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Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
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Area students graduate from MSUM
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Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
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Noreen M. Huwe
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 5, 2017
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
December 5, 2014
Poinsettias are great for winter, holidays
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, December is the time for holiday plants. Poinsettias are among the easiest holiday plants to grow. First, you must choose a healthy one, and get it home without suffering any cold damage. It should be wrapped well, then transported...
December 5, 2014 - 7:30am
September 27, 2014
Extension offering help: Time to check food preservation equipment
Food preservation season is here. Now is the time to check your equipment. Pressure canners are either a dial gauge or a weighted gauge. Weighted gauges do not require testing but should be kept clean and rust-free. Dial gauges should be tested every year for accuracy. The Becker...
September 27, 2014 - 6:30am