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Update: Police arrest robbery suspect


September 28, 2016
Chokecherry has dark purple to black fruit that is about 1/3 inch in diameter.
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
A member of the Pioneer Power Club attempts to plow a straight furrow with his tractor at a past Plow Day. This year’s event is Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
September 14, 2016
Visitors to the Russ and Rachel Elliott farm near Evansville check out the catch basin that was added to a field to help control runoff. An intake pipe standing in the middle of the basin funnels water down to a drainage system. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Improving yields and water quality
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
The DNR's website has an interactive map for landowners to use to see if a buffer is required on their land.
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2016
Water quality outreach event set for Sept. 9
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Air modeling used to determine odor of proposed expanded feedlot
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Producers should consider available assistance
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
Attendees look over the scale model of the expanded feedlot proposed by Millerville farmer, Joe Wagner.  (Photo by Celeste Edenloff, Echo Press)
Smell tops list of concerns about proposed feedlot
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
USDA expands microloans to help farmers financing
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
A spirit of optimism
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
Country music singer Alisa Star, a native of Alexandria, will perform at Wendy’s in Alexandria on Nov. 27 from noon to 1 p.m. to promote a new country compilation CD, which features her song Don’t Forget Him, as well as music from other artists.
Alisa Star featured in country compilation CD
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Indoor gardening and saving geraniums
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am