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In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
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Turkey stamp entries accepted through Dec. 27
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Larson certified in compliance program
Manufacturers to hold annual meeting
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
Foltz Trucking coordinates local toy drive
Gervais moves stylist chair to Personal FX
Letter: Thanks to NCT volunteers
Letter: Keep ‘Christ’ in Christmas
Letter: Thanks to Frazee Fire and Rescue Squad
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Dances with ‘The Nutcracker’
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
Christmas Schedule of Services
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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
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
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
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
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
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