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Pickup going 60 mph rear-ends Amish Buggy in rural Becker County
One in 88 Minnesota drivers will hit deer this year, 1 in 120 in North Dakota
DNR officials confirm established zebra mussel population in Cass Lake
Fargo police investigating possible hammer attack in overnight incident
Man who swindled St. Paul Hotel has long history of deception
Panthers dominate during home debut
Vikings clear Adrian Peterson to play Sunday
Vikings reinstate Peterson; team releases statement
Panthers pound down 53 kills in win over Braves
Overmyer, Kantonen lead pack at Pelican Rapids
MARY ROSE "PINKY" LABRASCA
RAYMOND "RAY" MELANDER
MELBA VIENNA ROCKENSOCK
Collision 34 expands to new building
The pot thickens; Group proposes to start hydroponic medical marijuana farm in Bemidji
Businesses in Fargo get ready for ‘College Gameday’
Park Rapids Aviation expands
Cragun's: A bustling resort community
Singer Robin Thicke says was high during 'Blurred Lines' breakout year
Local Girl Scouts attend largest campout of year
NDSU student from Brainerd ready to represent Minnesota at Miss America pageant
Lodge unveiled at Detroit Mountain
Zebra mussels confirmed in Cass Lake in Cass County
Minnesota pheasant population up despite winter, declining habitat
Snakes in the grass: a key to Minnesota’s vanishing prairie
Groups file to list monarch butterflies as endangered
Letter: Sandpiper facts, responsibility and leadership
Letter: Different ways of healing
Letter: Nitrate clinics to continue
Letter: Sympathies to Dorset on losses
Letter: Fond memories of Dorset restaurant
Birthday celebration brings laughs
Celebrating 100 years
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
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
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
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