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Minnesota kids are masters of the ACT test
Two Clay County prosecutors disciplined for online comments
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Master Gardener training to be held
Boats & Bars to be filled with music, fun
No MVP hangover for Maya Moore as Lynx survive late scare
Girls Tennis: DL pulls out thrilling victory under the lights at Fergus Falls
Girls Tennis: Lakers fifth at Highway 10 Open
Local martial artists compete in Asian Fencing Championships
Soccer: Laker boys continue shutout streak over Otters
In the Zone
Teens help raise cash, awareness for pets
Last advice: Be kind, be kind always
Driver’s license test: Sometimes it’s OK to just pass
Identity thieves target kids as well as adults
BLT’s a summer classic
Friends & Neighbors
Independent stylist joins Shear Grace
July job loss doesn’t shake yearly gain
Williams named new sports editor in DL
Gas prices descend with end of summer
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
Perkins ready to give back to fans with weekend concerts in Medora
Josh Turner at Shooting Star Friday
Hope Fest to bring family fun to DL
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
Letter: Hats off to election judges
Minnesota moose plate inspirational
Lynn Hummel: Let me give you some advice
Goodbye to a great sports editor
Letter: You betcha, dat roundabout whirligig confuses a guy
Strong duck populations mean ‘liberal’ bag limits this season
DNR to keep most restrictions in place for Scientific and Natural Areas
Brad Laabs: Know what to do when you get injured fishing
Blane Klemek: Common nighthawks are perfectly adapted to their way of life
Wild rice season opened Friday
Pine to Palm
July 19, 2008
Winter wheat: To plant or not to plant
Although much of the spring wheat crop is still in the field, it is good to think ahead and explore the potential of seeding winter wheat. If it survives the winter and spring cold, winter wheat has an advantage of a longer growing season than spring wheat, because it establishes...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Ag Matters column: Mowing helps your lawn ward off problems
Lawn mowing is perhaps the most important practice performed in home lawn care. The simple practice of mowing impacts not only the appearance of your lawn, but also can impact the turf's ability to ward off problems. Regardless of whether the lawn is fertilized, irrigated or other...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Ag Matters column: Good quality drinking water is essential for livestock
Water is the most important nutrient livestock require. If dry conditions persist, livestock producers should be aware of the quality of water they provide for their livestock. The issue of quality becomes as important as quantity if there will be a decrease in surface water...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Ag Matters Column: Cutworms in the vegetable garden
If cool wet weather encourages cutworms in gardens, we may have a bumper crop this year. Cutworms feed on many of the vegetables grown in the home garden with damage to beans, cabbages and other cole crops, corn, peppers, potatoes, eggplant and tomatoes being most common. Although...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 4, 2008
Ag Matters Column: Prevent tomato disease with these simple tips
Garden fresh, juicy red tomatoes are one of the true joys of growing a garden. However, all too often, your toils end in disappointment because of diseases that either reduce the yield or devastate your crop. Leaf disease in tomato is typically one of two organisms, Alternaria (Early...
May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Ag Matters column: Solving the evergreen pruning puzzle
Homeowners are often concerned about the proper timing and pruning technique for the evergreen trees and shrubs on their property. Most evergreens cannot replace lost growth common with deciduous plants. Other landscape plants may be able to outgrow a bad pruning job but evergreens...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Ag Matters Column: White clover in lawns can be desirable
Last week, I discussed the management of the two most common lawn weeds, dandelion and creeping charlie. As I mentioned, a weed is technically a "plant out of place" and is often a matter of ones personal perspective. While some take pleasure in the sight of pretty flowers in their...
April 20, 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
March 17, 2008
Ag Matters column: Identifying, managing winter injuries in trees
Winter injury is seemingly a problem on certain trees each year in northern Minnesota. Winter injury is not a specific malady, by rather, a broad category that includes frost cracks, root or stem damage, winter browning, die back, and even plant death. It's usually more obvious on...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Ag Matters - With warmer spring temperatures, cluster flies come calling
DETROIT LAKES - Within days, the hours of sunshine will exceed those of darkness for each 24 hour period. Not only do we have more hours of sunshine, but the sun seems to have more "power" as well. With the advancing hours of daylight, and sunshine that seems to have more energy,...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Ag Matters column: Check houseplants for mites, insects; wash if needed
With a Minnesota winter at its best, we are in "houseplant season," which is when we turn to houseplants to satisfy our itching green thumbs. It is important that we inspect our houseplants for insect or mite pests that may have developed as the warm, dry environment in many homes...
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am