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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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
May 6, 2017
AgweekTV: McMartin bankruptcy update
A major farm bankruptcy earlier this spring sent shock waves through the ag community. Ron McMartin farmerd nearly 40,000 acres in Northeast...
May 6, 2017 - 8:31am
April 29, 2017
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
A small investment is paying off big for a North Dakota cowboy. See how a bull he purchased at a sale hitting the big time. Watch the full episode...
April 29, 2017 - 10:38am
April 27, 2017
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, was appointed by Senate leadership to serve as co-chair of the Minnesota Legislature's Agriculture Conference...
April 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Area legislators will host a public meeting in Alexandria Friday night, April 28 to discuss agricultural and environmental issues. Those attending include Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck (chairman of the House Agriculture Policy Committee), Rep. Tim...
April 27, 2017 - 7:48am
April 22, 2017
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
Farmers are the original environmentalists, and for them, every day is earth day. Michelle Rook looks at what farmers and two of the leading...
April 22, 2017 - 8:30am
April 19, 2017
Letter: Oppose change in regulating feedlots
To the editor: In rural Minnesota, we want a say in what goes on in our community. That is why the very largest factory farms must do environmental review before they are built. I know firsthand how important this is because outside interests are trying to push a factory hog farm...
April 19, 2017 - 5:11pm
Brazilians visit Lowry farm after connecting on social media
Chances are, most Brazilians have never heard of Lowry, Minnesota. But for Raphael and Guilherme Garcia, two brothers who farm near Sao Paulo,...
April 19, 2017 - 11:02am
April 18, 2017
Experts predict 2017 economic outlook more of the same for farmers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts another challenging year for farmers in the United States, with farm income...
April 18, 2017 - 8:28am
April 15, 2017
AgweekTV: Robotic dairy
The dairy industry can be challenging, with long hours, and volatile prices. Shawna Olson reports on one operation that has found adding state...
April 15, 2017 - 8:30am
April 12, 2017
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
The sights and smells of spring in conjunction with the increase of daylight hours brings excitement and optimism for me as I fine tune my equipment for spring planting. In my younger years, I would never have thought that the smell of fresh-cut hay, newly tilled earth or even a cleaned...
April 12, 2017 - 7:07pm