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Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Jury convicts Frazee man of criminal sexual conduct
Winter load increases end in north-central frost zone
Making room: High school principal Darren Wolf discusses space issues specific to his school
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
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Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
April 29, 2009
MeritCare course uses live pigs despite complain
FARGO - A Fargo MeritCare course that has drawn complaints for using live pigs went ahead as planned this week, a spokeswoman said. Carrie Haug said sedated pigs were used in trauma training classes on Monday and Tuesday. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit...
April 29, 2009 - 9:17am
April 28, 2009
Arguments to begin on dairy feedlot near Thief River Falls
Pennington County residents and officials will argue today that Excel Dairy, a 1,500-head dairy feedlot near Thief River Falls, should keep its doors closed for good. They'll testify at a meeting of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens Board, which begins at 9 a.m. in...
April 28, 2009 - 9:16am
April 17, 2009
Extension to offer swine training April 27-28
The University of Minnesota Extension Service and Minnesota Pork Board is offering a swine training workshop later this month in Morris. This program on "Alternative Breeding and Gestation Management" will be held April 27-28 at the U of Minnesota's West Central Research and Outreach...
April 17, 2009 - 4:18pm
High level of competition expected at auction championship
FERGUS FALLS -- Tough competition will be nothing new for the 33 semi-finalists in Livestock Marketing Association's World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, to be held June 13 at the Fergus falls Livestock Auction Market. Thirty-two auctioneers made it into the annual WLAC through...
April 17, 2009 - 4:11pm
March 9, 2009
Bills would define horses as livestock
ST. PAUL - Horse owners want to be included in Minnesota's agriculture industry. In many cases, horses are not considered livestock, something some Minnesota lawmakers and horse owners are trying to change. Bills making their way through the Legislature are designed to provide a...
March 9, 2009 - 2:53pm
February 13, 2009
More than 6,200 cattle removed from TB-affected area in NW MN
Producers participating in the state's bovine tuberculosis (TB) buyout program loaded the last of their animals today, marking the completion of a nearly year long effort to reduce cattle numbers in the bovine TB Management Zone. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health received 46 herd...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
2009 assessments to help eradicate bovine TB
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds livestock producers that the state has implemented a temporary $1 per-head assessment on all Minnesota-raised cattle sales in the state during 2009. This measure will raise funds to help support ongoing efforts to contain and eradicate...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Enjoying a cold lunch
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Making equitable livestock lease arrangements
The recent economic downturn affects nearly everyone to some degree. For the young rancher wishing to start a livestock operation, credit and uncertainty are stumbling blocks, especially if dependent upon off-farm employment. The situation affecting the young buyer also affects...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
The cold facts of winter stress on cattle
Cattle exposed to cold require more energy (but not protein) for maintenance. Performance can be reduced if action is not taken to provide more...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
The importance of colostrum to newborn livestock
The annual miracle of birth is about to begin on many area livestock operations. Regardless of how many births a farmer-rancher has witnessed, most will admit to a renewed appreciation for the miracle of birth upon finding that first healthy newborn of the season.
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Tips for low-stress livestock feeding
Safe and effective cattle handling has always been important. In the last few years there has been a move toward what has been called low-stress livestock handling. The role of a stockman is to create movement in cattle and then use position to control and manage that movement...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Livestock TB testing requires planning
With the downgrading of Minnesota's TB accredited status, livestock producers throughout the state should make sure that their marketing plans are not side-tracked because they did not meet the TB testing requirements or missed testing timelines for their animals. In discussion...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
MDA grant program will boost Minnesota's livestock industry
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Livestock Investment Grant Program, a new program to help support the state's livestock industry. Livestock producers can apply for the funding to help offset the costs of improving or expanding their...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
Producers should be on the lookout for green to blue-green scum or a gelatinous mass on the surface of their livestock's fresh water supplies. "Algae blooms cause major disruptions not only because of their offensive odor and appearance; they can be potentially fatal to livestock,"...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am