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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 14, 2018
AgweekTV: Combatting farmer suicide
Farm groups and mental health professionals are concerned over the high suicide rate among farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
April 14, 2018 - 8:30am
January 20, 2018
AgweekTV: Show Goats
Goats are becoming more popular in the show world. In fact, the number of goats in the region is on the rise. We met up with one family is working...
January 20, 2018 - 8:30am
April 18, 2017
Experts predict 2017 economic outlook more of the same for farmers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts another challenging year for farmers in the United States, with farm income...
April 18, 2017 - 8:28am
April 10, 2017
Ag officials hopeful about Trump administration moves
FARGO — A panel of agricultural leaders at a North Dakota State University student event had mostly positive reviews about prospects for...
April 10, 2017 - 10:00am
March 2, 2017
Under pressure, USDA restores some abused animal reports to website
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has restored some of the tens of thousands of animal welfare documents that it abruptly removed from its website. But they are only a small number of the documents that were scrubbed from the agency's website on Feb. 3. The USDA announced that it...
March 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 16, 2017
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
With the USDA's recent decision to take down Animal Welfare Act inspection reports, it is time to show the puppy mill industry that without transparency, the public will not buy into their business. Surely there are large-scale commercial dog breeding facilities that are top notch...
February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 24, 2016
Peterson lauds USDA for move to help dairy farmers and provide cheese to poor
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, fully supports a USDA plan to purchase surplus cheese for donation to food banks and extend the deadline for farmers to enroll in the dairy Margin Protection Program. The move follows letters from Peterson...
August 24, 2016 - 10:29am
May 8, 2015
Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes is offering summer food service program
The Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes is participating in the Summer Food Service Program during its summer camp programming from June 3-Aug. 21. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Meals meet nutritional standards established by the U.S.
May 8, 2015 - 5:05am
April 12, 2015
USDA grants for rural businesses
USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer today announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants to support rural businesses and help create jobs. “This USDA funding will ensure continued investments in rural businesses,” Landkamer said. “Too often, rural...
April 12, 2015 - 5:05am
April 17, 2014
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that eligible farmers and ranchers can now sign up for U.S.
April 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
December 24, 2013
Rural Development offering home loans
USDA Rural Development offers home loans to low and very-low income individuals and families living in rural Minnesota. Applicants must be unable to qualify for traditional financing and meet USDA income and credit requirements. Homes must be modest in size and design and be...
December 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
November 18, 2011
USDA gives grants for rural development
USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer announced the selection of four Minnesota organizations to receive over $750,000 in loans and grants to support rural microentrepreneurs, create jobs and strengthen communities in rural Minnesota. Landkamer said, "These investments...
November 18, 2011 - 3:54pm
April 15, 2009
USDA Farm Service: ACRE signup still not available
The USDA Farm Service Agency has had many inquires about the new ACRE program. ACRE, which is an acronym for Average Crop Revenue Election, is a new commodity program included in the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 farm bill). To date, many of the rules for...
April 15, 2009 - 11:35am
January 7, 2009
USDA to help with repairs
It's time to put those home repair plans into action.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Collin Peterson: Don't offer me top USDA job, I don't want it
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple question has him stumped: Why do people...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am