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Identical twins Lauryn and Vanessa Petrich set to graduate BHS
Following her mother’s footsteps: Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks day after canceling summit
Moorhead man found guilty on charges of arson, murder
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
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
April 19, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Gardening is labor intensive and having the right tool for the job is so important. My husband is a big believer in having the “proper tool” for a particular job to the point where it has become a bit of a joke in my family. Unfortunately, in his case, having the proper tool for...
April 19, 2017 - 7:14am