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News briefs - March 23 edition
Wadena County wanted - March 23 edition
Woods returning as WDC boys' hockey coach
WDC students hold blood drive for American Red Cross
County Commission approves support of assistance program
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
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