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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
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Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
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Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
Plains Art Museum curator seeks a sense of story
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August 21, 2009
Gardening calendars available through BC Extension office
The award winning 12-month gardening calendar (9 x 12 inches, 30 pages, spiral bound) is filled with new, full-color photographs that highlight each month. Also find timely tips for lawn, garden and houseplant care, with a special feature on using vines in Minnesota home landscapes....
news / life
August 21, 2009 - 2:42pm
July 10, 2009
'Caring & Sharing:' Employees co-op on gardening
Have you ever wanted to have a vegetable garden of your very own -- but lacked the space in which to plant it? According to Tracy Baker, nutrition education assistant for the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Becker County, having a garden of your own doesn't require...
July 10, 2009 - 2:38pm
May 22, 2009
Detroit Lakes flower beds are available for adoption
Grab your trowel, planting time has arrived. City garden sites are available for planting, for showing or for produce. The Master Gardeners are working with the City of Detroit Lakes in coordinating the Adopt-A-Flower Garden program again this year. Master Gardener Thomas Reiffenberger...
May 22, 2009 - 3:31pm
May 15, 2009
Gardening school scheduled for May 30
An Exhibiting & Judging School No. 2 is scheduled for Saturday, May 30. Featured instructors will be Marcy Gaugart, Staples and Karen Williams, Perham, who will specialize in designs, and Duane Reynolds, Minneapolis, will cover horticulture. The one-day school will be held from...
May 15, 2009 - 4:37pm
Plant, pest gardening clinics offered
With summer upon us, so come the many questions about trees, shrubs, home gardens and lawns. To help answer your questions and provide helpful ideas, the Becker County Extension Service features Plant & Pest/and Gardening Clinics every Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at the...
May 15, 2009 - 3:13pm
May 8, 2009
New London man faces felony charges after pot growing operation bust
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old New London man made his first appearance Thursday on felony charges for allegedly running a marijuana growing operation, with more than 300 plants, in the basement of a home on North Long Lake. Marc Alan Gauquie faces three felony fifth-degree drug sale and...
May 8, 2009 - 3:03pm
'Real Gardens for Real People' topic of May 30 gardening workshop
Well known featured presenters Melinda Myers and Ken Beattie are scheduled for a "Real Gardens for Real People" gardening workshop to be held on Saturday, May 30. The Becker County Master Gardeners, Lake Region Garden Club and Lakes Homes and Program Development, Inc. are sponsoring...
April 8, 2009 - 11:29am
March 18, 2009
Otter Tail County Green Day is coming
The Otter Tail County Garden Day will be held April 4 at the Underwood Public School. This year, two keynote speakers will be featured -- Tom Geiser, local hometown favorite and former co-owner of Landscapes by Tom and Greg, will lead off the day at 9 a.m. Endnote speaker, Eric...
March 18, 2009 - 10:30am
June 7, 2008
Helpful hints to keep back healthy while gardening
It's easy to spot people uncomfortably hunched over in their gardens. But how easy is it to find a gardener who is kneeling on knee pads pulling weeds, or doing gardening warm-ups in their front yard? According to the National Gardening Association, about 40 million U.S. households...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am