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Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Oct. 25
Roundabout, water for beach bathhouse among county board actions
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
A fast start: Mountain biking club finds success in first season
Alex Horseshoe League hands out 2016 awards
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Delores E. Johnson
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
FARGO FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 17, 2016
Buffer change passes committee
By Forum News Service Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe's bill to extend until 2025 the...
March 17, 2016 - 10:00am
March 16, 2016
A spirit of optimism
The old adage that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb does not seem to be holding true this year. It is very evident that spring would like to show its face with temperatures reaching near record highs. We shall see if the rest of the month of March will allow this...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
LETTER: Thank a farmer for all they do
To the editor: Traditionally, the month of February has been designated as Food Awareness Month by both the American and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federations. Your local Douglas FB Federation would also like to be a part of this program and remind all of us as consumers where our food...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Down-and-dirty lessons about soil science
A class at the Midwest Soil Health Summit in Alexandria Wednesday tried to dispel a couple of myths. First, it doesn't take millions of years...
February 19, 2016 - 9:46am
February 18, 2016
Farmers face troubling times ahead
Farmers are facing troubling times ahead with rising land values triggering higher property tax bills. At the same time, their income levels...
February 18, 2016 - 7:59am
February 13, 2016
New technology addresses chemical spray drift
By Jonathan Knutson, Agweek Staff Writer Chemical spray drift is a growing concern for farmers and society in general. But new tools can help...
February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
January 20, 2016
Grants available to help add value to agriculture
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for funding through the state's Value Added Grant program. The grants are designed to help farmers, producers and processors add value to their operations and the state's agricultural economy. Applicants have...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 19, 2016
USDA report: A good year for crop yields
By Jonathan Knutson, Agweek Staff Writer Favorable weather helped Upper Midwest farmers produce some of their best crops ever last year, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says. The region's so-called major crops -- the "big three" of corn, wheat and soybeans -- generally...
January 19, 2016 - 3:54pm
January 16, 2016
Buy, sell or wait? Cattle industry copes with volatility
By Mikkel Pates, Forum News Service PERHAM, Minn. -- Mitch Barthel helps his cattlemen customers peer through a marketing windshield that is...
January 16, 2016 - 9:00am
January 6, 2016
Dayton pursues funding for clean water, wildlife habitat
Continuing his work to improve water quality and wildlife habitat, Governor Mark Dayton recently submitted a $795 million proposal to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for Minnesota. This federal, state and local...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Transition: a time of change
I have been thinking a lot about transition these days. An unnamed predecessor of mine in the Pope County Farm Service Agency (FSA) office left a Funk and Wagnalls dictionary copyright, 1946 on a bookshelf. Looking up the word transition I find this definition: Passage from one place,...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds Minnesota farmers and others of the upcoming application deadline for the Sustainable Agriculture...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Ag, mobile home taxes due November 16
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agricultural and mobile home owners that second-half tax payments are due on or before Monday, Nov. 16. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16. If mailing a tax payment,...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
Wheat council seeks board of directors candidates
The Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council (MWRPC) is seeking candidates for its board of directors. Members of the MWRPC are elected to direct Minnesota wheat checkoff dollars to benefit wheat producers. Board members must be wheat producers willing to serve as leaders and...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am