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U.S. Senate keeps Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Brothers' game of 'cops and robbers' turns deadly in Eagan
Governor Dayton details plan to fix Minnesota’s aging, underfunded transportation system
Ogema woman pleads guilty in August dragging death of man
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
GENEVA A. SWANSON
LILA MAY ZUBKE
CHARLES "CHUCK" BURNS
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Original art by Judy Wegenast selected for honors, exhibition
Fargo's Zach Johnson advances on 'American Idol'
Marilyn reviews the Grand Forks' McDonalds
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
5-year DNR TIP investigation results in charges against four, seizure of 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers; fully intact, frozen piebald deer
Hundreds attend Menahga Family Fishing Derby
Winter trout fishing to open for first time on 24 lakes
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Letter: GOP waving white flag on transportation?
Letter: Working to strengthen Greater Minnesota
Letter: Thanks for support of senior nutrition
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
July 25, 2012
The Beehive: Bees know how to adapt to all types of weather conditions
Hello and welcome back to the Beehive. I would like to start out by thanking all the folks that stop by the farmers market on Main street and...
July 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 3, 2012
Rain sends bees indoors, not out mining flowers for nectar
Welcome back to the Beehive. Here are a few more interesting bee facts. Then we will talk about the weather and what it is doing to the bees...
July 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2012
Beehive: Hoping a fleeing new queen finds her way home
I am going to discuss what is current in the honeybee's season in our local area. I am also going to share an experience, which happened to me...
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
Interest in bees is making a resurgence in the area
The art of beekeeping is making a comeback in the area. In particular, younger generations are taking an interest in bees. Zach Johnston, 12,...
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2012
The bees knees: Overnight delivery of queens makes a happy beekeeper
Welcome back to the Beehive. A lot has happened since I last wrote. Most beekeepers have received their bees and have installed them in their...
May 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 25, 2012
The Beehive: Temperature fluctuations present challenge for bees
Welcome back to the Beehive. Well, is it me, or has the weather been a little unusual this spring? We go from a high temperature record-setting...
April 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 28, 2012
Warm spring encourages an early start to bee season
Welcome back to the Beehive. What an exciting time of year to be a beekeeper. The warm temperatures these last few weeks have allowed me to open...
March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 14, 2012
Beehive: Trial and error: Bees in the garage didn't work out
Hello folks, just thought I would sit down and write a quick column to keep you up to speed on what is happening at the Double Bee Honey Farm....
March 14, 2012 - 8:22am
October 5, 2011
The Beehive: The honey harvest is in; color varieties are up to the bees
Welcome back to the 9th installment of the Beehive. Life on the Bee Farm has been very hectic. So hectic, that I forgot to write my column. If...
October 5, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 14, 2011
The Beehive: Beekeeping has sweat equity and sweat
Welcome back to the Beehive. As I mentioned in the last article, the honey harvest of 2011 has begun. Brenda and I have been very busy collecting the surplus honey from the hives. We have harvested approximately 50 supers and we figure that we are just about half done. Once...
September 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 20, 2011
Beehive: The honey's coming in; rescuing, acclimating a swarm
Welcome back to the fourth edition of the beehive. Once again the past two weeks have been very busy in the beekeeping world. The honey flow is on, and by that I mean the bees are filling up the hives with honey stores. When conditions are like they have been this last week, a...
July 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
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 he might put a couple of hives in the Kents' yard. The bee colonies' caste system, from the queen, the guards, workers, scouts, nurses and...
news / business
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
The 'Art of Beekeeping' comes to county in 2011
Would you like to create a sustainable future in bees by raising bees in your backyard? Honeybees are a gardener's best friend; they pollinate fruit trees, vegetables and other garden plants plus provide a valuable product. . . honey! Mark your calendars; Friday, Feb. 4, 2011...
December 18, 2010 - 1:00pm
February 3, 2010
Weekend beekeeping seminar creates big buzz in Laporte
Classes on the art and science of beekeeping were a sweet success, judging from the 60+ people crammed into the Laporte fire hall last weekend. Many came as hobbyists, to brush up on the latest trends. Some were professional beekeepers continuing their education. Some, like 12-year-old...
news / local
February 3, 2010 - 1:00pm