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Fire breaks out at ethanol plant
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
Local leaders attend legislative conference
Courts march 6
Theisen tops 1,000-point scoring plateau
Archery scores 3/6
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Minnesota Vikings: 'Preview center' offers look at new stadium
Barthel, Card, Kern place in Class A mat tournament
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Irma Allen to play piano with WDC Band at March 10
Five Wings announces $43,000 available for artists
Conclusion to Titanic of the Great Lakes Sinks
Library events in March
Wolverine: 'The true wilderness carnivore'
Your Letters March 6
Horizons: Businesses succeed through creative adaptation
Spring sports are quickly approaching
Women at greater risk for alcohol related problems
Get help to find the right health plan
Birth announcements March 6
Bruer, May graduate from Bemidji State
Area students earn honors at several colleges, universities
Spring Pasta Salad
Birth announcements Feb. 27
December 31, 2013
Death hits the ranch - hard
I knew being a rancher (and I use that word loosely) would be hard. I knew death would be part of this venture; I'm all too familiar with the circle of life. I thought I was ready...I was wrong.
opinion / editorials
December 31, 2013 - 7:32am
December 13, 2013
I Suffer from MGS (Multiple Goat Syndrome)...and not by choice
Back in October I was in Alexandria for a training class. Before heading home I looked at my cell phone and saw I had forgotten to turn the ringer back on. I had four missed calls from my dad. Instant fear set in. What was wrong? You don't call someone four times if everything is...
opinion / editorials
December 13, 2013 - 8:15am
February 20, 2013
12 cows die in rural Hawley barn fire
HAWLEY, Minn. - Firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures as they battled a barn fire that killed 12 cows this morning in rural Hawley. The Hawley, Hitterdal and Ulen volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze, which was reported about 3:30 a.m. at 11149 210th St. N. Crews...
February 20, 2013 - 9:53am
August 28, 2011
Dreyer farm hosting Irrigated Corn Silage Plot Tour
Plan to attend the University of Minnesota Extension Irrigated Corn Silage Plot Tour on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dan Dreyer Farm northeast of Ottertail City. The program will include Doug Holen, Dr. Phil Glogoza, and Jim Paulson of the University of Minnesota Extension...
August 28, 2011 - 1:41pm
April 16, 2011
Using debt effectively on the farm
With commodity prices showing some signs of positive returns on most farming enterprises, I have had a number of students ask me where to stash some of that extra cash. Beyond building working capital, most producers have either considered paying down debt or borrowing additional...
April 16, 2011 - 4:27pm
Rural resources: water and soil
The Wadena County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a major part of rural life in the area. "We're always working to protect the...
April 16, 2011 - 4:25pm
The digital farm
Farm machinery has become more user-friendly in recent years, keeping pace with the digital revolution and high standards. "Everything's more...
April 16, 2011 - 4:04pm
In farming, the only constant is change
What is going on out there? "It's changing all of the time," Leaf River Ag Service manager Scott Dau said of the agricultural scene in Wadena County. The days when a family could live on a quarter section of land by having a dairy to go along with it had plenty of charm -- and a...
April 16, 2011 - 3:36pm
April 10, 2011
CRP general sign-up ends April 15
USDA Farm Service Agency Minnesota Executive Director Linda Hennen reminded landowners and producers that a general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends April 15. During this sign-up period, farmers and ranchers may offer eligible land through the local Farm Service...
April 10, 2011 - 10:05am
February 12, 2009
Victims of farm accident identified
The victims of a farm accident Wednesday evening in northeastern Wadena County have been identified. Harold W. Skov, 45, and Douglas A. Amundson, 62, both of Sebeka, were pronounced dead at the scene by rescue workers after a load of hay bales fell on them, Wadena County Sheriff...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am