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VFW and Auxiliary sponsoring patriotic essay contest
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No tax cuts. No construction work. No special session.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Otter Tail Lake
Finck wins 14th club championship at Whitetail Run
WDC volleyers out to improve on 2015 finish
PRC teams can expect more trouble with Pirates
WDC harriers hunting for personal bests
Twins should have sights set on 2017
William 'Bill' Bretz
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Joan Gertrude Wagner
Cyber Cafe offers safe space for teens
Lunde Auto Sales opens in Wadena
Karvonen Funeral Home adding cremation services
Henning woman accepts new NJPA position
New coffee, boutique shop to open on Highway 10
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning announces fall schedule
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 25 edition
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Railroad Days celebration is this weekend in Staples
England Prairie Show Days return this weekend
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
Garlic Parmesan Chicken
Birth announcements - Aug. 18 edition
Perkins graduates from Northwest Technical
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
What are the rules regarding collector plates?
New Ways of Stealing Credit Card Data
State legislature frozen in dysfunction
Your letters - Aug. 18 edition
Bad ideas to improve VA services
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
Anglers exceed Mille Lacs walleye quota, season continues anyway
DNR offers tips to private forest owners dealing with storm damage
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Wadena grad wins fishing contest on Otter Tail
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
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