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Blizzard’s punch padded by March sunlight
GOP pushes tax relief on Social Security, veterans benefits
Nuclear power moratorium debate returns
UPDATED: Three-car accident on Highway 34 injures four
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
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