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'Two incredible young men': Hundreds mourn two Park Christian students killed in rollover
Grand Forks police seek missing Minnesota man
Duluth doctor accused of stalking man
State Patrol spokesman charged with speeding
Special needs youth develop skills at Camp of Champs
Seniors led Tigers to successful season
Errors kept Panthers at .500 mark
Athletes compete in Lakes to Pines Triathlon
Midway defeats Sebeka, improves record to 7-6
Esox rout Verndale, Huntersville for first two victories of season
PEARL D. SEMMLER
BARTHOLOMEW GLATZMAIER, SR.
MELVIN "BUTCH" MOE
Six-Toed Cat offers unique treasures
Eischens an architect of all things cabinet
Hornbacher's turns attention to Grand Forks, buying Super One store
Energetic roots band performs July 2
Laporte Drama Camp a hit
Professional rodeo joins pro bull ride activities in Park Rapids
Dorset to host Boardwalk Art Festival on Saturday
Emmaville celebrates centennial (again)
Detroit Mountain bike trails set to open
Cowboy ropes orphaned bear cub to rescue it for rehab
Lead fishing tackle ingested by fish is killing loons and other birds
Kids explore nature photography at Itasca Park
Tamarac prepares to open new environmental education center
Survey says: Minnesota nice and safe
Editorial: Condition, stabilization debate? Try pipelines
Letter: Dascalos family extends thank you
Letter: ‘We fought for freedom’
Letter: Tails on the Trail a successful event
Bemidji writer reveals honey’s versatility in new cookbook
Grand Forks food blogger wins national award for ‘My Name is Yeh’
June 6, 2009
Field west of Park Rapids is site for nitrate leaching field study
A nitrate leaching field study is being conducted in a field west of Park Rapids as a way to evaluate nitrates within the wellhead protection area. This study is a cooperative effort between the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, city of Park Rapids, Becker Farms and R.D. Offutt...
news / local
June 6, 2009 - 1:01pm
June 1, 2009
Earth-friendly methods aim to improve logging
Mike Zauhar doesn't want to be the last logger left in the woods of southern St. Louis County, and he's not going down quietly. For years, Zauhar has been on a mission trying to help small-time loggers like himself make a buck and keep their communities from withering away. Last...
region / environment / outdoors
June 1, 2009 - 7:17am
May 27, 2009
Nimrod man dies in tractor accident
An 88-year-old man from Nimrod, Minn. was killed in a farm accident Sunday. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene at 12:41 p.m. Sunday, according to Sheriff Michael Carr. When the deputy reached the victim at the farm on Wadena County Road 14 north of Nimrod,...
May 27, 2009 - 7:31am
April 30, 2009
Farmers wait out long wet season
Leaden skies dripping rain made Wednesday good only for indoor work for farmers. Fields already sodden from last fall took on more water, pushing back an already late planting season. Richard Staveteig wheeled a John Deere 8400 tractor into the shop in the afternoon, and John Fortin...
April 30, 2009 - 6:47am
April 23, 2009
Wind fuels Homestead Township grass fire
A fire burned about five acres and 10 hay bales last Thursday in Homestead Township.
region / outdoors
April 23, 2009 - 7:08am
April 22, 2009
Yes! You can water the houseplants with leftover coffee
Q: Could you tell me how to get a stem to root? From what I understand, I need to cut off the end of a tendril of my dolphin plant and dip it into a root hormone. However, then what? Do I place the stem in a glass of water or place the dipped root into the same soil as the plant?...
April 22, 2009 - 1:00pm
April 15, 2009
North Dakota gardener interested in trading plant stock
Q: I am looking for a fast-growing tree to plant in a row this spring that can act as a wind/privacy screen. My soil seems to be all clay below 2 to 3 inches of topsoil. I have found hybrid poplar, austere hybrid and willow hybrid while searching the Web. Would one be better than...
April 15, 2009 - 1:00pm
April 2, 2009
Another Verndale barn burns across from R&J Sales
A two-year-old, Vintage-style barn belonging to Ken and Val Schmitz was destroyed by fire March 24 in Verndale. Two horses were rescued but a pet turkey was killed in the blaze, which was reported at 12:17 a.m. A variety of property was also lost in the 24x48 foot building, including...
April 2, 2009 - 7:32am
March 18, 2009
Spider mites and rabbits: Pests that defy easy eradication
Q: I have a healthy ficus that was taken over by spider mites that moved over from an ivy plant. I got rid of the ivy, but hope I can save my ficus. What is the best way to get the mites off the plant? A: If you can, put the plant in the shower and hose it down with a hard spray...
March 18, 2009 - 4:00pm
March 2, 2009
Area timber waste being used for biomass
Rather than burning the waste from logged land, there's a new alternative coming to Becker County. The Becker County division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources took part in their first biomass sale earlier this year. Although not lucrative at this point, using the...
March 2, 2009 - 8:22am
February 3, 2009
Minn. officials seek tainted peanut butter
Food inspectors are fanning out across Minnesota this week to make sure potentially tainted peanut butter products no longer are for sale. The list of products that could be infected with possibly deadly salmonella bacteria tops 800, leading to what some say is the biggest recall...
February 3, 2009 - 6:30am