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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as...
November 23, 2016 - 11:30am
November 22, 2016
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
A weak ag economy in the coming year may be hard on farmers and landowners who rent out their acres. Pauline Van Nurden, University of Minnesota...
November 22, 2016 - 11:00am
November 19, 2016
AgweekTV: An unlikely pet at one North Dakota ranch
It's not every day you get to pet a real, live buffalo. But there's a rancher near New Rockford, North Dakota that has a tame bison on his ranch....
November 19, 2016 - 8:30am
November 16, 2016
USDA invests $1.7 billion to protect agricultural lands
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will issue nearly $1.7 billion in payments to more than a half-million Americans who have contracts with the government to protect sensitive agricultural lands. The investment, part of the voluntary USDA Conservation Reserve Program, will allow producers...
November 16, 2016 - 9:00am
Man killed when hit by combine
A farm accident that killed an Alexandria man Friday, Nov. 11, underscores that agriculture continues to be a dangerous occupation. Ewald Wussow, 62, of Alexandria, was killed when he was run over by a combine driven by his brother, Donovan Wussow, 63, of Garfield, according to a...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
November 14, 2016
AgweekTV: Rumors swirl around low-profile, big-time St. Thomas farmer
He's one of the biggest farmers in the region. but you might not have ever heard of him, or even know what he looks like. Ron McMartin Jr. keeps...
November 14, 2016 - 9:28am
November 9, 2016
New recycling program available for farmers
There's a new, better and free recycling program for farmers that will soon be available. Revolution Plastics will be offering a free, on-site...
November 9, 2016 - 10:00am
November 5, 2016
Who is responsible for slaughtered livestock near DAPL protest?
The killing and wounding of cattle and horses is one of the most emotionally charged incidents associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests...
November 5, 2016 - 8:30am
October 29, 2016
AgweekTV: Protest pains
Protesters have come from around the country to try to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline but they are also causing headaches and...
October 29, 2016 - 8:30am
October 26, 2016
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative land rent meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Building in Alexandria. These free meetings are provided by the University of...
October 26, 2016 - 11:00am
October 15, 2016
AgweekTV: Ag History
There are a few big names in the region's ag history that helped launch some famous brands. Melroe Bobcats and Steiger Tractors came to be known...
October 15, 2016 - 8:30am
October 8, 2016
Watch how North Dakota crops get from the US to Asia
The North Dakota Soybean Council's “See For Yourself" program recently took a group of area farmers to the west coast to get a closer look...
October 8, 2016 - 8:30am
October 7, 2016
Good crop but where to put it?
Farmers around Douglas County were fortunate to escape some of the heavy rains that have hurt yields and hampered field work in areas just to...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
Fall is a busy time for farmers, not only for the crop harvest. Livestock producers will apply billions of gallons or pounds of stored manure to fertilize next year's crop. Manure application requires proper techniques to get the most value from fertilizer and avoid polluting waters...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
COMMENTARY: Rural America is back in business
By Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Washington, D.C. We know when rural communities do well, America does well. Rural America provides us with the food we eat, the water we drink and the energy we use, not to mention a disproportionate percentage of the nation's military that keeps...
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am