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Grain bin catches fire northwest of Lake Park
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
Studies suggest legalizing marijuana could help opioid epidemic
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
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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
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
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
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
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
West Fargo mayor featured in New York Times report on wind energy
WEST FARGO - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is featured in a story in today's edition of The New York Times titled "Dark Days for Green Energy." In the story, Mattern talks about the city's plans for wind energy, despite the nation's credit crisis. DMI Industries of Fargo operates...
February 4, 2009 - 3:35pm
January 16, 2009
Windmill project underway at former Callaway School
CALLAWAY -- This winter, if you happen to be driving past the former Callaway Elementary School building, you may notice a hole in the ground...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 21, 2008
Will's Windmill Column: Lawn care seminar set for Oct. 9 in DL
If you are a Master Gardener volunteer, local Extension educator, lawn care industry professional, in golf course turf maintenance, or a landscape and/or grounds caretaker, and would like the opportunity to refresh and expand your lawn care knowledge please consider attending the...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Hoary Alyssum in hay, pasture and forage
Hoary alyssum is a weed common to Hubbard and Becker Counties and throughout Minnesota, the surrounding states, and Canada. It is particularly adapted to dry conditions such as occur on sandy or gravely soils. Hoary alyssum is a member of the mustard family and is perennial in its...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Do the math before creep feeding calves
Karl Hoppe, Extension livestock specialist at North Dakota State University, offers beef producers some advice on creep feeding calves, and making decisions that could affect their profit margin when they sell those calves months from now. One of those decisions is whether to supply...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Corn needs heat units to emerge
Corn requires about 100 growing degrees days (GDDs) to emerge (but emergence requirements can vary from 90 to150 GDDs). To determine daily GDD accumulation, calculate the average daily temperature (high plus low) divided by 2 and subtract the base temperature, which is 50 degrees...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Adjusting for expensive beef forage
The days of cheap forage are gone. Just looking at the nutrient removal costs in a ton of hay will push hay prices to over $70 per ton. By the time machinery costs and labor are calculated, $100 a ton is about the break-even price of producing hay. This has several management implications. First,...
April 26, 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
April 13, 2008
Will's Windmill Column: Nitrogen best management practices will reduce contamination
Nitrogen is an essential plant nutrient that is applied to our crops in greater quantity than any other fertilizer. With the current cost of nitrogen fertilizer, it is more important then ever that producers use care and caution, and yet get the best bang for their nitrogen buck. Vast...
April 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Why water in private wells can smell bad
If you have a private well and the water smells musty or like "rotten eggs," you may have a bacteria problem. The bacteria that cause this smell live in the soil or aquifer. They do not pose a health risk. However, once they are introduced to a well, they may multiply rapidly and...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Managing pests in landscapes, homes
Dandelions, creeping charlie, ladybugs, cluster flies, mosquitoes, leaf eating insects, plant diseases, the list goes on! Do you recognize any of these common home and garden problems? You are probably not alone, and may have wondered how to gain a better understanding of them. Beginning...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 17, 2008
Will's Windmill column: Enhancing effectiveness of permanent pastures
In recent summers as I have traveled throughout central Minnesota and observed pastures, it becomes readily apparent that much can be done to improve the production capabilities of what people call permanent pastures. We can greatly increase the livestock carrying capacity of these...
March 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Will's Windmill - Can wheat be used as an alfalfa companion crop?
DETROIT LAKES - Current market prices for wheat and barley make these crops potentially profitable options as small-grain companion crops when establishing alfalfa, according to recent University of Minnesota research. Wheat's current value should give growers extra incentives...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am