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Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
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MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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....
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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