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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 19, 2016
All smiles at Rotary's big event
Thousands of ears of corn and a plethora of pork chops were consumed Wednesday at the Alexandria Rotary Club's 51st annual Corn and Pork Chop...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2016
Corn and Pork Feed is under way
Alexandria Rotary Club members are having their annual Corn and Pork Chop Feed at the Alexandria Fire Station today, Wednesday, from 11 a.m....
August 17, 2016 - 2:03pm
July 27, 2016
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
A statewide editorial that appeared in ECM publications on June 24 called on agriculture to take the lead on managing pollutants. As farmers, we’re always working to improve how we grow food, feed, fiber and fuel for an increasing world population. And when it comes to the important...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Annual survey relies on farmers' participation
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages farmers to take part in its annual pesticide and fertilizer use survey. The 2016 survey is directed at corn producers and hay growers. The data helps the MDA track the use of agricultural chemicals on Minnesota farms and provides...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Rotary husks 4,000 cobs of corn
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2013
Commentary - Corn views: Back off the Renewable Fuels Standard; it's working
By Tom Haag, president, Minnesota Corn Growers Association If I told you there was a piece of legislation that has reduced America's dependence on foreign oil by 20 percent, supports 400,000 jobs, adds $43 billion to our gross domestic product, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by...
September 3, 2013 - 10:02am
August 16, 2013
VIDEO: Rotarians, firefighters serve 2,657
The Alexandria Rotary Club and Alexandria Fire Department's Corn and Pork Chop Feed was a huge success Wednesday. Members served more than 3,200...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Corn kings and bean barons reap bountiful harvest
An abundance of bushels and miles of piles are straddling the Minnesota landscape early this year. The drought this summer has got farmers wrapping...
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
September 1, 2012
Farmers cautious about 2013 corn acreage, says survey
U.S. farmers are unsure about whether to increase corn acreage next spring, despite high prices and sharply lower production caused by this year's historic drought. Instead, Farm Futures magazine's first survey of 2013 planting intentions shows growers would rather boost soybean and...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 25, 2012
Reports show Minnesota corn in better condition than other states
Minnesota's corn crop may be in better condition than the rest of the nation's leading corn growing states, but after a week of hot weather, the Gopher State's grain needs rain. The plentiful rainfall in May and June built up the subsoil moisture profile and that has carried the...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 11, 2012
Minnesota Corn Growers Association seeks 'Agvocates'
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is currently seeking applicants for the 2012 Agvocate (Advocates for Agriculture) program set to begin June 1, 2012. The program is designed to create a learning environment to encourage the development of young leaders in Minnesota ...
March 11, 2012 - 10:40am
February 25, 2012
Barriers to Bushels program addresses issues in corn, soybean production
To help address key management issues of Central, Southwestern, and West Central Minnesota producers, Barriers to Bushels will be held at four locations in late February and early March. This is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension aimed at current issues...
February 25, 2012 - 10:24am
January 1, 2012
Conservation on the farm: A way of life
Editor's note: The following story was provided by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered these words that undoubtedly still ring true today, "The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself." For generations of Minnesota farmers,...
January 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 17, 2011
Evansville resident represents state's corn growers
Minnesota Corn Growers Association Agvocates Kelsey Gunderson of Raymond, Greg Tusa of Alpha and Leah Johnson of Evansville attended the 16th annual Minnesota Agricultural Ambassador Institute (MAAI) earlier this summer in Willmar. The MAAI program combines hands-on activities, speakers...
August 17, 2011 - 8:03am
June 4, 2011
Evansville resident is 'agvocate' for corn farmers
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the new Agvocates ("Advocates for Agriculture") for 2011-2012. The new Agvocates are: Leah Johnson of Evansville, Greg Tusa of Alpha and Kelsey Gunderson of Raymond. The Agvocate program, currently in its second year,...
June 4, 2011 - 10:45am