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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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