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Park Rapids Enterprise
Area liquor stores hold their own
New rural agenda being prepared
Treats for a young whitetail buck
Meth use, winter cold led to Mahnomen men’s deaths
Council member, killed after chase, described by mayor as 'conscientious and focused'
Green Wave shuts down Panthers
Baumgartner claims title at Big Bear meet
Baxter caps Panthers’ dual wins
Brand’s hat trick rallies Panthers by KC
Nevis boys use strong second halves to pick up pair of section victories
MARY LOUISE BRIGHT
DANIEL E. PAULSON
GEORGE A. TOOPS, SR.
Akeley center is thriving
Ely entrepreneur to offer beer runs to ice houses
Basic Business Cents: Developing your marketing strategy: who uses your output?
New owners take over Iron Horse Bar and Grill in Nevis
BUSINESS: The 'Who's on First?' routine that isn't funny; Several restaurants have come and gone at iconic First Street building
Volunteers enjoy Christmas Day work
Hillenbrand’s biography of war hero is unforgettable
Unique New Year’s traditions from around the world
Santa Claus came to town
Community fish house ready to use
DNR hoping 1,000 pounds of potash adds up to a victory against zebra mussel threat
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
Elk citation in front of TV cameraman angers Minnesota hunter
Committee trying to help move Heartland Trail along
Letter: Safety critically important to all
Letter: Thanks for generosity during holidays
Editorial: 1 step forward, 2 steps back
Letter: The time has come for double-walled pipe
Letter: Recipe for a successful benefit
Check out these season greetings and good buys
2 Minnesota deaths blamed on tainted caramel apples
Burlap transformed into a thing of beauty
Homemakers’ cookbook celebrates 50 years without printing a new edition
April 21, 2010
Hortiscope: Reader wonders how to sterilize a black walnut tree
Q: I enjoy reading your seemingly infinite insights on trees. I have come to realize how much people care for their black walnut trees. I also am fond of the two I have in my backyard. However, I would love to have one that doesn't produce nuts. I'm talking huge crops every year!...
April 21, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2010
Hortiscope: Roundup won't kill tree roots growing in sewer lines
Q: In 2009, I planted some apple trees. I was told to paint the trunks so they wouldn't burn in the sun. I painted them with an oil-based enamel...
April 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
April 7, 2010
Hortiscope: Covering, rotating squash may curb nasty vine borer
Q: We have been having troubles with a worm that burrows through the stem of our vine plants about 2 inches above ground. The worm leaves a visible hole, especially on our winter squash. It killed our cucumbers and summer squash plants. I found one in the stem of a buttercup squash...
April 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2010
Hortiscope: 55-year-old dieffenbachia needs a fan to move the air
Q: I have dieffenbachia plants that are very healthy. However, I can't keep them growing upright. They start to get top-heavy and then bend and curl. The parts that grow from the stumps after making a cutting seem the most susceptible. My place only gets sun from one direction. I...
March 31, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 24, 2010
Indoor palm is miracle, but may come to an end soon
Q: I've had a Madagascar palm for 20-plus years. It is about 7 feet tall and kept indoors because I live in Canada. Recently, the tree has had...
March 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2010
Hortiscope: Plant light may cure flowering cactus' odd growth
Q: I have a Norway maple with longitudinal cracks from the ground up. I know this is normal for this species, but my question concerns structural integrity. Two tree service companies have looked at it and given me removal estimates. However, there was no clear opinion on whether...
March 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2010
Sprouting tulips should be left alone in the cold
Q: I have two maple trees, but only one leafed out last year. They both had buds. I suspect the one froze out. Will my tree leaf out this spring? I also have a big perennial garden with two arbors. Both of them are covered with honeysuckle vines that are 10 years old. Last year, both...
March 10, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2010
Hortiscope: Aquarium can be a planter with correct soils
Q: I was looking for information on the Web about walnut trees and found your name. I have a walnut tree in my backyard. Although I love the shade, the tree is a real pain (walnuts, squirrels, sap and broken branches). Is there any way to treat a walnut tree so that it does not bear...
February 24, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2010
Hortiscope: Salt toxicity can occur in poorly drained plants
Q: Do weigela bushes need sun all day or can they be planted in a shady area? A: They will do best in full sun, OK in dappled shade and poorly in full shade. Q: Please help us figure out what is wrong with our fiddle leaf fig. I love our tree, but it has started getting more...
February 17, 2010 - 1:00pm
September 30, 2009
Hortiscope: Apple tree can wait for hard frost to transplant
Q: I am wondering if it is too late to transplant an apple tree that is 6 or 7 years old. It is more than 10 feet tall. There are apples on the tree. Also, is it too late to transplant a Ponderosa tree? I don't know how old it is, but is about 12 feet tall. A: While they can be...
September 30, 2009 - 1:00pm