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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
New bovine TB site
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources , and the University of Minnesota Extension Services, today announced the launch of a Web site dedicated to the State of Minnesota bovine tuberculosis...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Bovine TB meeting Tuesday in Detroit Lakes
Just a reminder to area livestock producers that an informational meeting on Bovine TB will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 in Detroit Lakes. This meeting is open to all area livestock producers.
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Bovine TB meeting set for April 8 in DL
Livestock producers interested in the anticipated downgrade of the state's bovine TB status are invited to an informational meeting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 in Detroit Lakes. The meeting will be held in Room C103 at Minnesota State Community & Technical College, located on...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Overcoming challenge of bovine TB in MN
Since bovine tuberculosis (TB) was discovered in a northwest Minnesota beef cattle herd, animal health officials have found a total of 11 infected beef cattle herds in Roseau and Beltrami counties.
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
March roars out with organic dairy training for farm advisors; workshop March 27 in McIntosh
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) invites professional dairy advisors to attend the introductory "Organic Dairy 101: A Workshop for Dairy Support Professionals" in Rochester on March 25. This training is the third of four held in Minnesota.
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Will's Windmill column: Enhancing effectiveness of permanent pastures
In recent summers as I have traveled throughout central Minnesota and observed pastures, it becomes readily apparent that much can be done to improve the production capabilities of what people call permanent pastures. We can greatly increase the livestock carrying capacity of these...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
February 24, 2008
Belrami herd tests positive for TB
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has announced that a Beltrami County beef cattle herd has tested positive for bovine Tuberculosis. This is the fourth positive herd detected since October, and it will likely result in the downgrades of Minnesota's bovine TB status from Modified...
February 24, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
Local schools say 'hold the beef' after cow video
DETROIT LAKES -- Recent action by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Minnesota Department of Education may have left some students asking, "Where's the beef?" All Minnesota districts were notified Jan.
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am
January 27, 2008
Forage Day coming to Detroit Lakes Feb. 12
Hay prices are high, and demand for good quality forage is increasing. Producers in central Minnesota will have an opportunity to participate in a forage seminar entitled: "Practical solutions for today's challenges and vision for tomorrow's opportunities." The Midwest Forage Association...
January 27, 2008 - 12:00am
January 20, 2008
Beef Quality Assurance classes scheduled in west central Minnesota
Minnesota beef and dairy producers will learn how effective quality assurance strategies can improve profit potential from their cattle and calves at several sessions scheduled for late January. Dates and locations of these workshops are as follows: Appleton, Jan. 28: Shooter...
January 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 13, 2008
Ag Matters - How to keep high feed costs in check
This past year has brought record high grain prices. This may bring a smile to crop farmers, but these high grain prices are especially painful to our area dairy and other livestock farmers. It seems agriculture is always fighting this battle of economic balance. What's good for...
January 13, 2008 - 12:00am
December 30, 2007
Minnesota Beef Council seeks candidates for five board of directors positions
Minnesota's Beef Promotion and Research Council is seeking candidates for its Board of Directors. Five positions will be filled by mail ballots to be sent out by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture in March. Elections to be held in March will select the representatives from...
December 30, 2007 - 12:00am
Ag Matters - Dairy Days set for Jan. 9 in McIntosh
The University of Minnesota Extension Service-Polk County will offer their annual Dairy Days program on Jan. 9. Minnesota Dairy Days are an opportunity for producers and advisors to hear the latest research-based information from University scientists and educators. The program...
December 30, 2007 - 12:00am
Will's Windmill -Dairy calves and feed costs increase in value
The higher cost of milk replacer has made it more expensive to feed young dairy calves recently. But as feed costs have increased, so has the value of young calves, with some day-old calves selling for more than $500. Trying to save money on feed costs by using cheaper milk replacer...
December 30, 2007 - 12:00am
December 16, 2007
Daylong organic courses to be held in Minnesota
Recognizing the growing interest in organic dairy production, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is cooperating with organizations in Minnesota and Wisconsin to offer "Organic Dairy 101: A Workshop for Dairy Support Professionals" at various locations in both states in...
December 16, 2007 - 12:00am