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Auxiliary donates lifesaving defibrillator to Tri-County Health Care
Wadena County wanted - May 26 edition
Weekly crime report - May 26 edition
New look for historic church at Wadena County Fairgrounds
Local police, health care workers show support at Officer Down 5K
Olafson to be inducted into Hall of Fame
Thunder hand Raiders 9-4 setback
Copa puts out fires in Raiders' 7-6 win
Kern places fifth at Deacon's Lodge
Rondestvedt, Woods spark Wolverines
Isadore "Nibs" Lorentz
Kenneth "Ken" Moenck
Charles William Zosel
DeWayne Leo Brever
'The Station' now serving customers in Deer Creek
Five Wings Arts Council announces new grant program
New dentist joins Reuter Family Dentistry team
M State earns national accreditation for Concurrent Education program
Fair Oaks Lodge opens 10-bed Transitional Care Unit
Five Wings Gallery invites public to 'Just Paint' artist's reception
Area storytellers invited to enter new contest
Wadena County Historical Society to participate in Blue Star Museums
Entertainment briefs - May 26 edition
Wadena Farmers Market open for the season
Beckels celebrate 65th wedding anniversary
Local student participates in commencement ceremony at SJU
Clergy View: Loving your greatest treasure
Birth announcements - May 19 edition
IOM gulf war report "Turns science on its head"
How many people wear a seatbelt?
Here's the buzz for helping bees
Fix MN's awful student-to-counselor ratio
Where can ATVs be driven?
Be aware of bears this spring
AgweekTV: Bringing Up Bison
Signs all point to a good fishing opener in area
Bluffton man's invention aims to thwart generator thieves
Overnight chill creates beautiful frost-filled landscape
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...
outdoors / education
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.
outdoors / education
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