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3 dead, another injured in shooting inside Minneapolis apartment
Franson to host health care meeting
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 29
Football: Minnewaska holds off Sauk for first victory
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 1
Football: Osakis gets going late in emotional homecoming win
Football: Chargers' "two-headed monster" strikes again in rout of Mustangs
Boys soccer: Cards shut out Otters to snap skid
FAITH COLUMN: Show kindness to everyone
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to speak at Calvary
Homecoming festivities under way w/ video
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
See Sweetwater Revival in concert
Births - Sept. 30, 2016
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
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
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
Donald "Peaches" Nels Person
Carmen A. Sjoberg Parmeter
LETTER: Let your voices be heard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Coming out of the closets
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
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
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
Impact Alexandria features motivational speaker Mel Robbins
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
hires and promotions
On The Street
Farm Service Agency
June 22, 2016
Producers should file crop certification report
In order to comply with Farm Service Agency (FSA) program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Douglas County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline. Certifying now will help avoid lines and wait time later....
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
USDA unveils improvement to Streamline Crop Reporting
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that farmers and ranchers filing crop acreage reports with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and participating insurance providers approved by the Risk Management Agency (RMA) now can provide the common information from their acreage...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
The constant hum of the motor from my four-wheel-drive tractor and the late night radio programs at 1 a.m. entertained me as I prepared fields for planting the next morning. I find myself with a smirk on my face reflecting upon what brings a person to go to such measures. Farming...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
February 24, 2016
'We have 40 chances'
Billionaire Investor Warren Buffet's middle son Howard is a farmer and as a farmer he has heard the saying that I, as a fellow farmer, have often heard: We have 40 chances. Howard and his son Howard have written a book entitled 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World. The premise...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Know your farmer, know your food
USDA offers interactive website
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency recently announced that nearly 2,700 applicants will begin receiving disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses experienced from October...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Farm Service Agency office gets new boss
Douglas, Pope county offices share director
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
January 16, 2011
Farm Service Agency works to reduce fraud, abuse
Linda Hennen, executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Minnesota, used the release of a final rule that targets fraud and abuse of farm programs to join FSA Administrator Jonathan Coppess and state her commitment to accuracy. At issue has been the dispersal of payments...
January 16, 2011 - 11:07am
July 2, 2010
Nominations sought for Farm Service Agency committee
The election of agricultural producers to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee is important to all farmers, whether beginning or long established, with large or small operations. It is important that every eligible producer participate in these elections because the county...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Farm Service Agency county committee elections under way
Linda Hennen, executive director of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency in Minnesota, announced that the 2009 FSA county committee election ballots have been mailed to eligible voters. Ballots must be returned to local FSA offices by December...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
Non-insured Assistance Program deadlines September 30
The Non-Insured Assistance Program (NAP) is a program administered by the Farm Service Agency that provides for weather related loss protection for crops where conventional (Multi-Peril) crop insurance is not available. Eligible crops include fruits and vegetables, mushrooms, floriculture,...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am