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Madhatters honors three area high school seniors for receiving scholarships
Family of shooting victim in far western Minnesota calls it a "prank gone wrong"
Ferguson arrested for possession of child pornography
Living History: Enget will retire in 2008, murder in New York Mills
Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off
Shockers upend Pelican Rapids, stop Huntersville
Wadena Legion stomps Walker
Busy start to summer for Wadena-DC Babe Ruth Baseball
Wadena Legion takes second at Perham Tournament
Senior Woods finishes WDC golf career with unlikely trip to state
James "JJ" Wilcox
Operation Roundup grants awarded to local non-profits
Tri-County Health Care Auxiliary elects new leaders
Tri-County Health Care president/CEO to rappel off high rise for fundraiser
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Entertainment briefs - June 22 edition
Wadena County Fair draws a crowd
Z and Greg will perform June 15 at the library
Entertainment briefs - June 15 edition
New York Mills author releases memoir
Birth announcements - June 22 edition
Caramel Apples with Bacon
Ridgewater College announces spring semester 2017 dean's list
Local students named to MSU- Moorhead's Dean's List
Newspapers still top choice for news
VA ID card wait time unknown
What are the road rules for skaters and rollerbladers?
Your letters - June 15 edition
CBO proposes to eliminate seven VA compensable disabilities
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
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
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