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Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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