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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
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Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
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Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
February 26, 2009
Sharpshooters cull deer in bovine TB area
Federal and state sharpshooters have begun culling free-ranging deer in the bovine tuberculosis management area, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday. The DNR and U.S.
February 26, 2009 - 9:06am
February 13, 2009
More than 6,200 cattle removed from TB-affected area in NW MN
Producers participating in the state's bovine tuberculosis (TB) buyout program loaded the last of their animals today, marking the completion of a nearly year long effort to reduce cattle numbers in the bovine TB Management Zone. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health received 46 herd...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Cattle movement restricted by new bovine TB rules
We may not be completely done with sunny, warm weather, but this time of year there's no denying the trend. Summer is over, and with autumn comes an increase in cattle movement as fall feeder cattle runs begin. This year, the situation is more complex thanks to interstate movement...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Livestock TB testing requires planning
With the downgrading of Minnesota's TB accredited status, livestock producers throughout the state should make sure that their marketing plans are not side-tracked because they did not meet the TB testing requirements or missed testing timelines for their animals. In discussion...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
45 producers in MN sign TB buyout contracts; will
The Board of Animal Health has received 45 herd buyout contracts signed by cattle producers in the bovine tuberculosis (TB) Management Zone. The Board estimates that 6,800 cattle will be removed from the TB disease management area as a result of the buyout program. In total, 67 producers...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
New bovine TB requirements take effect today in Minnesota
Effective today (June 15) regulations will go into effect for livestock herds in the proposed "Split State Zone," an area within Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Beltrami, and Marshall counties. Herds in the zone will be required to have an annual whole-herd TB test and maintain up-to-date...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
State seeks contractors to install fence in TB management zone
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is compiling a list of authorized contractors and material suppliers who will install fence in the Management Zone in northwest Minnesota this summer. In addition, general deer exclusion fencing specifications have been established and posted...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Sharpshooters kill more than 1,200 deer in NW Minnesota in battle against bovine TB
A total of 1,207 deer were killed by state and federal sharpshooters, hunters and landowners the past six months in bovine tuberculosis-infected northwest Minnesota, the state Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday. The sharpshooting effort to remove deer started in February...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
LivesTalk column: Eradicating bovine TB in MN?is critical
One of the most important agricultural issues in Minnesota right now is the eradication of bovine tuberculosis (TB). And for the Board of Animal Health, bovine TB is our most important issue. We remain committed to eliminating this disease from Minnesota cattle and returning our state...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Letter: Bovine TB is a crisis in MN
I am writing in response to concerns I am hearing about Senate File 3811, the Bovine Tuberculosis Deer Management Bill I introduced in conjunction with the DNR. We are in the midst of a crisis of which we do not yet know the outcome. We are faced with a bovine tuberculosis disease...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Will's Windmill Column: State expands Bovine TB Control Zone
The Board of Animal Health has announced that effective April 15, the regulatory zone in northwest Minnesota currently known as the TB Core Area will be expanded to include the TB Management Zone. Cattle herds located in the newly expanded Management Zone will be required to obtain...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
House approves legislation to fight bovine TB
A plan to slaughter cattle herds, erect fences and collect money to fight bovine tuberculosis in northwest Minnesota passed the state House unanimously on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dave Olin, passed 131-0 after he warned about the effect the bovine TB status downgrade...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Bovine TB website launched
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the University of Minnesota Extension Service have announced the creation of a Web site dedicated to the State of Minnesota bovine tuberculosis...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
New bovine TB site
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources , and the University of Minnesota Extension Services, today announced the launch of a Web site dedicated to the State of Minnesota bovine tuberculosis...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 19, 2008
Eken letter: Goal is to eradicate bovine TB
I am writing in response to a letter by Brad Barth from Osakis in last week's paper concerning legislation I introduced to help contain and eliminate Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) in Northern Minnesota. This is a serious disease that would reek havoc with our deer population, devastate...
April 19, 2008 - 12:00am