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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
County Commission approves support of assistance program
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
WDC students gain hands-on learning in school greenhouse
Wadena-Deer Creek's high-tunnel greenhouse is an outdoor classroom where plants and students are being nurtured. WDC High School agriculture...
October 26, 2016 - 12:10pm
October 15, 2016
Wadena area farmers bringing in good yields
Rain in August helped Wadena area farmers bring in good yields this fall, according to Leaf River Ag agronomist Ron Schertler. The soybean harvest...
October 15, 2016 - 12:08am
September 3, 2016
5-year-old recovering after severe farming accident
A 5-year-old girl is recovering after a terrible accident on the family farm last week. Savhannah Springer, of Henning, is at the Hennepin County...
September 3, 2016 - 12:08am
August 15, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Experts tell farmers to launch sales campaign
A major focus at Farmfest, the all-things-agriculture show in southwest Minnesota, was the need for farmers to sell themselves. That is not natural. Most farmers do not like to self-promote. "We need to get our message out," state Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told a Farmfest...
August 15, 2016 - 12:10am
July 18, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be. The long-awaited...
July 18, 2016 - 12:10am
July 3, 2016
Local dairy farms among those honored for superior cow care
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson has 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 and a longer shelf life...
July 3, 2016 - 12:10am
June 19, 2016
Local farm part of agricultural plastics recycling solutions
The Recycling Association of Minnesota and their partners were selected as 2016 Partnership of the Year for their Recycling Agricultural and Marine Plastics program at the Environmental Initiative Awards on Thursday, May 26. This program, hosted by the nonprofit Environmental Initiative,...
June 19, 2016 - 8:15am
May 16, 2016
AgweekTV: Bringing up bison
Raising bison, as you can imagine, can be a challenging job. But for one North Dakota rancher, it's a lot of fun. we caught up with Randy Lacher...
May 16, 2016 - 10:16am
March 19, 2016
Wadena County designated disaster area due to winterkill losses
As Wadena County farmers recover from losses in 2015, they are hoping for an early start in 2016. The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated...
March 19, 2016 - 12:10am
November 23, 2015
Farmers can get monarch-saving money
Federal authorities are ready to give farmers in Minnesota and nine other states money to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. The U.S...
November 23, 2015 - 12:08am
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