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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Volleyball: Osakis drops first in Prairie play
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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
June 10, 2011
Event pays tribute to dairy farms
The Douglas County American Dairy Association invites the public to celebrate local dairies and enjoy Lunch on the Farm on Saturday, June 11 at the Bill Dropik farm on Highway 27 between Alexandria and Nelson from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be tours of the dairy farm, free cheeseburgers...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am