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Crazy Daze 2014
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect today
Honor the Earth brings Sandpiper pipeline protest to Brainerd
Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Republicans jump on mining, timber bandwagon
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Local FFA members get training at conference
Holly McCamant: After a long road trip, you can handle anything
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Friends & Neighbors
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
May 18, 2014
SWCD hosts area fifth graders
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual 5th Grade Conservation Tour at Ike Fischer’s Farm near Frazee this week. Despite chilly temps and brief showers this last Tuesday, fifth graders from Detroit Lakes, Holy Rosary, and Frazee Elementary enjoyed their...
news / Frazee
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
May 13, 2014
Candidates can file for SWCD supervisor, May 20-June 3
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Becker County should consider filing by June 3 to run for the position of Supervisor of the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). “Supervisors play an important role in how our community deals with a...
May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2014
Help for Becker County’s shallow lakes
In 2013, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) secured $398,000 in Clean Water Legacy Grant funds, and pledged an additional $100,000 in local and federal matching funds, to address excess nutrient and sediment levels in nine shallow lakes in the Lake Park area. The...
news / Detroit Lakes
March 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
January 12, 2014
SWCD now accepting tree orders for 2014
With winter just around the corner, now is the time to prepare for your spring tree and shrub planting needs. The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District’s (SWCD) 2014 Tree Order form is now available. Landowners interested in ordering trees or shrubs for next spring...
January 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
January 9, 2014
After 42 years, Lefebvre leaves Becker SWCD board
It’s been 42 years since Callaway native Don Lefebvre was first elected to serve as a supervisor with the Becker County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) — and he decided recently that this past year would be his last. As of Dec. 31, Lefebvre has resigned his position...
life / Friends & Neighbors
January 9, 2014 - 8:00am
December 23, 2013
New Becker County SWCD leader sees change
In his work with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Peter Mead spent a lot of time traveling across the state, working on various engineering projects. “My mantra was always about doing the right thing at the right place at the right time,” he said. So when...
December 23, 2013 - 2:40pm
May 14, 2013
Hendrickson, Grant leave SWCD
Though they are both graduates of Audubon High School, Dean Hendrickson and Brad Grant were not classmates. “I graduated in 1967,” Grant said. “And I graduated in 1972,” Hendrickson added. But the career paths that each of them took from their childhood years in Audubon...
life / Friends & Neighbors
May 14, 2013 - 6:00am
January 9, 2009
Schouvillers honored by state SWCD
Soil and Water Conservation District board members and staff from across the state learned about wetland issues, water quality trading, working...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Three positions open for Becker County SWCD supervisor; filing period starts July 1
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Becker County should consider filing by July 15 to run for the position of supervisor for the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). "SWCD supervisors play an important role in how Becker County deals with...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
SWCD plans 50th anniversary party
The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors and staff are hosting a 50th anniversary celebration on June 20. The Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District was established on May 26, 1958. It was organized by local farmers with the help from the Agriculture Extension...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am