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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Waiting for summer
Day of the Young Child Celebration includes activities, door prizes
Groundwater sampling planned for Wadena County
Minnesota United States Pageant crowns 6 ladies
Crosslake WinterFest coloring contest winners announced
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 20, 2018
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Girls Basketball: Pequot's Lane still working toward success
Crosslake archers 10th in Cook - Mitchell 14th among HS girls
Sailing: Gull Lake Sailing School launches Brainerd High School team
Jerry D. Speedling
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
Cabbage, Reubens and more!
3 things for better health - March 12
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Piano students earn honors at festival
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Ask A Trooper: What the law requires at red lights, stop signs
Opinion: Easter - America needs a good story
The Cracker Barrel: The most popular hobby
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
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A Personal Note From Denny
March 19, 2018
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
Maybe it's because I have two chest freezers in my house filled mostly with beef raised practically in my front yard, but I feel a little out...
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
March 17, 2018
Drink milk -- and save a farm
GRAND FORKS — U.S. dairy farmers work 365 days a year to provide the most nutritious, natural, local, farm-to-table drink. It's milk, found...
March 17, 2018 - 6:05am
March 9, 2018
400 heads for sale in Pine River - Organic gardening company opens
A growing business is about to sell the first fruits, or veggies, of its labor before most gardeners have started sprouting seeds. Veggys, an...
March 9, 2018 - 5:00am
February 26, 2018
Minn. invention Barn Boss cuts turkey trot
APPLETON, Minn. — If necessity is the mother of invention, then tom turkeys are fathers of Barn Boss, an invention designed to make working...
February 26, 2018 - 7:03am
February 5, 2018
Why America needs more tack boxes
A "tack box" is a trunk where horse owners keep their saddle, bridle and grooming items. These items are called the horse's tack. As a spin-off...
February 5, 2018 - 7:55am
January 31, 2018
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—There wasn't really a last straw that made Billy Euerle walk away from his Garfield dairy farm last year. Things had...
January 31, 2018 - 4:42pm
January 24, 2018
Winter grazing workshop planned
STAPLES—Cattle producers won't want to miss the 18th annual Winter Grazing Workshop presented by the Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council. The event will be Feb. 1 at Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Road, Staples, according to a news release from the organization. This is...
January 24, 2018 - 10:30am
January 20, 2018
Applicants wanted for Crow Wing County dairy princesses and ambassadors
The search is on for the 2018 Crow Wing County dairy princesses and ambassadors. Candidates for senior dairy princess must be a high school senior by July 1 and not yet 24 years of age. County junior dairy princesses can be between the ages of 13 and 24. Both must have a dairy farm...
January 20, 2018 - 9:30am
Hotline available for farmers
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Agriculture recently established a Farm and Rural Helpline, a resource Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, said could help those facing a variety of challenges in greater Minnesota. The MDA created the helpline as a one-stop shop of sorts for farmers...
December 20, 2017 - 4:30am
December 6, 2017
Greenhouse 101 Workshop to be held at Sprout
LITTLE FALLS – Growers are invited to learn the basics to scale up their vegetable operations with Joan Olson of Prairie Drifter Farm on Tues., January 16, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the classroom at Sprout located at 609 13th Ave NE, Door 8, Little Falls.
December 6, 2017 - 7:30am
August 14, 2017
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge has granted a bank's motion to put a receiver in charge of gathering personal assets of Ron McMartin Jr....
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
March 31, 2017
5 questions with ... Brenda Rudolph, dairy farmer in Central Minnesota
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? My husband Nathan and I dairy farm in Central Minnesota. We milk 100 Holstein cows in a tie stall...
March 31, 2017 - 9:21am
December 28, 2016
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
FRAZEE, Minn. — Since antibiotics came into general use in the 1930s and 1940s, they have been widely available to American farmers to use on their livestock at their discretion. Until now, antibiotics for food animals have been easily obtained at feed stores, fleet supply...
December 28, 2016 - 3:30pm