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Memorial Day 2017
Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
May 27, 2017
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Perennial flowers have come a long way since early pioneers beautified their homesteads with peonies, hollyhocks and old-style daylilies and...
May 27, 2017 - 6:38am
May 24, 2017
UMD lab helping combat raspberry-devouring pest
DULUTH — Robert Feyen's lanky frame was half in and half out of the small, brightly lit, plastic-enclosed space, his knees on the hard...
May 24, 2017 - 7:17pm
May 20, 2017
Back to our roots: Pocket prairies serve horticultural and history
FARGO — Some business, schools, parks and residents are returning to their roots and planting pocket prairies. These miniature prairies...
May 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Old gardening humor describes the best way to tell whether a newly emerging spring plant is a weed or a valuable perennial. Tug on it. If it...
May 20, 2017 - 10:29am
May 13, 2017
19 interesting plants you might want to try in your garden this year
Have you ever noticed that people who enjoy their yards and gardens like talking about plants nearly as much as they enjoy growing them? Striking...
May 13, 2017 - 9:33am
Spring is right time to divide perennials
Early spring is a terrific time to move, renovate and/or divide your daylilies, hosta or other perennials. If a clump is getting to be crowded...
May 13, 2017 - 8:07am
May 6, 2017
Here's how you can get tomatoes off to a fast start
In the past, I've described how gardening teaches patience, and quietly waiting for trees to mature, apple trees to bear and perennials to flower...
May 6, 2017 - 6:11am
May 3, 2017
Spring Home & Garden 2017
Spring Home & Garden 2017 The West Central Tribune's annual Spring Home & Garden section, is now available to view online here. In this...
May 3, 2017 - 11:52am
April 22, 2017
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Deciding among apple varieties can be confusing. We all know what happened to Adam and Eve. They obviously chose poorly when deciding which...
April 22, 2017 - 9:13am
April 14, 2017
Spring Gardening Extravaganza offers two sessions on eco-friendly, edible landscapes
DULUTH, Minn. — Attention, gardeners and lawn owners: Weeds may not be a bad thing. "A yard that is full of dandelions is bee heaven,"...
April 14, 2017 - 7:21pm
April 8, 2017
Growing Together: Advice for new gardeners
According to recent surveys, 18- to 34-year-old millennials are the largest group of new gardeners. Of the six million people who took up yard...
April 8, 2017 - 7:31am
April 1, 2017
Growing Together: Options for healthy lawns with fewer chemicals
Most yard and garden topics don't arouse serious controversy. Very few gardeners have come to blows over whether daylilies are better divided...
April 1, 2017 - 10:18am
March 25, 2017
Planning the spring garden calendar
Have you ever wondered why Martha Stewart is always so perky? It's because she enjoys gardening. And gardening and springtime go together like...
March 25, 2017 - 8:13am
March 18, 2017
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
Q: Why do my cucumber fruits always curl? Even small picklers curl. We had the soil tested at North Dakota State University and they said it...
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
Wouldn't it be fun to have a yard that looks like the grounds of Buckingham Palace? Unfortunately, most of us don't have a head gardener with...
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am