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Challenge yourself and your friends to end hunger this summer: 'Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless" campaign launches in July
DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
June 14, 2017
Grow a greener world, with some help from U of M Extension
This week's Summer Reading Program event is "Grow a Greener World" with guest speaker, Leigh Edwards from Becker County Extension. Bring your...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
April 5, 2017
'It's my heaven': How Frazee growers are creating their own year-round farm
For most gardeners living in northern Minnesota, the start of the spring growing season is still a few weeks away. But at Forest Glen Farm in...
April 5, 2017 - 9:32am
Gardening in winter
Winter reveals the framework of any yard — and it is the perfect season to study the garden, yard and areas around the home and the trees, appreciate its beauty and plan its future. Jot down what you like and what changes you'd like to make in spring. Start with the plantings...
February 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 3, 2016
Amaryllis are showy holiday plants that are affordable, readily available and bloom with little encouragement. The bulbs come pre-planted, in pots that have been given to you as a gift. When getting these plants in your home, place them near a bright, east-facing window, but not...
December 3, 2016 - 8:00am
October 24, 2016
November is the time to...
-Take your amaryllis out of the dark and into a bright window, cut back dead foliage and water. Flowers typically develop in 4-6 weeks. - Potted chrysanthemums in rich, autumn hues are traditional for Thanksgiving. Choose plants with some buds just opening, rather than in full bloom....
October 24, 2016 - 5:00am
August 27, 2016
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
-Protect pumpkins, gourds and winter squash from early frost with old sheets or blankets if temperatures are expected to drop below 30 degrees. -Seal cracks and openings with weather stripping or caulk to exclude bats from your house and provide enough time for them to find a...
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
Master Gardening Training
Master Gardeners are unique people who take an active interest in gardening, are willing to learn and enjoy helping others. The professional training they receive in horticulture makes Master Gardeners special. The University of Minnesota Extension provides this training in exchange...
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
Master Gardeners’ July gardening tips
It’s July – now is the time to: Keep weeds under control. Weeds compete with desirable plants for space, water, nutrients and light, and often harbor damaging insects.Early maturing vegetables such as leaf lettuce, radishes and spinach turn bitter and go to seed in July’s heat....
June 27, 2016 - 5:10am
May 1, 2016
Helping the bees can start in your own backyard
“As gardeners, you can make up for some of the habitat loss,” Master Gardener Rhonda Fleming Hayes advised the audience. “There are changes...
May 1, 2016 - 5:25am
February 19, 2016
Master Gardeners are here to educate, make your garden beautiful
The Master Gardeners are here to rescue anyone who hasn’t fully developed their green thumb. TV3’s weekly Rambling Rose program features...
February 19, 2016 - 5:30am
June 26, 2015
Accessible gardening for therapeutic horticulture
Do you recall times in the garden when, after weeding a row of flowers, you had more energy? Or after a walk outdoors, you felt more peaceful? If so, you experienced the therapeutic benefits of horticulture, and you are one of many who retreat to the garden to relax, renew energy,...
June 26, 2015 - 5:35am
Master Gardener tips
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, July is the time to continue watering the lawn regularly to keep it looking its best and growing densely so weeds don’t take over. You’ll know it’s time to water when foot prints don’t pop right back up after you walk on...
June 26, 2015 - 5:25am
June 24, 2015
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
Becker County Master Gardener Sally Hausken had visited her great aunt’s place since she was 4 years old. Years later, when she first bought...
June 24, 2015 - 2:49pm
April 3, 2015
April is time to test soil in new gardens
According to 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 based...
April 3, 2015 - 5:40am
February 21, 2015
Buy a plant instead of cut flowers this winter
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, February is the time to read up on plant/pest problems that bothered your garden last year for prevention ideas. Whether buying a plant for yourself or giving one as a gift, take special care in transporting it in winter weather....
February 21, 2015 - 5:35am