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Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Two from Garfield hurt in crash
Celebrating butter in Millerville
For the record
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
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
August 20, 2010
Ears to you
Jameson and Ashtyn Molesworth were two of nearly 3,000 people who enjoyed the 4,000 ears of corn and 3,300 pork chops served during the 45th...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 25, 2010
Ethanol industry pumps $2.5 billion into state's economy
Minnesota's ethanol industry generated more than $2.5 billion in economic activity in 2009 and supported more than 6,800 jobs according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Ethanol production in the state increased to 862 million gallons in 2009 from...
July 25, 2010 - 2:20pm
July 13, 2010
Trucks crash near Garfield, spilling corn, causing injuries
Two trucks crashed near Garfield Monday morning, spilling corn on the road and causing minor injuries. The accident happened at the intersection of County Roads 40 and 8 at about 10:35 a.m. It involved a semi and box trailer driven by John Craig Wiley, 54, of Raleigh, North Carolina,...
July 13, 2010 - 8:30am
July 11, 2010
Corn is more than knee high but prices low
The venerable "knee-high by the Fourth of July" standard for corn crops has long gone the way of pinwheels, sparklers and homemade ice cream. Especially this year, most area corn has easily surpassed that benchmark, thanks to plentiful rain and, for the most part, some warm, sunny...
July 11, 2010 - 10:18am
February 20, 2010
Interest in corn keeps popping
This is not your grandfather's -- or even your father's -- cornfield. "Your world is different than Granddad's.
February 20, 2010 - 3:06pm
November 24, 2009
A harvest of concern: Mold threatens crops
Fields of corn still stand where plowed fields should be surfacing - that's just one of the problems facing area farmers as they push to get...
November 24, 2009 - 12:05am
August 21, 2009
Pork chop paradise
The Alexandria Rotary Club and the Alexandria Fire Department joined forces to serve 3,600 pork chops and 4,000 ears of corn at their pork...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Here's a way to enjoy corn off the cob
There's nothing that shouts summer louder than the sight of just-picked sweet corn piled high in the back of a pickup parked along the side of...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
MDA report offers positive economic news about corn and ethanol industries
Minnesota's corn and ethanol industries support more than 70,000 jobs and contribute $12 billion to the state's economy, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). "In times of economic difficulty, it is important to keep an eye on the areas where Minnesota's...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
A munching good time
Two-year-old Blake Nelson of Alexandria was one of about 2,500 people who enjoyed the Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee Wednesday. During the 43rd annual event, which took place at the Alexandria Fire Hall, about 4,500 ears of corn were consumed and about 3,000 pork chops were served. The...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is tomorrow
It's that time of year again - time for corn and pork chops! The 43rd annual Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is set for Wednesday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event, hosted by the Alexandria Rotary and the Alexandria Fire Department, will take place at the Alexandria Fire Hall,...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am