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Stearns County is holding a community meeting next week to discuss the avian influenza event. The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 2, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Melrose City Center. The meeting is open to anyone, but those impacted in any way by the situation — poultry producers, truckers, rel...Read More
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All Catholic Women in the St. Cloud Diocese are invited to join together for the 25th annual Fun, Food and Fund Day, sponsored by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW). The event, hosted by the Melrose/Sauk Centre Deanery, will be held Thursday, June 4, at St. Benedict Church, Avon. The them...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes, Minnesota Extension For some cow/calf producers, early weaning has become a more common management practice in recent years due to drought conditions. It has continued to be a successful management tool in some situations as the benefits have been uncovered. “Early weaning” is g...Read More
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Fifty-eight different bird species were spotted within the boundaries of the town of Long Prairie on Saturday, May 16. Despite rain hindering and cutting short the count, a group of bird watchers fanned out across the town’s public places, streets, and side walks to discover birds that most people...Read More
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Little Falls High School has announced the hiring of Cory Schlagel, head boys basketball coach at Albany High School, as its new boys head coach. Schlagel will replace Kevin Jordan, who was promoted to activities director at Little Falls. At Albany, Schlagel has been a high school math teacher for n...Read More
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The Stearns County Highway Department will be doing roadside vegetation work along all Stearns County highways. Unwanted brush and noxious weeds will be cut and/or treated with herbicide. Landowners with property abutting county roads have the right to use alternative methods to treat noxious weeds....Read More
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At this writing, the Minnesota Legislature is in the final wrangling of this year’s session. With the return to divided government after a two-year hiatus of total DFL control, some are speculating that we are heading for another government shutdown like we saw in 2005 and 2011. I’m not too worr...Read More
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