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International Eagles Auxiliary President visits Detroit Lakes
DL man allegedly caught on video setting his rental house on fire
Charges filed in old robbery, arson cases in Becker County
Cities honor Marquart, Eken with distinction award
Longtime DL Housing Authority Executive Director hangs it up
Laker tennis gains experience at opening invite
Sophomore QB Studsrud gets UND starting nod
DL near top 10 in first football poll
Wimmer takes over DL volleyball program
412 BMX results
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
If earnings are over SSA benefit limit, update your estimate online ASAP
Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
Smart students use their local library
Deuces Wild at Fargo Theatre
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Don and Jean Bauer
Other Opinions: Don’t saddle next president with UND nickname issue
Other Opinions: Standing up for rural postal delivery
Other Opinions: Keep rural homes safe, efficient with USDA programs
Other Opinions: MN teens No. 1 on ACT but gaps persist
‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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