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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 23, 2016
Photos of the Week
Osakis native Billy Euerle, who now owns a dairy farm, Heart and Soul Dairy, north of Garfield, decided one day to bring a little Christmas cheer...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
August 25, 2016
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Haley Hinrichs, a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way in...
August 25, 2016 - 9:09am
February 24, 2016
Strategize options with dairy workshops
University of Minnesota Extension will hold two area workshops to address how to keep dairy herds profitable in tough economic times and different strategizing options to look at. The workshops will be on Wednesday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Long Prairie City Hall...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
August 27, 2015
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned; candidate from Hoffman is runner-up
By the St. Paul Pioneer Press FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- A 19-year-old college student from Howard Lake, Minn., was crowned the 62nd Princess...
August 27, 2015 - 10:33am
September 3, 2014
Enrollment open for dairy farm risk management program
Farmers can now enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program, a voluntary program established by the 2014 Farm Bill. It provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage...
September 3, 2014 - 6:36am
June 4, 2014
Ice cream, you scream...
The Douglas County American Dairy Association kicked off June Dairy Month by giving out ice cream treats to students at St. Mary’s School in...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
June 12, 2013
Top dairy farms honored for superior cow care
In honor of June Dairy Month, Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson released the annual Top 100 list of Minnesota dairy farms demonstrating superior dairy herd management skills as measured by their cows' low somatic cell count (SCC) average. The Minnesota Department...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
2013 Douglas County Dairy Princesses crowned
The crowning of the 2013 Douglas County Dairy Princesses was held on Monday, May 13 in Alexandria. The competition is sponsored by the dairy...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 20, 2013
Courses offer information on avoiding dairy farm accidents
Agriculture ranks third in the total number of fatal work injuries behind construction and transportation/warehousing. It ranks first in the rate of non-fatal injuries per thousand workers and in this category it is more than double the rate of the next two industries, mining and...
January 20, 2013 - 10:50am
January 16, 2013
Dairy farm safety courses offered
Agriculture ranks third in the total number of fatal work injuries behind construction and transportation/warehousing.
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 11, 2012
Members sought for new Dairy Research, Teaching and Consumer Education Authority
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking members to fill six positions on a new Minnesota Dairy Research, Teaching and Consumer Education Authority. Authorized by Minnesota Statute, the nine-member Dairy Authority will advise the Commissioner of Agriculture, the University...
August 11, 2012 - 2:15pm
July 30, 2012
Organic Dairy Day to take place in Morris
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center's Organic Dairy Day will be held Tuesday, August 7 in Morris from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Educational programs will feature Francis Thicke, Iowa Organic Dairy producer; Fly Management for Organic Dairies by Roger...
July 30, 2012 - 2:02pm
July 18, 2012
More than a sparkling crown
Little girls dream about wearing a sparkling crown and being a princess in a beautiful and exotic country. For 21-year-old Meg Hintzen of Carlos,...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
2012 dairy princesses crowned
The crowning of the 2012 Douglas County Dairy Princesses was held on Sunday, April 29 in Alexandria. The competition is sponsored by the dairy...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 26, 2011
Dairy co-op members to share $10 million
NEW ULM, Minn. -- The dairy farmer-owners of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) will share $10 million in equity payments this year. The cash will be paid to individuals based on the amount of milk they marketed through AMPI. In November, $6.5 million of members' capital retain...
December 26, 2011 - 10:20am