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October 12, 2011
Participants and their competition areas are front, from left, Chance Jokela - Hippology Team; Molly Stack - Hippology Team and Pleasure Trip; Nolan Booge - Game Trip, placing 8th in 6th grade Key Hole; Amber Booge - Pleasure and Trail Trip, placing 3rd in Trail, 6th in Western Showmanship, 7th in English Equitation and 8th in Western Pleasure. Back, from left, Abby Jokela - Hippology Team; Alex Pederson - Hippology Team; Courtney Pilkey - Game Trip, placing 2nd in Jumping Figure 8 and 9th in Barrel Raci...
4-H State Horse Show has Hubbard County participants
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
Hubbard County 4-H member Molly Stack received a Champion award in Pre-Novice Rally Sept. 24 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.(Submitted photo)
2011 Hubbard County 4-H Dog Show results
October 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
October 5, 2011
The cut honeycomb containers are stacked and ready for sale. (Brett Kent / For the Enterprise)
The Beehive: The honey harvest is in; color varieties are up to the bees
October 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 14, 2011
Brett Kent uses a hot knife to uncap a frame of honey. Below Brett works with 20 uncapped frames in the extractor. (Submitted photo)
The Beehive: Beekeeping has sweat equity and sweat
September 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
Stan Grdinich of Becida took this rare photo of the plants. He explained, "They have no chlorophyll. They get their nutrients from a fungus that grows on tree roots. This is the first time that I have ever seen them . I found them on our new state lands just north of CSAH 9." (Submitted photo)
Indian pipes
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
Shoreland Expo Aug. 27 in Park Rapids will tour shoreline restoration projects
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
Brett Kent
Legends and Logging had the buzz of past bee ventures
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 10, 2011
Cody Arvik of Hubbard County signals that his goat has been successfully tied down. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
4-H Western Heritage Regional event is all about the chase
August 10, 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 27, 2011
Dave Burkel seeds zinnias each year. This year they're a bit late because of the cold spring. He buys seeds in bulk. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Rural gardeners are awash in color, deer and rabbits
July 27, 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
June 8, 2011
Scott Elmore has a nose-to-nose discussion with an affable alpaca. Above right the animals are generally docile and sociable, but, like humans, some can be grumpy. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
Alpacas provide cuddly retirement experience
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
Promoting active living in Hubbard County
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
February 26, 2011
Severin Mjoen, a 2nd grader, checks out the pigs. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Cows and pigs and goats, oh my!
February 26, 2011 - 1:00pm