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Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
No stopping Hall of Honor nominee Brent Eidenschink
FOOTBALL: Mahnomen defense solid in shutout at Fosston
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Ronald R. Aanerud
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
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