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Beltrami County to begin upgrading newly purchased transfer stations in Bemidji, Blackduck
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
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Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Take a trip to 'Almost, Maine'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
July 19, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
There are many ways that invasive plants, insects and diseases can enter the state of Minnesota. The method of entry is called a pathway. Cut...
July 19, 2017 - 7:15am
July 12, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Meet the amaranths
What is one of the fastest growing weeds in your garden? At this time of year the corn is just getting knee-high, but who is that poking above...
July 12, 2017 - 7:00am
June 28, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Take a step in the right direction
A step in the right direction is into the garden for us northern gardeners with a short growing season. I could not garden early this year due...
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 24, 2017
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
Q: Squirrels are stripping the bark from the trunk and branches of my three maple trees. Is there anything one can do to stop this? I can understand...
June 24, 2017 - 7:59am
June 20, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
For those who are trying to reduce the use of chemicals on their plants, there are alternatives to try. Most are not as simple as the chemicals, but can generally help lower the need for pesticides. By using some simple prevention techniques, we can help keep diseases at acceptable...
June 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 14, 2017
Beyond the crisp: A beautiful way to bake with rhubarb
FARGO — I've spoken before about the ginormous rhubarb plant in my backyard. Suffice it to say it has not shrunk in the past year or two...
June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN:Tips for curbside gardening
Weeds. Mowing. I don't mind mowing until I get to the curbside. The sand and salt the plow throws on that area during the winter often leaves...
June 14, 2017 - 7:00am
June 10, 2017
How to prevent disease from attacking garden phlox
Q: I have phlox plants in my back yard and every year about this time the leaves start turning yellow from the bottom up. The tops of the plants...
June 10, 2017 - 8:01am
June 7, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Watch out for the crazy cousins of carrots
The saying goes “you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your relatives” and it is certainly true with the carrot.
June 7, 2017 - 6:30am
May 30, 2017
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Growing together: Companion planting helps your garden
As home gardeners, we all want to work efficiently and gain the best yields possible. Companion planting is one helpful way to enhance your gardening success.
May 30, 2017 - 5:06pm
May 24, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
Although northern Minnesota has not yet experienced heavy rains, we can never anticipate when they might occur. Mitigating the repercussions that not only affect our yards but also water quality, costs for municipal services and even fishing is something we all can work on. Slowing...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 10, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Tips for those thorny thistles and poisonous plants
One of the weeds nearly everyone recognizes is the thistle. There are numerous thistles but the ones that make the Prohibited Weed List in Minnesota are the Canada thistle and the plumeless thistle. Both are native to Europe and Asia and are highly invasive here.
May 10, 2017 - 6:05am
May 2, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Vegetable gardening with pollinators
Many recent articles about pollinators have dealt with establishing perennial pollinator gardens to creating pesticide free zones. Ideas used to make flower beds and yards pollinator friendly can also be applied to your vegetable garden. What are the benefits? Encouraging pollinators...
May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 26, 2017
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
There are thousands of varieties of beans in the world. Green, yellow, purple, spotted, or, striped beans with round, flat, or oval pods, long pods and short pods. Some varieties are for eating fresh, sprouting or canning. Add to that the multi-hued dried beans for soup or other bean...
April 26, 2017 - 7:05am
April 22, 2017
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Q: I live in a condo without space to plant a large garden. I love sugar peas and I'm wondering if they could be successfully grown in planters...
April 22, 2017 - 10:15am