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March 9, 2017
The Beehive: Spring check on the bees in Kansas
March 9, 2017 - 10:29am
May 18, 2016
The Beehive: Bees survived winter in Kansas
May 18, 2016 - 10:17am
May 6, 2015
The Beehive: Splitting the bees between two states to maximize output headline
May 6, 2015 - 10:15am
December 7, 2013
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
December 7, 2013 - 2:39pm
September 18, 2013
Wasps are all over. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Wasps’ last gasp: Stinging insects fiercer in waning days of summer
September 18, 2013 - 8:15am
August 28, 2013
Enduring heat to see State Fair bee exhibit
August 28, 2013 - 2:49pm
October 17, 2012
Beekeeper Brett Kent moves a swarm of bees. (Submitted photo)
Beehive: Trying a new winter experiment for the hives
October 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2012
Forty-nine hives of bees took up residency for the winter. This is Kents' experimental Minnesota winter. The bees usually head south in their hives. (Brett Kent / For the Enterprise)
Bees move in for the winter; Brenda gets eviction notice
January 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2011
The Kent bees have stayed outside all fall, but may make the move to the garage over the holidays. (Brett Kent / For the Enterprise)
Bees are still outside enjoying the unseasonable warmth
December 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 16, 2011
Brett Kent
The Beehive: Wintering the bees in heated garage will be a challenge
November 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
Brett Kent
Legends and Logging had the buzz of past bee ventures
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 3, 2011
The hives are stacked. The deeper boxes at the bottom are where the queen and brood live. The holes are for ventilation of the hive. (Brett Kent / For the Enterprise)
The Beehive: Bees are ingenious at cooling their hives down
August 3, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 6, 2011
A swarm looking for a new home. Brett Kent / For the Enterprise
The Beehive: Swarms of bees are a mixed blessing for beekeepers
July 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 16, 2011
Brett Kent
The Bee Hive: Splitting the hives, boosting honey production
June 16, 2011 - 3:09pm
May 18, 2011
Brett Kent searches the hive for the queen, considerably larger than her peers. He seeks advice from a beekeeper mentor and the Internet "chat lines." Last summer learned of a bee vacuum, used to retrieve a swarm 30 feet up in a tree. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Bees abuzz with spring honey production in Park Rapids
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm