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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
January 31, 2009
Organic certification cost share now available
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the 2007-08 organic certification cost share program. Organic farmers and processors can receive a partial rebate for the cost of organic certification and must apply by Feb.
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
Prune fruit trees now for higher quality later
The objective of growing apple and other fruit trees is to maintain production of high quality fruit on a continuing basis. The two primary reasons that trees do not produce high quality fruit are improper pruning and lack of effective insect pest control. Because late February,...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Ag educator Will Yliniemi retires after 22 years with Extension
For 22 years, Will Yliniemi has worked for the University of Minnesota Extension, first serving Becker County, then Hubbard County, then both. A...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Take the Polar Plunge, help feed kids
Like so many people, Pat Petermann is hoping for a major swing in temperatures. About 25 degrees above zero with no wind would be ideal, the...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Detroit Lakes couple heading to Obama inauguration
As soon as the Nov. 4 election was over, maybe even the day of, Ellie Hauser of Detroit Lakes sent an e-mail to U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson requesting tickets to the presidential inauguration Jan. 20. She found out Monday, she and her husband are going. "I thought I'd give it a long...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
These mistakes could take a child's life
When it comes to child car seats, parents aren't getting it. Three out of every four child restraints are used incorrectly, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), which issued a news release about the problem last week in conjunction with National Child Passenger...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Letter: Life in a puppy mill for a Minnesota dog
(Editor's Note: This letter is about a shelter dog being fostered by Nancy Stokes of Ottertail. She wrote the story "as a protest against the 'dirty little secret' industry of horrific puppy mills in Minnesota that are a rampant cancer of greed and ignorance.") I am Sara and from...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
Deadlines announced for entries in State Fair competition
The state's best ribbon-winning art, education and agricultural entries will be on display at the 2008 Minnesota State Fair. This year's fair is scheduled to run Thursday, Aug. 21 through Labor Day, Sept. 1. Winning exhibitors will be awarded ribbons, trophies and more than $950,000...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Ag Matters column: Tips for hiring a new employee on the farm
Finding quality employees that will fit well into you farming operation can be a difficult task. In recent years the strong economy had attracted many people to the larger cities and away from the rural areas. Recently, good jobs have been more difficult to acquire and we seem to...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Breakfast on Farm set May 31 at Rollag
The eighth annual Breakfast on the Farm kicks off Hawley Rodeo Fest Week on Saturday, May 31 from 7 a.m. until noon at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion (WMSTR) grounds in Rollag. There is no admission charge for the event. The Hawley Area Lions will be serving a breakfast...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Loans, grants available for home repair
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Office getting ready to help low-income homeowners make needed repairs. Borrowers can take out up to $20,000, with repayment terms extending to 20 years based on repayment ability. Grants of up to $7,500 are available for...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Rossman's mini-Relay for Life
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Every day is Earth Day for dairy farmers
Farmers are the original conservationists. Back before the ideas behind environmentalism took hold, dairy farmers were caring for their land by using good conservation practices on the land and recycling manure to enrich their crops.
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Betgeson column: Life in the swamp
The swamp out my front window is waking up. Two nights ago, thousands of frogs started spring choral practice. A week earlier, the red-winged blackbirds returned with their metallic trill, swaying on the tips of the cattails. A pair of great white egrets spent a morning on the...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 13, 2008
Ag Matters Column: What about those lawn weeds?
Spring is here, officially anyway. With the recent unseasonable snow torms, winter seems to be hanging on with a tenacity unseen in recent years. Although we've enjoyed only fleeting glimpses of spring, we're beginning to get questions on lawn weeds, so this week I'll discuss three...
April 13, 2008 - 12:00am