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Hancock cast acts it out
Humphrey School recognizes Morris Model
Jury finds Brad D. Tomlinson guilty of sex abuse
Prairie Ridge names Lesmeister CEO
Basketball: Cougars fall to Auggies in home opener
Basketball: UM-Morris goes 0-2 at CSB tournament
Sports Schedule for Monday, Nov. 20
Vikings shut down Rams’ high-powered attack in key 24-7 win
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 18
Martin Bruce Hicks
Robert Belew Holmes
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
May 21, 2013
Growing Green: Heirlooms for your Cutting Garden
This late spring has really delayed our work on the flower farm. Flats of flowers are stacking up, crying to be planted in a warm, cozy spot, while many seeds have yet to leave their packets. This year we are trying some new/old flowers, (heirlooms) and I am very excited to watch...
May 21, 2013 - 11:16am
May 10, 2013
Growing Green: Look out for ticks
You would think that this later than normal spring would delay the tick season. Well, think again, I pulled five ticks off my dog, Jasmine, on Saturday. A quick trip to the vet to get her seasonal doses of Frontline brought more bad news. She tested positive for Lyme disease!
May 10, 2013 - 9:23am
May 2, 2013
Growing Green: Fascinating Fragrances
From Victorian Pocket Melons to Thomas Jefferson’s prized scented geraniums, fragrances have been a part of human culture for a very long time. Flowers have been shown to have positive effects on human emotions, and recent research has shown that fragrant flowers are a “positive...
May 2, 2013 - 10:13am
Understanding marketing in years with late planting and prevented planting
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The potential of reduced production due to delayed planting in 2013 because of the cold, wet start to the growing season could result in additional challenges in managing marketing.
May 2, 2013 - 9:24am
April 23, 2013
New U of M Commodity Challenge ready for action
April 23, 2013 - 2:06pm
April 12, 2013
Anticipated corn planting dates still in range for high yield expectations
April 12, 2013 - 4:54pm
April 9, 2013
Growing Green: Successful potatoes
An early Easter and a late winter have worked together to foil an annual rite of spring. Good Friday has come and gone with no opportunity to get potatoes in the ground. If you haven’t thought about potatoes yet, now is a great time to select varieties and think about planting...
April 9, 2013 - 4:57pm
April 1, 2013
Rendsville 4-H received top honors in Stevens County 4-H 'Share the Fun'
The Stevens County 4-H held the annual Share the Fun competition on Friday, March 23, 2013. Share the Fun is an evening of fun and entertainment...
April 1, 2013 - 11:10am
Growing Green: Spring Planted Bulbs for Summer Bloom
I can’t imagine a garden without the lovely fragrance of Acidanthera (Peacock Orchid). A type of gladiola, the acidanthera flower is a white bloom with a maroon blotchy center, and like the gladiola, is a summer bulb.
April 1, 2013 - 10:40am
Resolving the inverse: Drought and normal crop scenarios
ST. PAUL, Minn. —The drought of 2012 was an extraordinary event, and extraordinary events create extraordinary circumstances.
April 1, 2013 - 10:30am
March 22, 2013
Growing Green: Dividing Perennials
The first day of spring has come and gone. The snow is deep outside my window, but the sun is shining brightly, and the soft drip of melting snow whisper “spring is on the way!” When the frost leaves the ground, the early perennials will begin to grow. Dianthus (Sweet Williams...
March 22, 2013 - 10:22am
March 18, 2013
National Agriculture Day: Reaching more farmers through agricultural professionals
ST. PAUL, Minn. —Tuesday, March 19, is National Agriculture Day.
March 18, 2013 - 1:33pm
March 11, 2013
Growing Green: Let's Get Growing!
It’s that time of year again. Spring is just around the corner, seeds are ordered, and local Master Gardener groups are gearing up for their annual education days. The Douglas County Master Gardener group is no exception. On Saturday, March 23, Douglas County Master Gardeners present...
March 11, 2013 - 4:13pm
March 5, 2013
Growing Green: It’s Fruit Tree Pruning Time
Now is the time to start pruning your fruit trees. Pruning your trees while they are in dormancy reduces the possibility of fire blight in crabapples, apples and pears, as well as minimizing canker diseases in cherries and plums.
March 5, 2013 - 4:25am
February 27, 2013
Growing Green: Garden Style
The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is “Why do I want a garden?” Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won’t grow, but hostas and ferns would. Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother’s cottage garden, full of color and texture....
February 27, 2013 - 1:21pm