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Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
'St. Paul couldn't get it done' but we can: Local ice harvest organizers proceeding with plans to build an ice palace right here in DL
Save the eagles--Go lead free: Fish & Wildlife Service is urging deer hunters to use non-toxic ammo
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No. 8 Titans secure seventh win in road shutout
Lakers end regular season with sweep of Hornets
Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
Tschider accepts soccer scholarship to Augustana
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
June 5, 2009
When alfalfa is winter killed, other options
Over the past week, I've had several calls from area farmers reporting winter damaged alfalfa stands. Interseeding alfalfa back to alfalfa is risky due to a variety of factors including auto-toxicity. The level of auto-toxicity is greater in older stands (3+ years) than in younger...
June 5, 2009 - 1:05pm
May 29, 2009
Managing annoying stable flies requires special attention
The arrival of spring means the beginning of the fly season for area livestock producers. Flies are a nuisance for livestock and for those working around them and can often cause a loss in production, but you can get a head start on managing the flies before the populations build...
May 29, 2009 - 4:39pm
May 22, 2009
Weekend lawn projects for spring
Warm summer weather is finally here and with warm weather, many homeowners are looking for weekend project around the yard. Here's a couple to get you going. Fixing 'dog spots' Pet droppings, along with the associated doses of urine, create areas of "fertilizer burn" that stay...
May 22, 2009 - 4:03pm
May 15, 2009
Considerations for late-planted corn
Corn planting in much of our area has been delayed due to wet soil conditions, leading to questions about agronomic decisions for late-planted corn. Long-term data indicate that corn in Minnesota generally needs to be planted by mid-May to avoid yield losses greater than 9 percent...
May 15, 2009 - 3:03pm
May 8, 2009
Low impact insecticides for gardeners
Now that we have left the doldrums of winter behind us, the promise of a new growing season beckons. Although we hope we don't encounter insect pests, we should be prepared to act if it becomes necessary. When using integrated pest management (IPM), we explore any non-chemical methods...
May 8, 2009 - 4:45pm
May 1, 2009
The key to high quality forages
Forage harvest is just around the corner and a successful harvest of high quality forage begins with the proper use and set-up of the mower-conditioner. A key factor in achieving a high quality harvest is productivity -- getting the crop cut and off the field as fast as possible...
May 1, 2009 - 1:05pm
April 24, 2009
Farmers' tillage and residue options for spring
This spring presents many challenges for area farmers. Most residues from corn and soybean harvest are still standing, and many corn fields remain ready to combine when conditions allow. The soil under the residue is saturated. In some fields, deep ruts from October and November combining...
April 24, 2009 - 2:40pm
April 10, 2009
How to handle winter injury to conifers
Many homeowners were concerned when the needles of red and white pines and some other conifers turned red or rust-colored this spring. The immediate assumption was that the trees were dead or dying. Although the needles look terrible, the buds, twigs and trees are probably not...
April 10, 2009 - 11:07am
April 3, 2009
Foods that can make you feel bad
Two weeks ago, I began a series on foods that heal. This is the final segment. Much of this information was compiled by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Servan-Schreiber is a physician and clinical professor at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. At the young...
April 3, 2009 - 4:29pm
March 28, 2009
Certain foods really can make you feel better
Last week, I began a series on foods that heal. Much of the information was compiled by David Servan-Schreiber MD PhD. Dr. Servan-Schreiber is a physician and clinical professor at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. At the young age of 31, David was diagnosed with...
March 28, 2009 - 12:20pm
March 20, 2009
Food that heals
David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D., is a clinical professor at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. At the young age of 31, David was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, which he fought and won. A few years later, the tumor came back. This time he decided to add...
March 20, 2009 - 4:02pm
March 14, 2009
Nitrogen credits for abandoned crops
Our abnormally wet fall left many area farmers with corn and soybean fields that didn't get harvested. In some cases, these fields may get harvested this spring; in other cases, the fields will be destroyed. When such fields are destroyed, it leads to the question about nutrient credits...
March 14, 2009 - 1:14pm
March 6, 2009
Onions sensitive to amount of daylight
Home gardeners like to grow onions and are often in pursuit of the largest and best keeping onion. When onions fail to produce nice bulbs or set flower instead of forming bulbs, gardeners start looking at soil, fertilization practices and other cultural factors in an attempt to...
March 6, 2009 - 12:46pm
February 27, 2009
Help for ailing milk prices
The Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC) will be of interest to dairy producers in the coming year. The MILC program was renewed in the recent 2008 Farm Bill with a provision that raises the MILC target price when dairy feed prices are high. Not since February of 2007 has...
February 27, 2009 - 3:28pm
February 20, 2009
Dealing with black knot in cherry tree varieties
The ideal time of year for pruning trees is nearly upon us. Mild days during late March and April are an ideal time to prune trees. Pruning at this time of year allows better visibility and easier access to the cutting zones, and yet allows ample time for the wounds to heal before...
February 20, 2009 - 2:59pm