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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Two DL Pacesetter teams advance to state
Carrier places at NYWA State Wrestling
Laker softball splits at Bemidji to start season
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
June 25, 2009
Nevis pig race will decide Coleman/Franken Senate race
BEMIDJI - Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate will be decided July 5 in Nevis. Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken will see their...
June 25, 2009 - 12:48am
June 12, 2009
Minnesota still a great place to raise livestock
As a lifelong farmer, I know risk is always part of the job. However, the last few months have presented our livestock producers with a staggering set of risk-related developments. Some have been brewing for a long time, and others have come out of the blue. The bottom line is...
June 12, 2009 - 3:05pm
May 18, 2009
Pot-bellied pig at center of Akeley controversy
AKELEY - The city council here is all in a tizzy over a pig named Tilly. The Vietnamese pot-bellied pig received a brief reprieve last week...
May 18, 2009 - 11:19am
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