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Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
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On The Street
June 24, 2017
Concerns are rising over worsening drought conditions in the Dakotas
The dry weather in North and South Dakota is capturing a lot of attention. It's wreaking havoc on pastures and hay crops and forcing some ranchers...
June 24, 2017 - 8:30am
June 23, 2017
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington, are hoping to play a role in the fight against Huntington's disease. Huntington's...
June 23, 2017 - 6:50am
June 20, 2017
County getting state aid to enforce buffer law
Douglas County will soon receive funding to help enforce the state's law requiring buffer strips of vegetation between farmland and waterways....
June 20, 2017 - 4:11pm
June 17, 2017
AgweekTV: Drought sell off
An Aberdeen, South Dakota sale barn set a one day sale record recently. But it's not the kind of record they want to see this time of year. Mikkel...
June 17, 2017 - 8:30am
June 16, 2017
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
A first-of-its-kind newly signed budget bill is a win-win for the future of farming in Minnesota. And it's thanks in part to Andrew Barsness,...
June 16, 2017 - 6:26am
The accidental farmer: Hoffman man embraces 'idyllic lifestyle'
After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college in Morris, but I...
June 16, 2017 - 6:24am
June 10, 2017
This year's FFA Star Farmer got his start as a grade-school grower
One of the FFA’s biggest honors is the star student. Each year it goes to someone who's shown strong ag experience and leadership. This year's...
June 10, 2017 - 8:30am
June 3, 2017
How drones are quickly becoming the most important tool on the farm
Drones, along with their many advantages for a farming operation, took center stage at the third annual ‘DroneFocus’ conference in Fargo...
June 3, 2017 - 8:30am
May 27, 2017
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Warmer weather means it's barbecue season, but there's a lot more to a good meal than just throwing some steaks on the grill. NDSU's Meat Science...
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 20, 2017
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
A chain of restaurants in the Washington, DC area with a North Dakota flavor are very popular with tourists and locals. They were started by...
May 20, 2017 - 8:30am
May 17, 2017
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
On Saturday, May 20, the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners of Douglas County will host their Annual Spring Plant Sale at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria. At 9 a.m. there will be a presentation on Texture in the Garden, followed by the sale starting promptly at...
May 17, 2017 - 5:08am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Dayton aide: 'I fell short' on ag comments
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's aide who so angered farm-area legislators that they said the governor had declared war on agriculture...
May 15, 2017 - 9:10pm
Up close with new Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
Secretary of Ag, Sonny Perdue sits down with farm broadcasters from around the nation, including Agweek's Shawna Olson. He talks about his background...
May 15, 2017 - 9:06am