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News briefs - May 25 edition
Near the front lines
Central Minnesota Friends of the NRA celebrate 25 years of success
BH-V advances with extra inning victory over Pequot Lakes
Wolverines open 6AA playoffs at home
W-DC girls golf seventh at Detroit Lakes Invitational
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
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Dale Eugene Clarin
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Orange is the new blessing
Birth announcements - May 18 edition
Huhta graduates from Michigan Tech University
Greek Chicken Kabobs
Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
October 6, 2015
Tough lessons learned from bird flu outbreak
When highly pathogenic avian influenza was first detected on the West Coast in December of 2014, those preparing for its arrival in Minnesota expected the call to action here to come in two to three years. "That call came March 15 and we finally went home August 15,'' said Michael...
October 6, 2015 - 12:10am
October 5, 2015
Fall harvest dangers are numerous
As farmers continue with the fall harvest, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding everyone of possible hazards of the season. MDA is offering tips and advice to ensure all Minnesotans are safe, whether harvesting fields or encountering farm equipment on roadways. Federal...
October 5, 2015 - 12:10am
September 16, 2015
Triplet calves come as a surprise on DL farm
In a 100,000-to-1 occurrence, a cow on Gilbertson Farms about six miles north of Detroit Lakes has given birth to triplets. Twins are relatively...
September 16, 2015 - 12:08am
September 14, 2015
Katie Benson named 2015 Minnesota Poultry Princess
Minnesota's 2015 Poultry Princess will represent Wadena County as well as the state for the upcoming year. Katie Benson, of Staples, was crowned...
September 14, 2015 - 12:08am
September 12, 2015
Halfway through harvest
Favorable spring weather got the growing season off to a good start. Now, the anticipated September heat wave should be just what's needed to help the growing season come to a generally successful conclusion. Harvest of small grains - wheat, barley and oats - is wrapping up, with...
September 12, 2015 - 12:10am
July 31, 2015
Buckwheat an obscure underdog among the grain
Business was slow when Tom Bilek helped launch the Buckwheat Growers Association of Minnesota nearly two decades ago. He says, not altogether...
July 31, 2015 - 12:10am
July 18, 2015
Verndale family on 2015 Century Farm list
Rick and Sharol Mason's farm north of Verndale has been recognized as a Century Farm. The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau...
July 18, 2015 - 12:08am
July 11, 2015
Offutt plants wildflowers to aid pollinators
The roadside along a stretch of Highway 87 in northern Wadena County will look more colorful soon. R.D. Offutt Co., the largest potato grower...
July 11, 2015 - 12:08am
June 24, 2015
Top area dairy farms honored for superior cow care
In honor of June Dairy Month, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson released the annual list of top Minnesota dairy herds with low somatic cell counts (SCC). Somatic cell count is a key indicator of milk quality — a lower SCC count is better for cheese production...
June 24, 2015 - 12:10am
May 31, 2015
Study estimates bird flu costs in Minnesota $310 million
The University of Minnesota Extension Service says the bird flu outbreaks since March 4 have cost the state's turkey and poultry industries nearly $310 million. The U of M used a computer model to determine that for every $1 million in direct potential sales revenue lost to bird...
May 31, 2015 - 12:10am
May 11, 2015
Potato grower's move into forest land raises water, wildlife concerns
Sunbathing outside her house near Menahga on a mild Tuesday, Judy Maaninga reclined with her back to a thin row of jack pines. Just beyond that,...
May 11, 2015 - 12:08am