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Police scanner - July 28 edition
Weekly crime report - July 28 edition
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Authorities identify Fargo girl hit by boat on Otter Tail County lake
18-year-old Ottertail man charged with criminal sexual conduct
Green was quite a shock
Zebra mussels confirmed in Otter Tail's East Spirit Lake
Wadena Babe Ruth team headed for 13-15 state tournament
Blazers top Angels with ninth inning surge
WDC Babe Ruth club will meet DGF or Litchfield in state opener
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Luella Mae Trites
Michael Charles Brakefield
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Jennie-O Turkey Store announces new hire
Tri-County Health Care scores well in national wellness initiative
Gray Horse Quilt Shop opening in Wadena
Entertainment briefs - July 28 edition
The Abiders to perform Friday at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Old School to perform at Staples Music in the Park
'Annie Get Your Gun' performance coming up in Park Rapids
Alan Godage & Sundown to perform at Staples Music in the Park
Church briefs - July 21 edition
Birth announcements - July 21 edition
Grilled Wonton Chicken Salad
Perez graduates from Rochester Community and Technical College
Living Faith: A full house beats a good flush, I always say
It's time to get serious about a special session
Your letters - July 21 edition
Must vehicles have hoods?
AgeOptions partners with AmeriCorps for in-home care for vets
Be alert, it's election season
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
Ruffie drumming counts up in Minnesota
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
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
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