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December 28, 2017
This aquaponics operation in Silver Bay has sat vacant since the late summer of 2016, when the University of Minnesota Duluth closed down its research at the city-owned facility. Mariner Farms LLC had signed a purchase agreement to buy the facility for $400,000 and operate it as a for-profit venture, but the deal never closed, leaving Silver Bay with a lifeless building. (Jamey Malcomb / Lake County News-Chronicle)
Silver Bay aquaponics venture goes belly-up
December 28, 2017 - 1:06pm
October 20, 2017
Grants available to prevent wolf depredation
October 20, 2017 - 4:00am
April 28, 2017
William Kelley Schools senior Gunnar Frahm's research project was named the Minnesota winner of the Future Farmers of America "Agriscience  Research - Integrated Systems" category. Frahm, who also placed first in the individual and team forestry competitions, will go on to compete at the national competition in October in Indianapolis. (Photo courtesy of Renee Frahm)
Silver Bay's Renaissance man
April 28, 2017 - 4:00am
January 22, 2016
From left, Crystal Larson, Mackenzie Dwyer, Kaytlyn Wicke and Caitlin Martineau are members of the fish and wildlife team with William Kelley Schools' Future Farmers of America program. The team qualified for the state competition at the regional event Jan. 7 in Brainerd. (Photo courtesy of Leah Bott)
WKS fish and wildlife team qualifies for state
January 22, 2016 - 4:00am
August 27, 2012
Jason Amundsen, who started a business called Locally Laid, pours out feed for some of the 1,800 chickens at his chicken/egg farm south of Wrenshall on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. In the background are the hoop coops that house the birds when they're not feeding or walking around the fenced-in field. (Bob King /
Locally Laid eggs finding a market in the Duluth area
August 27, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Find out more
April 24, 2012 - 12:40pm
September 22, 2011
Obama plan would cut farm subsidies by $33 billion
September 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2009
The 4-Hers all placed high at their county fairs with their projects, thereby earning them the top honor of showing at the State Fair this year. Submitted photo
4-H youth shine at state fair and horse show
November 12, 2009 - 10:22am
August 15, 2009
The Meat & Potato Man goes out in search of the perfect pizza.
LN FOOD: The Perfect Pizza
August 15, 2009 - 8:36am
July 30, 2009
Let's eat blueberries
July 30, 2009 - 9:25am
June 4, 2009
Springy Thingy Cleaning
June 4, 2009 - 11:53am
May 15, 2009
The emerald ash borer was discovered in Minnesota in 2009, threatening trees. File
Tree-killing ash borer makes the jump to Minnesota
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
FOOD: Recipes - Salmon, fresh asparagus, Roma tomatoes and Fruitamisu for dessert
April 28, 2009 - 2:05pm
HOME&GARDEN: A sampling of Area Garden Centers & Greenhouses
April 28, 2009 - 12:50pm
April 28, 2009 - 12:32pm