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Rock legend with Fargo roots Bobby Vee dies
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Area playoff games Oct. 24-26
Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
Michael "Money Mike" Goodman
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
August 24, 2014
September is time to order spring flowering bulbs
According to Master Gardeners, September is the time to order spring flowering bulbs to plant. Water them thoroughly after planting. Unless there’s ample rainfall, continue watering every couple weeks so they develop good roots before winter. Mulch them once the soil freezes....
August 24, 2014 - 7:00am
July 27, 2014
August is time to multiply perennial flowers
According the Becker County Master Gardeners, August is the time to constantly pick ripe and oversize produce from your gardens to minimize yellow jacket (wasp) activity and to encourage plants to remain productive as long as possible. Remove fallen fruit as well, before it begins...
July 27, 2014 - 7:00am