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Newly released security video shows exact moment bomb goes off inside Minn. mosque
Benefit for Fink set for Oct. 21
Monuments added to Deer Creek Veterans Memorial Park
It's down to the voters
Hay bales catch fire on semi traveling on Interstate 94
Wolverines open postseason with Staples-Motley
Wolverines make it two straight with 31-14 romp
Wolverines finish third at Park Region Championships
Second place finish for Wolverines at Park Region Championships
Wolverines finish perfect conference season
Marian L. Johnston (Goedel)
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Ida Minerva Hoefs
Two providers join Verndale Clinic
Uptown Restaurant earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
Tri-County Health Care CEO descend for diabetes
Rural broadband becoming reality for central Minnesota residents thanks to nearly $10M in public and private investments
Living in the golden years
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 12 edition
Library to host computer class Nov. 18
Book Ends announces guest author Elisa Korenne
Entertainment briefs - Oct. 5 edition
Pippa White's one-woman show set for Oct. 6
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Beef and Avocado Quesadillas
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Pension advance loans are schemes
Over 1,500 service members still eligible for 2013 military tax credit
Energy Infrastructure Spells Major Job Opportunities for Minnesota
Can antique vehicles be sold without a VIN?
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
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
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Hayden James Lynk
March 3, 2012
National Agriculture Day calls for celebration, reflection
Tuesday, March 8 is National Agriculture Day. Much has changed since University of Minnesota grad, Don Neth, started this day to honor agriculture more than 40 years ago. Back then, talk about agriculture focused on "the farm problem" and what to do with surpluses. Today the surpluses...
March 3, 2012 - 3:01pm
Ag & Energy Expo at Staples explores fertilizer from wind
The second annual Ag and Energy Expo was held Friday, Feb.
March 3, 2012 - 3:00pm
February 20, 2012
Five ways crop growers can plan for spring drought
A drought threat posed across southern and western Minnesota is the most serious in over a decade, according to University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley. Climate outlooks currently favor more rain than normal this spring across much of the state, but it might...
February 20, 2012 - 4:44pm
February 13, 2012
Control buckthorn during winter dormancy
This year's unseasonably warm winter weather and little snow cover makes woody plant control easier in home and agricultural landscapes. Removing invasive plants like buckthorn is more successful in the winter months, when the plant is dormant. Buckthorn out-competes native plants...
February 13, 2012 - 3:46pm
February 11, 2012
CLC Staples to host 2nd Ag and Energy Expo
The Staples campus of Central Lakes College will host the second Ag & Energy Expo Friday, Feb. 24, a free event featuring key note speakers, one of which will be Michael Reese, the renewable energy director at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center at...
February 11, 2012 - 2:48pm
Local land prices steady as others skyrocket
Some agricultural land prices on the Minnesota-Iowa border have been out of sight this year, ranging as high as $14,000 an acre, but Wadena County...
February 11, 2012 - 2:36pm
January 28, 2012
Wanted: dairy farmers' daughters
Wadena County is seeking contestants to serve as goodwill ambassadors to represent the hardworking and dedicated farmers in the area. Dairy princesses serve as spokespeople to consumers; conducting media interviews, making classroom visits to educate students about the dairy industry,...
January 28, 2012 - 3:54pm
January 23, 2012
Leaf River Ag Service and Land O'Lakes, Inc. participate in Feeding Our Communities
Leaf River Ag Service participated with Land O' Lakes, Inc. in the 2011 Member Co-op Match Program. For 2011, Land O' Lakes, Inc. launched Feeding Our Communities. As part of our commitment to our communities, Leaf River Ag Service made donations of $250 to the New York Mills Food...
January 23, 2012 - 12:45pm
January 16, 2012
Recycled manure solids for cow bedding can succeed with proper management
Stall bedding materials for cows have become increasingly expensive and difficult to find. This situation has prompted many dairy producers to search for more feasible alternatives, such as sand and recycled manure solids. Although sand can be considered the ideal bedding source...
January 16, 2012 - 2:09pm
January 8, 2012
Meet Lawrence Piere, a born farmer
What fun to interview a friend I had not seen for a long time -- and I'm talkin' 40 years. It was his mom, Emma, who taught me, an 18-year old...
January 8, 2012 - 2:19pm
January 1, 2012
Cattle producers invited to workshop in Leader
The Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council and Leader Lions will host a winter workshop for area cattle producers Jan. 24. The day's presenters will cover topics ranging from marketing strategies to best conservation practices. The day's schedule is set up to offer opportunity for the...
January 1, 2012 - 12:30pm
FSA Emergency Loans available
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering emergency loans due to losses caused by disaster events including, but not limited to, the combined effects of excessive rain, excessive heat, high winds, tornadoes, and an early fall frost occurring April 1 - Sept. 15, 2011. The Secretary of...
January 1, 2012 - 11:58am
December 31, 2011
December 31, 2011 - 12:36pm
December 18, 2011
4-H helps troops
December 18, 2011 - 2:15pm
November 28, 2011
Hog barn burns near Sebeka
A fire destroyed a hog barn and the utility loader vehicle inside it at 230th Street in Rockwood Township Tuesday morning, according to Sebeka Police Chief Bill Wilson. The owners were not home at the time of the fire, which was reported by a FedEx employee at 10:53 a.m. The Sebeka...
November 28, 2011 - 12:29pm