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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
August 14, 2017
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
If you think this summer has been wetter than normal, you're right, the National Weather Service says. Three inches of rain fell in Alexandria...
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
August 12, 2017
AgweekTV: Been farming long? Oslo, Minn. farmer has been at it for 97 years
Earl Mallinger has been involved in farming for about 97 years, nearly his entire life. The Oslo, Minnesota farmer turns 100 this month. He credits...
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
August 11, 2017
Douglas farm family of the year 'truly a family affair'
Farming has been in the family for Dave and Amy Staples all their lives. They were both raised on farms in Douglas County. Dave grew up on the...
August 11, 2017 - 10:29am
August 10, 2017
Funds aim to help farmers meet buffer law
Almost $5 million is now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota's buffer law, according to the Douglas County Soil and Water Conservation District. The buffer cost-share program funds were approved at the June meeting of the Minnesota Board of Water...
August 10, 2017 - 8:34am
August 5, 2017
AgweekTV: Deals abound at AgIron
If you're in the market for used farm machinery an auction can be a good place to go. This time of year combines and hay equipment are in high...
August 5, 2017 - 8:30am
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
July 29, 2017
AgweekTV: Gentle giants visit Fargo
It takes a quite a crew to travel with the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales. We got a chance to go behind the scenes and see how their handlers...
July 29, 2017 - 8:30am
July 22, 2017
AgweekTV: Canola is king
North Dakota is hitting the record book this year with a whopping number of canola acres. 1.7 million acres were planted in the state with most...
July 22, 2017 - 8:30am
July 13, 2017
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
It turns out memory lane is just about 36 miles long. The Pioneer Power Club, a vintage tractor club based in Douglas County, will celebrate...
July 13, 2017 - 8:22am
July 11, 2017
New state funding will help landowners install buffer strips along Minnesota's waters
ST. PAUL—Landowners have new state funding and a website to help them comply with a 2015 law requiring vegetative buffer strips to protect...
July 11, 2017 - 9:44pm
July 8, 2017
AgweekTV: Water worries
This is the time of year many of us like to hit a favorite fishing spot but that's caused big problems for some farmers and landowner in northeastern...
July 8, 2017 - 8:30am
July 7, 2017
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
Touting its ability to turn grass into protein, the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association is welcoming non-farmers to its July 11 get-together in Starbuck. "People get to see how livestock is raised, see the products beef farmers/ranchers use at the trade show and ask all the questions...
July 7, 2017 - 3:46pm
July 6, 2017
A turkey for the White House: 4-Hers helping raise bird that Trump might pardon
There's a group of young ladies from Douglas County who know how to talk turkey. The five 4-H students, from different 4-H groups, teamed up...
July 6, 2017 - 9:04am
July 5, 2017
Letter: Legislature makes strides in agriculture
To the editor: With the conclusion of another legislative session, Minnesota AgriGrowth is grateful for the support from Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, in making strides on behalf of farmers and agribusinesses this session.
July 5, 2017 - 6:34pm
July 1, 2017
AgweekTV: Drought worries
North Dakota ag commissoner Doug Goerhing says this is the worst drought he's seen in more than four decades of farming. He gathered dozens of...
July 1, 2017 - 8:30am