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Beer at fair gets approved
UPDATE: Home up in smoke on Lake Mary
Law enforcement blotter: July 24-26, 2015
Water main breaks at The Senator
Blue Anchors: Alexandria talking playoffs but falls late against Mankato
Legion baseball: Alex runs table to win sub-state title
Viking Speedway: Feature winners for July 25
Blue Anchors baseball: Duluth hands Alex second straight loss
Alex Legion plays for Sub-state 14 title today
Get'cha head in the game
‘Ring of Fire’
4-H camp is ‘out of this world’
Hagen, Larson are Merit Scholarship winners
Everyday Gourmet: Watermelon pumps up flavor
Engaged - Stewart and Henkel
Engaged - Anderson and Sullivan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through July 14, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through July 8, 2015
Engaged - Wuth and Peterson
Weeds, weeds, everywhere weeds
DNR Question of the week
DNR: Apply for mentored youth waterfowl hunts
A lifetime in archery leads to many accolades
Deep spinning for more walleye
Memorial Service - Orlyn Dosdall, 91
Funeral - Lloyd Floding, 84
Funeral - Gary Fiala, 70
Funeral - Michael Hanson, 53
Funeral - Joseph Gaffaney, 33
It's Our Turn: My top 10 favorite things
Working organs being sold for ‘research’
Minnesota benefits from new budget laws
Observations from the archives, 2005: Carlos Creek Winery designated as viticultural area
In the Know: What is going on in Alexandria?
A family legacy
Farmers, ranchers can apply for conservation assistance
New ‘buffer zone’ plan for farmers begins
Leaves of three, let it be!
Dairy farmers can enroll for margin coverage
JLG Architects earns accolades
Voyager Industries commits to safety
Diamond Buick GMC given Mark of Excellence
REA Operation Round Up grants awarded
ATCC receives skills grant
Hires and Promotions
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UPDATE: Home up in smoke on Lake Mary
June 4, 2014
2014 deadlines for livestock disaster aid announced
Minnesota livestock producers can submit notices of animal loss and apply for payment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) disaster programs. They were reinstated with the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill. Funding is retroactive and covers some losses back...
country / farm
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
April 10, 2013
Tax deadline is only days away
The April 15 filing deadline is approaching. The Minnesota Department of Revenue encourages individual taxpayers to electronically file (e-file) tax returns to ensure accuracy and a faster refund. "Electronic filing is the best way to reduce errors in your return," said assistant...
News / state
April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Deadline approaches to apply for Organic Advisory Task Force
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds residents that the deadline to apply for the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force (OATF) is June 26. The OATF advises the commissioner of agriculture and the University of Minnesota about policies and programs that will improve...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Deadline approaches for three Farm Service Agency programs
Douglas County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Jay K. Backowski, reminds producers that the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline is for Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Sign-up deadline nears for conservation program
Douglas County land-owners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office, but the deadline for getting signed up for the second CSP ranking period is quickly approaching. According to...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Deadline for late tax filers nears: October 15 is the last day to file without penalties
The October 15 deadline is fast approaching for millions of taxpayers who requested a six-month extension to file their 2008 tax returns. It's also the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with assets in previously undisclosed offshore financial accounts. In most...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Have you filed for your economic stimulus check?
The October 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return and receive an economic stimulus payment this year is fast approaching.
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Stimulus payment deadline nears
People must file a 2007 tax return by October 15 in order to receive the economic stimulus payment this year, even if they normally do not file because their income is too low or not taxable. The Internal Revenue Service, which is still issuing economic stimulus payments, has identified...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Deadline approaching for non-profits to apply for new reduced classification rate
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding the non-profit community of the September 1, 2008 deadline to apply for classification for the 2008 property tax assessment. Taxable non-profit community service organizations are now classified a number of different ways, depending...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am