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Zebra mussels found in Lake Sallie, three other Minnesota lakes
PTSD ride helps support service dogs for veterans
Local artisans opening their studios this weekend
Fall colors greet Headwaters 100 riders this Saturday
Badoura Township celebrates 120 years
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 18, 2016
The Beehive: Bees survived winter in Kansas
Welcome back to the beehive. In this column, I want to talk about how our bees survived the winter in Kansas, and what they did while they were there. I also want to get you folks up to speed on how the bees are doing right here in Hubbard County. For those of you that don’t recall,...
May 18, 2016 - 10:17am
May 6, 2015
The Beehive: Splitting the bees between two states to maximize output headline
By Brett Kent / For the Enterprise Welcome back to the Beehive. I have so much to say, and just a little space to say it. LOL I want to talk about the end of the maple syrup season, and the beginning of the 2015 honey bee adventure. So here we go. Brenda and I had a great...
May 6, 2015 - 10:15am
December 7, 2013
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
Since about 2006, experts from across the country have worked on answering a major question for American agriculture: What is killing America’s honey bees? Today, the question remains largely unanswered, although it is beginning to look like there is no single cause, said Jim...
December 7, 2013 - 2:39pm
September 18, 2013
Wasps’ last gasp: Stinging insects fiercer in waning days of summer
By Kevin Bonham / Grand Forks Herald Local hardware shopkeepers have been busy as bees the past few weeks keeping shelves stocked with sprays...
September 18, 2013 - 8:15am
August 28, 2013
Enduring heat to see State Fair bee exhibit
By Brett Kent / For the Enterprise Welcome back to the beehive. As I sit here and write this column, I am recovering from a grueling day at the State Fair. I hold Brenda personally responsible for all that I had to endure today. You see, Brenda talked me into going to the State...
August 28, 2013 - 2:49pm
October 17, 2012
Beehive: Trying a new winter experiment for the hives
Welcome back to the Beehive. Brenda and I finally finished up extracting our honey crop this week. It seemed like it was never going to end....
October 17, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2012
Bees move in for the winter; Brenda gets eviction notice
Hello, welcome back to the mid-winter edition of the Beehive. I thought I would let you folks know what is going on in the beehive as of late...
January 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2011
Bees are still outside enjoying the unseasonable warmth
Welcome back to the Beehive. Who would have ever thought we would have a 40-degree day in the middle of December? With the mild temperatures...
December 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 16, 2011
The Beehive: Wintering the bees in heated garage will be a challenge
Welcome back to the beehive. Deer hunting is now upon us and we are still having some unseasonably warm days. The bees have been active on...
November 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
Legends and Logging had the buzz of past bee ventures
Welcome back to the 6th installment of the Beehive. As I write this article, I am recuperating from the busy weekend at the Legends and Logging...
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 3, 2011
The Beehive: Bees are ingenious at cooling their hives down
Welcome back to the 5th installment of the Beehive. As July comes to a close, the honey flow is still strong. I have included a picture of...
August 3, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 6, 2011
The Beehive: Swarms of bees are a mixed blessing for beekeepers
Welcome back to the third edition of The Beehive. The past three weeks have been busy ones for the bees. I've been doing hive inspections...
July 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 16, 2011
The Bee Hive: Splitting the hives, boosting honey production
Welcome to the second installment of the Bee Hive. In this weeks column, I am going to focus on what going on in the bee hives right now. I was...
June 16, 2011 - 3:09pm
May 18, 2011
Bees abuzz with spring honey production in Park Rapids
Twenty-five years ago Brett Kent, working as a Highway Patrol deputy in Roseau County, was introduced to beekeeping. A chief deputy asked if...
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm