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Pipeline leak causes major spill on western ND rangeland
Cass County Board: New maps show conflict in land ownership
Volunteers, donations needed for Parade of Trees event
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
Cass County 4-H youth exhibit their best at State Fair
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
Danecdotes: Vikings' tie was rough, but bright spots abound
Tennis: Patriots take Mid-State crown
Joanne Kay Miller
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Wilma A. Gehrls
Judith K. Lapke
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 15, 2018
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Q: Do you know what these berries are? Are they good for jelly, or should I leave them alone? They were on large shrubs or trees about 12 feet...
September 15, 2018 - 7:56am
September 8, 2018
Trumpet-shaped volunteer flower identified
Q: What is this growing in my planter of dahlias? — Edye Nye, North Ferrisburgh, Vt. A: What an interesting plant and flower. It's Nicandra...
September 8, 2018 - 7:32am
September 1, 2018
Commentary: Photos show improvement after maple treated for iron deficiency
Q: Our Autumn Blaze maples had iron chlorosis last year. An article you wrote prompted us to take action. We bought Medicap iron capsules made...
September 1, 2018 - 8:49am
August 25, 2018
Gardener successfully attracts monarchs with milkweed
Q: I just had to report that after planting milkweed two years ago, it has successfully attracted at least three monarch caterpillars this summer....
August 25, 2018 - 6:54am
August 20, 2018
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Aug. 23
The Nisswa Garden Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 23, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa with social hour and check-in at noon. Jeff Dirks, of the Horticulture Department with Central Lakes College, will present the program, entitled "Growing Vegetables with Hydroponics." Pat...
August 20, 2018 - 8:30am
Chef's Hat: August means it's backyard harvest time
Harvest season has kicked into full gear for many backyard gardeners. Even the smallest of gardens seems to go from a cucumber or two to bursting...
August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Food preservation classes in August and September help gardeners keep their harvest longer
LITTLE FALLS—With the local food harvest season in full swing, Sprout is providing learning opportunities in partnership with University...
July 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 30, 2018
Overwintered dipladenia should bloom soon
Q: I kept my dipladenia indoors over winter, and as you said it would, it dropped many leaves but overall remained healthy. I repotted it in...
June 30, 2018 - 7:48am
June 2, 2018
Shrub with beautiful flowers identified
Q: Do you know what kind of shrub this is? The flowers are beautiful, and the bees are enjoying the blooms. It's about five to six feet tall...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
Commentary: The magnificent perennial named iris
FARGO — Old names have certainly circled back into popularity, and according to recent lists, garden-related names are back in style, too,...
June 2, 2018 - 8:25am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
FARGO — It sounds like an interesting riddle: When is a pine cone not a pine cone? The answer: When it's growing on a spruce. In last week's...
May 26, 2018 - 8:20am
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
FARGO — Have you ever struggled with a some-assembly-required item, and hours later concluded that whoever wrote the instructions obviously...
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 12, 2018
Old-time gardening wisdom alive and well
Being sixty-something is a fun age. Young people think you're old and old people think you're young. You now have an excuse for wandering the...
May 12, 2018 - 6:30am
May 10, 2018
Community garden plots available in Pine River
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers community garden plots at PR-B School. Fee is $15 per plot or $10 per raised bed. For those with a green thumb but no space, community garden plots are ready for reservation on school grounds with 15-foot by 15-foot plots and smaller raised...
May 10, 2018 - 5:30am
May 5, 2018
Knowing how deeply to plant can make or break garden
FARGO — I'm not one to question Mother Nature's good intentions, but have you ever wondered how she arrived at some of her rules? An uncharitable...
May 5, 2018 - 9:33am