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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
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
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Softball: Okerlund wins Pheasant Conference MVP, McNamara COY
Rose wins MGA Senior Players Championship
Ending with a bang: Knight, Nohre lead local shooters at state
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 24, 2013
Corn, barley, soybean councils seek board members
Three Minnesota agriculture research and promotion councils will hold elections for board members. Positions are open on the board of directors for the Corn, Barley and Soybean Research and Promotion Councils. Board members will be selected through mail ballot elections, mailed Tuesday,...
December 24, 2013 - 8:40am
New garden guide helps teachers plant knowledge
Minnesota teachers have a new resource for planning, planting and harvesting a school garden with their students: a garden guide with ideas to build connections between the classroom, school garden and cafeteria. Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) published Minnesota...
December 24, 2013 - 8:40am
Deadline to request beef referendum ballots extended
To ensure maximum participation and the opportunity to learn about the upcoming beef referendum, the deadline for Minnesota beef producers to request a ballot has been extended to Friday, January 17. “After holding public hearings with producers, we have decided this extension...
December 24, 2013 - 8:38am
December 17, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due January 17
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Through Friday, January 17, producers interested in participating in the program can submit...
December 17, 2013 - 10:46pm
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom offers grants to teachers
Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) is accepting grant applications for its 2014 Ag Literacy Grant Program. Up to $400 of special project grant funding is available to K-12 practicing teachers wishing to bring agriculture “to life” in the classroom, garden or on a field...
December 17, 2013 - 10:45pm
Minnesota has positive economic forecast
$825 million surplus expected for coming year
December 17, 2013 - 10:43pm
December 10, 2013
Record $8 billion earned through agricultural exports
Minnesota’s agricultural exports hit a record-high of $8.2 billion last year, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). The 2012 total is a 14 percent increase or almost $1 billion more than 2011. Minnesota also moved up in the national rankings...
December 10, 2013 - 9:39pm
Conservation Stewardship Program deadline approaches
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently opened the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments in 2014. From Monday, December 2 through Friday, January 17, farmers, ranchers and foresters interested in participating in the program can submit...
December 10, 2013 - 9:36pm
December 6, 2013
Farmers helping farmers
Local Farm Bureau members raise money for South Dakota ranches hit by October blizzard
December 6, 2013 - 9:15am
November 26, 2013
Farmers face unpredictable and volatile future
MINNEAPOLIS — Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics. In the weather, farmers are going to be forced to deal with ever-increasing temperatures and humidity, a well-known climatologist told them during Tuesday’s Minnesota Agri-Growth Council...
November 26, 2013 - 9:20am
November 20, 2013
Meeting to examine farm rental rates
By David Bau - Ag. News Wire An increase in 2014 farmland rent in Minnesota may indicate a loss for producers at current corn and soybean cash forward contract prices available. This calculation factors in other expenses and projected total income with historical yields. If...
November 20, 2013 - 8:40am
November 13, 2013
What is a fair and profitable farm rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are invited to attend a free meeting to discuss fair, profitable farm rental contracts. This University of Minnesota Extension-sponsored meeting will be held Friday, November 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works...
November 13, 2013 - 8:32am
Time to pass a new farm bill
By Ryan Buck Minnesota Corn Growers Association president What was once a symbol of bi-partisanship and legislation that connected farmers in rural America with consumers in the big city has devolved into yet another political mess in Washington. Farmers have been trying to...
November 13, 2013 - 8:30am
November 8, 2013
Women Caring for the Land meeting set
The next Women Caring for the Land meeting will be Wednesday, November 13 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glenwood. On the agenda is a discussion of soil health and cover crops, as well as information about easements and other programs to enhance conservation and...
November 8, 2013 - 9:43am
November 6, 2013
Bakers from Senegal, Africa visit Evansville farm
They learn benefits of growing soybeans
November 6, 2013 - 8:35am