up empty
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
January 21, 2013
Minnesota man builds detailed miniature farm buildings
Thief River Falls, Minn.
January 21, 2013 - 8:58am
September 4, 2009
MDA issues reports on state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has published two new resources for organic farmers and others interested in organic agriculture. The 52-page Organic Farm Performance in Minnesota report offers detailed information about the cost of production and the profitability...
September 4, 2009 - 5:08pm
December 2, 2008
Windmills at Iron Range wind farm grind to a halt after defects found
Minnesota Power's Taconite Ridge wind farm isn't producing nearly as much electricity as anticipated in recent months, with seven of the 10 wind turbines shut off for repairs. The $50 million project, built on 450 acres of land overlooking U.S. Steel's Minntac mine, came fully online...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Two area farms participating in alpaca tour
The fifth annual Alpacas of Minnesota Farm Tour will be held Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 50 member farms of Alpacas of Minnesota will open their farms to the public. This is a once-a-year opportunity for the public to visit alpaca farms in their area to...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Sesquicentennial farms to be honored by MDA
ST. PAUL -- In honor of Minnesota's Sesquicentennial, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is recognizing families that have retained ownership of their land for 150 years or more during a special ceremony at the 2008 Minnesota State Fair. This marks the first year of...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
MDA publishes 2008 directory of state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has published its 2008 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms. The directory lists more than 200 of Minnesota's certified organic producers, organized both by county and by the type of organic crops, livestock, fruits, or vegetables produced.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Making a living off dairy -- Times are (finally) good, but few farms still operate
BECKER COUNTY -- Roger Engstrom remembers milking his first cow when he was just 12 years old. "I used a milk machine -- my dad had one of the first milk machines in Becker County," says the retired Detroit Lakes dairy farmer. Engstrom, who still lives in the home where he was...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Committee searches for 150-year farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is looking for 150-year-old farms to feature during the state's sesquicentennial celebration this year. On May 11, Minnesota will reach its 150th anniversary as the 32nd state in the United States of America.
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am