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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
NDSU increases lead at Summit Championship
Green Wave even series with Lakers 4-3
Nielsen season best shot put in California
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Delores D. Halverson
Armand A. Mayoue
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
June 26, 2015
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
June 12, 2014
June is time to assess spring bulbs
According to the Becker County Master gardeners, June is the time to assess the performance of your spring-flowering bulbs. Lift and discard any that failed to bloom well; they won’t improve. Fertilize the others, and allow their foliage to mature naturally.
June 12, 2014 - 7:30am
May 23, 2014
Master Gardeners to host plant sale on Saturday
The Becker County Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 8-11 a.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Park. Stop by and visit with the Master Gardeners and pick up some herbs, annuals, perennials, etc. for your garden.
May 23, 2014 - 7:30am
May 3, 2014
May is good time to plant seedlings, grass
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, May is the time that most flowering annuals are available as sturdy seedlings at garden center and nurseries but many will grow just as well or even better when you seed them directly into the garden. Zinnias, cosmos, bachelor’s...
May 3, 2014 - 7:00am
April 16, 2014
High Tunnel class in Park Rapids
Spring time in Minnesota can be unpredictable and if you are a gardener that can be frustrating. Come and learn how you can extend the growing season by using a high tunnel. Terry Nennich, University of Minnesota Extension educator, will teach a course on High Tunnel Gardening...
April 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
March 9, 2014
March gardening 101
According to the Becker County Masters Gardeners, now is the time to… Inspect your apple or crabapple trees for fire blight so you can prune out all traces of the disease this month. You might also find the blackened, dead branch tips on pear trees or mountain ash. Check also...
March 9, 2014 - 7:00am
February 25, 2014
Class on growing veggie gardens in NYM
Kathy Connell, master gardener and owner of Redfern Gardens in Sebeka, will give the second of a series of four workshops on gardening in preparation for spring planting this Saturday, March 1, at 10 a.m., as part of the Continental Divide Folk School at the New York Mills Regional...
February 25, 2014 - 10:00pm
February 7, 2014
Time to prune trees, keep flowers longer
According to the Becker County Master Gardeners, February is the time to have shade trees and fruit trees professionally pruned this month or next. It’s easier to see a tree’s structure when no leaves are present, and the fresh cuts won’t pose a disease or insect problem...
February 7, 2014 - 3:00pm