Monthly Archives: April 2003

Anglers reminded to check new regulations before 2003 fishing opener

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers to take a moment to review the 2003 Fishing Regulations before the inland fishing season opens on May 10.Regulations booklets include special and experimental regulations, regulations changes, and new information about exotic … Continue reading

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Area board members alarmed by Alien Ownership farm bills

Members of the Minnesota Dairy Producers and Milk Power Boards have expressed alarm over farm bills introduced in the state legislature this session, saying that the bills promote dairy expansion and ignore chronically depressed milk prices. “Most distressing is that … Continue reading

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More herbicides to choose from are now on the market

Crop producers now have many Roundup-type products on the market from which to choose. Generic Roundup products are now available and Monsanto has released different formulations of glyphosate. That can make the issue even more confusing. Acreage of Roundup Ready … Continue reading

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New Benton County Dairy Princesses crowned

(Pictured are the newly crowned Benton County Dairy Princesses (back, left) Corrine Bemboom, Laurie Scapinski, Terri Lentner; 2003 Ambassadors are (seated, left) Mary Brauen, Kari Molitor and Tina Lentner. Not pictured is Amanda Lentner. Submitted photo)The 2003 Benton County Dairy … Continue reading

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New Benton County Dairy Princesses crowned

The Benton County Dairy Princess banquet and coronation, which included dinner and a short program, was held on Saturday, April 5, at Jax’s in Foley. Natalie Schmitt was Master of Ceremonies and welcomed everyone. Schmitt introduced the princesses and ambassadors … Continue reading

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Fire dangers increase as dry conditions continue

(Pictured: A grass fire by the Little Falls golf course last Monday reportedly was started by a squirrel. “It’s believed the squirrel got into a transformer and was electrocuted,” explained Ron Sanow, area forester with the DNR. “His burning fur … Continue reading

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Fire dangers increase as dry conditions continue

Firefighters in the area have been very busy as dry conditions have made fields ripe for grass fires. “It’s extremely dry out there,” said Ron Sanow, area forester for the DNR. “And, yesterday (May 1), the humidity was just 12 … Continue reading

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Lions Jaycee wrestlers compete at state tourney

Randall/Cushing Lions wrestlers who wrestled in the Jaycee’s State Tournament in Albany on April 12 included: (back row) Zach Johnson, second place; Conor Swanson, first place; Amber Hines, first place; Brent Bloom, fourth place; Stephanie Schelonka, third place; (front row) … Continue reading

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Earth Day half-marathoners from Little Falls

Some Little Falls area runners competed in the Earth Day half-marathon (13.1 miles) held in St. Cloud on April 19. Pictured are: Chad Kaddatz, Eric Nelson, Aaron Stein, Jackie DeVine, Bryan Hill, Annette Messerschmidt, Willam Adkins, Patty Thielen, Greg McNamera, … Continue reading

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Swanville softball loses to Osakis despite rally in later innings

(Pictured: A close play at the plate, between Osakis pitcher B.J. Bjorstrom and Swanville baserunner Megan Sieben. Sieben beats the throw on the passed ball. On deck, Lizz Dold cheers on her teammate. Staff photo by Jason Olson)The Swanville defense … Continue reading

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