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Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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