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May 26, 2018
Granular fertilizer should be cultivated in shallowly and then watered. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
May 26, 2018 - 8:15am
May 9, 2018
In this cross-section of an ash tree, you can see the tunnels created by the red-headed ash borer. The more dangerous emerald ash borer remains right under the bark of the tree. Forum News Service file photo
SD reports first emerald ash borer infestation
May 9, 2018 - 5:48pm
July 25, 2017
This black willow tree in Marine on St. Croix was determined in June 2017 to be the largest tree of its kind in Minnesota. (Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Marine on St. Croix willow is 26 feet around and the biggest in Minnesota
July 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
May 23, 2017
Nature Conservancy to plant 100,000 pines in cool spots in northern Minnesota to withstand climate change
May 23, 2017 - 10:35pm
April 9, 2017
Succulents are low-maintenance plants that are great for beginners. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Service
Perfect plants for apartment-living
April 9, 2017 - 11:03am
September 29, 2016
Dr. Roland Kehr (left) helps MNDNR forester Alex Brothen measure the circumference of his Eastern (Canadian) hemlock Tuesday at his home at 723 North Fourth Street in Brainerd. Kehr is settling a 40 year-old question of whether or not his tree is a state record and belongs on the Big Tree Registry. Photo by Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Evergreen likely to be biggest in Minnesota measured in Brainerd
September 29, 2016 - 3:11pm
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
June 18, 2012
View of Sunday night storm in Pennock. Photo submitted by Zach Engstrom
West Central Minn. storm reports include damage to houses, barns, power lines, numerous funnel clouds
June 18, 2012 - 9:19am
August 17, 2010
Ordinance requires property owners to remove diseased and infected trees at their own expense
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Little green leaves from ash trees, like these found along the curb in northwest Willmar near the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds, are a common sight throughout town because of a weather-related disease. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Disease causing ash leaves to fall
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
High winds tore down this tree by the roots Sunday on the 700 block of Fourth Street Southeast in Willmar. Northwest winds blew at 35 miles per hour Sunday afternoon with gusts up to 45 mph. A wind advisory from the National Weather Service was in effect Sundayafternoon and evening. The Weather Service said winds would diminish some, but it would remain breezy overnight and today. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Strong winds in region
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2009
Mike Johnson, supervisor of Swift County Parks, Drainage and Wetlands, cuts branches Wednesday as he and other workers attempt to remove the remains of as many as 200 trees the may have been snapped off or uprooted at the county park in Swift Falls. "It's bad," Johnson said of the debris created by a tornado the evening prior. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
In Swift County, everyone doing their part following tornado
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Editorial: Ash tree threat is a real one for region
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
Editorial: Ash tree threat is a real one for region
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Ash borer leaves wake of devastation in Michigan
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am