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June 2, 2012
Sue Kniss (pictured above) is ready to sell her organic wares just outside Amish Oak Furniture, along with Ruth Anne Campton, who is selling various foods, and Carol Ashley, who is selling various flora at the Park Rapids Farmers' Market, open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through October. All three were enjoying the beautiful summer day as they conducted their business with customers. (Kalee Holland / Enterprise)
Local farmers markets open for the season in Park Rapids
June 2, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2012
Brett Kent
The bees knees: Overnight delivery of queens makes a happy beekeeper
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
Dan Simon of Owatonna gives PT (Patriot Thomas) Nelson a shearing at the Foothills Alpaca Farm. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Foothills alpacas undergo spring 'makeover' grooming
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
Nevis Farmers Market debuts Saturday
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 25, 2012
Brett Kent
The Beehive: Temperature fluctuations present challenge for bees
April 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 28, 2012
Brett Kent
Warm spring encourages an early start to bee season
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
Raul Escobedo plants trees. (Submitted photo)
HC Land Department explains spring planting of 300,000 pine seedlings
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 21, 2012
Fourth graders got up close and personal with Exhibits A and B at Hubbard County Ag Day last week. (Submitted photo)
Agriculture's importance stressed at annual Ag Day
March 21, 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
Natural Resources Conservation Service offers public outreach Dec. 28
December 21, 2011 - 1:00pm
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
October 19, 2011
Stan and Connie Preston were presented with a statewide Adult Leaders Award at the State 4-H Dog Show in St. Paul, for the time and energy they have put into the Hubbard County 4-H Dog Project. They have been instrumental in getting the agility program started and running the Hubbard County dog show, in addition to being leaders of the K-9 Companions 4-H dog club. Here they are pictured with 4-Hers (and dogs) who earned trips to the State Dog Show. From left are Chris Baxter, Molly Stack, Rachel Konsh...
4-H adult leaders receive award
October 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 12, 2011
Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation taking tree orders
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invite results announced for Hubbard County
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm