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County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
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Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
LeRoy H. Ladwig
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
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April 13, 2016
Farm issues discussed at the capital
More than 100 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota met with legislators on April 5 during one of the Farm Bureau Days on the Hill. This program...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
County dairy princess candidates sought
The American Dairy Associations of Pope and Douglas counties are seeking candidates to participate in this year's Dairy Princess Program. Dairy princesses serve as good will ambassadors for the dairy industry by appearing at various promotional events and speaking to children, consumers...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Beef home study courses available through Extension
The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team will offer two online home study courses in 2016. "Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition" and "Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd" focus on practical applications through all phases of cow/calf production. Each lesson will include...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Scholarships available for Midwest Soil Health Summit
Agricultural producers are encouraged to apply for scholarships to attend the 2016 Midwest Soil Health Summit Feb. 17-18 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 26. The event features soil health experts and farm leaders who...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
Beef Team to host Cow/Calf Days
The University of Minnesota Beef Team will host the annual Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show at 10 locations across the state, including the Civic Center in Glenwood on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 a.m. The 2016 event will feature information on cow/calf confinement systems, trace...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Midwest Soil Health Summit is Feb. 17-18 in Alexandria
The Sustainable Farming Association's (SFA) Midwest Soil Health Summit is set for Feb. 17-18 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The summit features soil health experts and farm leaders for two days of education and farmer networking, all geared at improving soil...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 30, 2015
Minnesota lifts quarantine on all farms with avian influenza
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has lifted the last of the quarantines that were placed on each of the 108 farms infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this year. All sites have completed cleaning and disinfection of their facilities and have received negative...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
New county FSA executive director appointed
Steve Frericks of Albany was named the new county executive director of the Douglas County Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. Frericks will assist...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 15, 2015
State grants help fund livestock improvements
Livestock producers are invited to apply for a portion of $2 million in grants available for on-farm improvements. Qualifying producers are reimbursed 10 percent of the first $500,000 of investment, with a minimum investment of $4,000. Qualifying expenditures include the purchase,...
December 15, 2015 - 11:49am
November 4, 2015
Livestock investment grants available
Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, encourages local livestock producers to apply for livestock investment grants available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 18. Grants are available to Minnesota livestock farmers for expenses...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
September 30, 2015
Farmers should use soil temperature to guide nitrogen application
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) advises farmers and fertilizer applicators to check soil temperatures when timing application of ammonium-based nitrogen fertilizers this fall. "Waiting until soil temperature stays below 50 degrees F before applying anhydrous ammonia...
September 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 16, 2015
Country Blossom Farm serving up family fun this fall
It’s the best fall has to offer: warm sun, crisp air, and the smell of fresh-baked pies. Add in plenty of space and activities for the kiddos...
September 16, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Triplet calves come as a surprise on DL farm
Odds are about 1 in 100,000
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
America’s Farmers to benefit nonprofits
America’s Farmers Grow Communities will partner again with farmers to award more than $3.3 million to community nonprofits across the country. In Minnesota, 72 organizations will receive donations in 2016. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, the program’s purpose is to make a positive...
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am