Bryan and Jennifer Klabunde of the Becker-Mahnomen Soybean Growers Association attended a 10-day trade mission to China in late March, along with 27 other Minnesota farmers, spouses and soybean officials as part of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council’s International Marketing “See for Yourself” project. “See for Yourself” is an opportunity for individual farmers to see firsthand how our soybean check-off dollars are being invested and to share this information with others. Upon arrival in Beijing, we were given a brief orientation of the Chinese market and were g
A local man who was classified as homeless has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony check forgery charge. Anthony Francis Santo, 28, was given a stay of sentence imposition on conditions including completion of up to five years of supervised probation, 136 days in jail (with credit for 136 days already served), community service in lieu of a $1,000 court fine, and payment of his share of $15,075 in restitution. Successful completion of his probation will result in the charge being reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor on his record. According to the original com
A White Earth woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on two separate felony counts of check forgery and offering a forged check. Jamie Louise Day, 31, whose address is listed as P.O.
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Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, will receive two-year funding of $150,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation and $50,000 from Bremer Bank.
Did you know that one pound of phosphorus from excessive fertilization can produce anywhere from 300 to 500 pounds of algae if that phosphorus reaches a lake or river? Reducing excessive fertilization is just one of the reasons to have your soil tested as the weather warms up this spring.
About 60 Rossman and Roosevelt elementary and middle school students from Detroit Lakes participated in the 5th and 6th grade math masters competitions. Rossman Elementary Twenty-one 5th graders from Rossman Elementary participated in the regional Math Masters of Minnesota Challenge in Moorhead on March 26. The students competed individually and as teams on eight sets of mathematical problems in this competition. One of the four teams from DL took fourth place.
Being a senior is the best, they said. It’d be fun, they said. As my friend Katie puts it, “That is a vicious falsehood.” I’m sure everyone who told me for the past four years that being a high school senior would be the bomb.com didn’t mean to deliberately mislead me into a bottomless pit of too much tears and not enough sweat. In the end, it was all my own doing. Or rather, my undoing. I was on the phone with a friend the other day and she said something about finding an old journal full of excited hope and grand plans for high school.
When I was selected to be an exchange student to Chile, I was confident that I would make plenty of friends during my year abroad. I knew that they would become some of my greatest friends and that I wouldn’t want to leave them at the end of my year. What I never imagined was becoming best friends with someone in just a few short months. I knew from the moment that I heard “Snow” by The Red Hot Chili Peppers (my favorite song) as Sarah’s ring tone that she and I would be friends.
Woods and Wheels ATV Club is hosting youth safety training on May 18. Did you know a person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet? How old must you be to legally ride trails? What kind of clothing is required to ride safely? A DNR online class is required, plus a classroom course in Detroit Lakes and a riding obstacles field test. All who pass the test get free hot dogs and goodies and a guided trail ride the next day. Registration for this course is May 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the basement of the VFW on North Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes.