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Man accused of kidnapping, assault
Fargo couple involved in shootout with deputy tied to burglary at veterinary clinic
Tanker carrying de-icer rolls over on icy I-94 near Evansville
Eastern Minnesota under air quality alert
Waubun woman arrested for abuse of toddler
Lady Hornets’ playoffs run ends
Local Sports Scores - Thursday, March 6th
Rebels overcome halftime deficit, beat Vikings in OT
Lucky Fun Run will be March 15
Frazee wrestling places three in Class 1A state meet
In the Zone
Immersed in literature one word at a time
French toast brunch with Rep. Green in Lake Park Saturday
Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Remmen named to U of M dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Tough winter for wildlife
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
Brad Laabs: Prepare ahead to get ice houses off lakes
Blane Klemek: Sharptails are a delight in the outdoors and on the table
Rogers’ hand-feeding of bears increases risk for public, scientist testifies
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
Here’s how to get public records
Lynn Hummel: DIDOs — better than the Oscars
Sen. Kent Eken: Getting back to work in the MN Senate
Good news on the education gap
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
Lakes Area Chorale, Youth Choir to make debut at March 9 concert in DL
Detroit Lakes library full of Dr. Seuss magic this month
'Mr. History' comes to Detroit Lakes Library March 12
Country legend Ricky Skaggs at Shooting Star this Friday
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Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
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