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White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
More hunters in Minnesota, Wisconsin turning to crossbows
DAC dedicates Little Free Library
Little Falls woman sentenced for DWI
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
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Vikings' passing game dominant in win over Bucs
Laker tennis swept in home triangular
Bombers come up huge in one-point win at Ulen
Starkey scores five times in Mahnomen blowout victory
Nuggets keep rolling, blank Thunder by 48
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
Come on and celebrate! United Way Community Celebration set for Sept. 28 at DL Pavilion
String quintet to perform at MSUM Thursday
Farm to table: What's in season?
'Two slightly clueless 19 year olds camping...what could go wrong?'
Renowned musician Annie Humphrey comes to New York Mills Saturday
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
John "Gordy" Askew
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
Audrey @13@@10@(Pitsenbarger) Knauf
D.L. Energize to campaign against aldermen who voted against Tobacco 21
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
October 30, 2016
20 things to do now to winterize your yard and garden
Friend Bill recently repeated humor heard during drought years about it being so dry two trees were fighting over a dog. Luckily this year's...
October 30, 2016 - 5:02am
October 21, 2016
Small delights; Duluth man perfects the art of bonsai trees
DULUTH, Minn.—Dave Severson is more a delayed gratification kind of guy when it comes to his work with bonsai trees. "It's a passion; it's...
October 21, 2016 - 12:48pm
July 7, 2016
Jay’s Garden Boutique moves
After running her garden boutique out of her back yard for about eight years, Janaya Davis has moved her business to a new location just past...
July 7, 2016 - 5:35am
July 3, 2015
A new raingarden for SWCD
In order to accommodate a growing workforce, the parking lot at Detroit Lakes’ Ag Services Center recently expanded with an additional paved...
July 3, 2015 - 5:40am
June 26, 2015
Area cousins travel abroad to take in world-renowned flower show
Last month was one of the largest flower shows in the world, and two area women were there to smell the roses, so to speak. “It started...
June 26, 2015 - 5:05am
June 24, 2015
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
In 2002, Cecil Ballard purchased his house at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Oak Street. It was run down and looking its nearly 100-year-old...
June 24, 2015 - 2:49pm
April 7, 2015
NDSU horticulturist incorporates edible plants in gardening
When Esther McGinnis lived in the Twin Cities, the configuration of her yard didn’t allow her to grow a traditional garden, so she decided...
April 7, 2015 - 12:14pm
April 5, 2013
It’s April, get soil ready for planting
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, April is the time to have your soil tested if you plan to start a new flower or vegetable garden, or if one you have is not performing well. University of Minnesota’ Soil Testing Lab will analyze the soil and make recommendations...
April 5, 2013 - 2:01pm
May 24, 2012
Forest tent caterpillars: Pockets of defoliation likely this year, but no regionwide outbreak
Forest insect experts are starting to see more forest tent caterpillars in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, but not enough to call it a major outbreak. In Minnesota, the caterpillars are defoliating trees as far north as Detroit Lakes and the east shore of Lake Mille Lacs.
May 24, 2012 - 9:35am
May 1, 2012
Minnesota man writes book on straw bale gardening
If you want a garden, but hate the work that comes with it, or if you love gardening but are no longer physically able to do it, a different...
May 1, 2012 - 8:54am
August 16, 2011
Have some more salad: Study finds rural residents lag in their veggie consumption
It's not uncommon for Chris Evavold and Ingrid Johnson-Evavold to know where everything on their dinner table came from. "Occasionally we'll...
August 16, 2011 - 9:13am
February 25, 2011
Garden Days coming soon to Perham, Fergus FAlls
Mark your calendars for the annual Garden Days in Otter Tail County. Both Garden Days are sponsored and hosted by the Otter Tail County Master Gardeners. The East Otter Tail County Horticulture Day will be held Saturday, March 19, in the Perham High School. Cost will be $25, including...
February 25, 2011 - 5:29pm
April 14, 2010
Easy gardening concept inspires healthful rice medley recipe
As I pulled my copy of "All New Square Foot Gardening" from the shelf in my office, my mind wandered back almost 30 years to 1981. My mom was...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Reminder on Plant & Pest Clinics: Master Gardeners can help
Have a horticulture question? Ask one of the Becker County Master Gardeners during their plant and pest clinics from 9 a.m. to noon on July 27, 31, Aug. 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31. Clinics are in the Becker County Extension Office, BC Human Services Building, Detroit Lakes.
July 24, 2009 - 3:01pm
May 8, 2009
Low impact insecticides for gardeners
Now that we have left the doldrums of winter behind us, the promise of a new growing season beckons. Although we hope we don't encounter insect pests, we should be prepared to act if it becomes necessary. When using integrated pest management (IPM), we explore any non-chemical methods...
May 8, 2009 - 4:45pm