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Consistency is Key to Maintain a Backyard Full of Wild Birds Through Winter

A source of water and access to high-fat foods such as sunflower seeds and suet cake are vital to wintering birds

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Some homeowners in the region may be looking to lure birds to brighten up their backyards during the dull winter months. But there may be a few things to consider before buying your first bird feeder. Many homeowners choose to set out food to attract backyard birds during the winter. Wild birds can add a bit of…

It’s “Go Time” for Area Farmers

Warmer weather and proper soil conditions make this week the optimal time for planting

CASS COUNTY,┬áND — It’s “go time” for many area farmers and they’re getting into the fields to start another growing season. Now that May has started, and with temperatures in the seventies for much of the next seven days, many North Dakota farmers believe that this is the best time to start the planting process. “It’s go time,” said Jacob…