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Otter Tail County man died of natural causes
OTC crash causes serious injury; woman transported to Fargo hospital
State House, Sentate candidates meet in OT county forum
Perham grad shares a day in the life a diplomat in China
Otter Tail County residents warned of scams that create victims
Otters rush past Perham in regular season finale
Perham/NYM swimmers add to its section total
Perham Cross Country closes out with sweep
Yellowjackets capture HOL Title
Perham football rolls over Roseau
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
December 9, 2009
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
CALLAWAY -- Otter Tail Ag Enterprises ethanol plant in Fergus Falls has run into financial difficulties with a recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
December 9, 2009 - 11:16am
December 4, 2009
American Crystal sugar beet payments will be down because of bad growing season, low sugar
FARGO -- Thanks to miserable weather, profits from this fall's sugar beet harvest won't be nearly as sweet for American Crystal Sugar growers...
December 4, 2009 - 1:04pm
October 28, 2009
Late harvest resources available from U of M Extension
Soybean moisture levels of 16 to 20 percent or more at harvest have been reported throughout the state as this challenging harvest season continues, according to Lizabeth Stahl, crops educator with University of Minnesota Extension. At these moisture levels, mold becomes a storage...
October 28, 2009 - 10:52am
October 21, 2009
Local foods benefit consumer, grower
Anybody who has eaten corn on the cob cooked up fresh from the field, or a sun-warmed apple off the tree, or a juicy home-grown tomato -- not...
October 21, 2009 - 9:05am
October 19, 2009
Beet harvest resumes after 4-day layoff
GRAND FORKS -- Most of American Crystal Sugar Co.'s receiving stations opened again Sunday to take in sugar beets, which started up the harvest again after a four-day delay because of cold temperatures and rain. About 70 percent or more of the grower-owned cooperative's 442,000 acres...
October 19, 2009 - 9:01am
October 14, 2009
American Crystal halts sugar beet harvest
MOORHEAD - American Crystal Sugar Co. halted its sugar beet harvest Tuesday because temperatures dipped below 20 degrees and the crowns, or tops, of the beets were getting frosted. Company spokesman Jeff Schweitzer said all five factory districts dug no beets Tuesday. "We will take...
October 14, 2009 - 1:56pm
October 10, 2009
Beet farmers trying to beat wet fields, cold conditions
DETROIT LAKES -- Even with the wet weather this past week, one local beet farmer isn't worried about the current harvest. Not just yet, anyway. Eric...
October 10, 2009 - 11:44am
October 7, 2009
Heavy rains hurting sugar beet harvest
October 7, 2009 - 3:04pm
October 2, 2009
Driver's license rules relaxed at beet harvest time
FARGO -- Sugar beet truck crashes in the Red River Valley this week raise questions about the rules pertaining to who can and can't drive the large trucks used in the beet harvest. One thing that may not be well-known: When it comes to harvest time, the normal rules go out the window. Anyone...
October 2, 2009 - 9:29am
North Dakota ethanol plant to reopen
FARGO -- The idled Hankinson, N.D., ethanol plant has been sold, and the new owner plans to reopen it as soon as Saturday. Murphy Oil, based in El Dorado, Ark., said Thursday that it's buying the corn-based plant for $92 million. The company plans to invest an additional $15 million...
October 2, 2009 - 9:28am
September 1, 2009
Wheat crop yields vary in region
HONEYFORD, N.D. -- Don Larson hauled spring wheat from his field north of town to the Farmers Elevator Co.
September 1, 2009 - 1:30pm
August 22, 2009
Rollag to celebrate women of WMSTR
DETROIT LAKES -- From Friday, Sept. 4 to Monday, Sept. 7, the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion will take over Rollag. All are invited...
August 22, 2009 - 4:25pm
August 19, 2009
Wheat harvest arrives
FARGO -- Scott Lee likes what he's seeing in his wheat harvest this year. "The yields overall are pretty good, and the quality is very good,"...
August 19, 2009 - 8:54am
May 27, 2009
Sonnenbergs named tree farmers of the year
Robert and Ingrid Sonnenberg of New York Mills received regional acclaim at a forestry meeting held earlier this month at the Mills Creamery. The...
May 27, 2009 - 3:10pm
March 20, 2009
Perham school taking green to the extreme with worm farm plan
"Green" to the extreme. That's the direction the Perham-Dent schools are heading, with a wide range of environmentally-friendly initiatives--including a "worm farm." The school's boiler room will be the location of the "vermiculture bed," where worms will be "fed" kitchen scraps...
March 20, 2009 - 7:00am