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Boys, Girls Club kids holding bleach drive for humane society
The kibosh put on Becker County-Hubbard jail plans
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
Herzog ends DL career in All-Star game as North’s offensive MVP
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Detroit Lakes' Ringwelski earns Concordia scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Tamarac Refuge: Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Letter: WWI decisions the cause of Mid East fighting today
Letter: Green: ‘I urged legislature to take balanced approach’
New restrictions on e-cigarettes
Lynn Hummel: The curse of the mom jeans
Unmanned aircraft advocates get a Leafy Spurge
Detroit Lakes' Caroline Smith to play Basilica Block Party
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
Genealogy workshop in Perham
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
LRAC will host its inaugural "Arts Resource Fair" Aug. 16 in Fergus Falls
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