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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Zinnia seeds are one of several plants included in students’ supplies.   For many years, Extension Master Gardeners have spent the summers in the Horticulture Teaching Garden on the St. Paul campus, sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm...
Brides and grooms fear the prospects of rainy wedding days. But even couples who have contended with everything from a few drops to an all-out deluge on their wedding days look back fondly on the ceremonies and receptions. In fact, how couples handle any precipitation can affect how happy the...
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of changes to daily life. One of the positive effects of COVID-19 is that many individuals have turned to pets to tame loneliness or bring some brightness into their lives amidst all the uncertainty and turbulence. In April 2020, the American Society for the...
Pregnancy takes a toll on a woman's body and produces an assortment of biological changes. After confronting and managing those changes for nine months and ultimately giving birth, it's not uncommon for women to look for ways to feel how they did prior to becoming pregnant. One such way is through...
Due to the cold water, there hasn’t been much for shallow water panfish reports, but start looking for them to move into more shallow water when the temperatures rise. On Clearwater Lake, Sugar Lake, and Lake Sylvia, anglers have been finding crappies in 10-15 ft. of water. Little Jim's Bait (320)...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The City Nature Challenge has grown from a friendly competition between the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County to a global celebration of urban biodiversity.  By documenting the plants and...
Local granges serve as a center of rural life in many agricultural communities. People who live outside such communities may be unfamiliar with granges, including what they are. The most basic definition of a grange is an outlying farm or land with a manor building on the property. When first...
Lyme disease is a significant concern for people across the country. According to an analysis of insurance records by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year approximately 476,000 Americans are diagnosed and treated for Lyme disease. But Lyme disease is not the only tick-borne...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Organic materials, such as compost, plant residues or manure, do wonders for garden soil and plant health. If you’ve been adding organic materials to your garden, then congratulations! You’ve been doing great work to build soil organic...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The Bugeja family’s cat, Frodo, lover of both catmint and catnip   This past week, I managed to spy subtle hints of spring. Wild ramps just started to poke out in the woods and robins wandered on the ground, hunting for worms. As I moved...

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Pets are beloved members of many families. So it's no surprise that so many pet owners place such a great emphasis on raising healthy pets, often going to great lengths to provide nutritious foods...
Despite the nice weather last weekend, most of the bays, channels, boat harbors, and other spring crappie spots still aren’t holding big bunches of panfish. Until water temperatures improve several...
Welcome to the 2020/2021 EagleCam Season!   https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/features/webcams/eaglecam/index.html   We have two cute, fuzzy eaglets in the nest! The first baby eagle hatched on Friday,...
Individuals looking for a way to incorporate exercise into their lives need look no further than their own feet. Walking offers numerous health benefits to people of all ages, and it's particularly...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Our series prepping you for the imminent growing season continues.  This week we want to inoculate you with information on common issues...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The timing of straw removal is different every year, based on the weather and soil temperatures. Strawberry growers across Minnesota have...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Our biweekly crop by crop growing season prep series continues.  This week we dig deeper into root vegetables.  Get your stew mix ready,...
If you have a favorite dish, that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be submitted to ads@thedrummer.com....
Progress is being made on the construction of the new Buffalo Fire Station downtown, but the cold weather in February has caused delays, as crews were unable to complete the concrete work while the...
On Monday, March 22 at 12:58 p.m., the Buffalo Police Department responded to a report of broken windows at 605 Hwy. 55. E. The storefront at this location was the former “Trump Store,” and police...

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