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Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Oct. 25
Roundabout, water for beach bathhouse among county board actions
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
A fast start: Mountain biking club finds success in first season
Alex Horseshoe League hands out 2016 awards
Benson: Heavy at the top, but opportunity awaits at NBA playoff fringe
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
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FARGO FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
February 24, 2016
Advancing Farm to Institution in Minnesota
Getting Minnesota apples, tomatoes and other locally grown foods on the menus of schools and other institutions such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and child care centers requires cross-sector partnerships, community support and relationship building. To help strengthen these...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 10, 2016
Annual survey relies on farmers' participation
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages farmers to take part in its annual pesticide and fertilizer use survey. The 2016 survey is directed at corn producers and hay growers. The data helps the MDA track the use of agricultural chemicals on Minnesota farms and provides...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
$350 million available to protect, restore land
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that $350 million is available to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The funding is provided through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which protects...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
ASK A TROOPER: Should farm animals be penned securely?
Question: My neighbor has cattle and horses, and it seems like they are always getting out of their fences and many times out onto the road. Isn’t there some kind of law requiring animals to be kept a little more secure than that? Can he get into trouble with the law or get sued? Answer:...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Interactive online map displays farm conservation efforts
Have you ever wondered why farmers leave a wide strip of lush green grasses in certain sections of their corn fields?
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
April 20, 2015
AgweekTV: Minnesota farmer adds value to his grain by opening distillery
Stay connected with the latest in Ag news with Agweek's Shawna Olson.
April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
July 2, 2014
County sued over feedlot variance
A farm in Evansville Township that raises beef cattle has filed a lawsuit against the Douglas County Board of Adjustment and Planning Advisory Commission. The complaint by Prairie Lakes Farm (PLF) alleges that the board relied on “inaccurate and unsupported assertions, improper...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Feedlot raises concern in Evansville Township
It would be located near Chippewa River
April 4, 2014 - 9:07am
January 21, 2014
McNamar authors bill to repeal farm equipment tax
State Representative Jay McNamar (DFL-Elbow Lake) has introduced several bills to repeal new sales taxes on agricultural and manufacturing machinery repairs. McNamar said that providing tax relief to Minnesota farmers is a top priority for him during the upcoming legislative session. “After...
January 21, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2013
2012 was profitable year for organic farmers
Despite flooding and drought, organic farmers in Minnesota had a profitable year in 2012, according to a new report released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Average and median net farm income for both crop and dairy farms were up substantially, although there was...
September 11, 2013 - 9:00am
August 16, 2013
Farmers have many reasons not to cry about farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Outside the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Farmfest tent, a sign urged people to go inside and send an e-mail to U.S.
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 8, 2013
Franson comments on special session to repeal farm tax
ST. PAUL - State Representative Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, released the following statement on Governor Dayton and the DFL leadership call to repeal the farm equipment repair tax during special session. "I'm encouraged to hear that Governor Dayton and Democrat legislators have...
August 8, 2013 - 3:36pm
Special session could dump ag tax
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month meets to appropriate money for disaster relief. Dayton told reporters after he spoke at Farmfest today that he and legislative leaders...
August 8, 2013 - 2:14pm
August 4, 2013
Farmer to address need for innovation to grow healthier food
How are farmers using innovation and technology to grow healthier food? What's the impact on our food, animal care and the environment? Those questions will be answered on Tuesday, August 6, at the regularly scheduled Long Prairie Rotary Club meeting.
August 4, 2013 - 3:11pm
July 31, 2013
Holmes City Farmers' Market puts the 'unity' in community
In a fabled time, when food was scarce one man fed a village. As the story goes, curious townsfolk approached the man and asked what he was...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am