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Passion for Pokemon
Spot opens up on Alexandria School Board
Zebra mussels invade Lake Osakis
Alexandria mayor to lead state coalition of cities
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, July 27
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
David Kenneth Holm
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Carol Diane Jeffries
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Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 17, 2013
Minnesota Farm Bureau commemorates Food Awareness Month
Minnesota Farm Bureau is celebrating February as Food Awareness Month. Food Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to all things food - from the farmers who grow and raise our food, to food safety and availability. "Farm Bureau's Food Awareness Month is aimed at helping...
February 17, 2013 - 3:52pm
Sesquicentennial farm applications due April 1
Minnesota Farm Bureau's Sesquicentennial Farm program will honor Minnesota families who have owned their farms for at least 150 years. Since the Sesquicentennial Farm program began in 2008, more than 150 farms have been recognized. The Sesquicentennial Farm program recognizes family...
February 17, 2013 - 1:52pm
January 21, 2013
Sustainable farming conference offered in Fergus Falls
The Sustainable Farming Association central chapter's annual conference is coming on February 2, at 9:30 a.m. at Legacy Hall on the M-State campus in Fergus Falls. Gardeners, farmers, teachers, parents, everyone, is encouraged to come for these workshops and discussions on food and...
January 21, 2013 - 2:56pm
Farmers invited to help math, science programs in schools
For the second consecutive year, America's Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give Minnesota farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. Now until April 15, 2013, farmers can nominate a local public school district...
January 21, 2013 - 1:41pm
January 17, 2013
New farms, markets sought for state directory
Minnesota farmers and farmers markets that sell products directly to consumers are invited to purchase a listing in the new Minnesota Grown Directory. The cost for a listing in the 2013 directory is $40 and interested farmers and markets must sign up by February 15. Over 940 farms...
January 17, 2013 - 2:07pm
January 12, 2013
Farmland prices on the rise in Minnesota
As farmland prices around the state of Minnesota have continued to increase over the past 20 years, it has left many farmers wondering if and when the farmland bubble may burst. According to Steve Taff, economist with University of Minnesota Extension, farmland prices have been rising...
January 12, 2013 - 11:51am
January 6, 2013
Grants available for value-added agricultural enterprises
Minnesota agricultural producers and processors can now apply for grants to implement value added projects to their operations. A total of $700,000 in funding was made available through the Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation Program (AGRI), established by the legislature...
January 6, 2013 - 8:11am
January 5, 2013
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum hosts sustainable farming summit
Learn the latest research in sustainable farming - both rural and urban - and network with leaders in the movement at the Sustainable Agriculture Summit: Growing the Farmer to Farmer Network, set for Friday and Saturday, February 15-16, at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The conference...
January 5, 2013 - 3:30pm
Trade show support program helps food companies expand their markets
Minnesota food companies have an opportunity to economically expand their market reach with the assistance of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). The Agricultural Marketing and Development Division is offering food companies, and others who add value to agricultural products,...
January 5, 2013 - 3:09pm
January 3, 2013
Farm Bill deal a mixed bag, says Center for Rural Affairs
House and Senate Agriculture Committee leadership, along with other Congressional leaders, struck a last-minute deal Sunday to extend the Farm Bill for one year.
January 3, 2013 - 10:05am
December 13, 2012
Klobuchar calls for Farm Bill to be included in deficit reduction
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today called for the Farm Bill to be included in any end of the year deal on deficit reduction.
December 13, 2012 - 2:36pm
December 9, 2012
Farm Bureau determines focus areas for 2013
During a comprehensive discussion and debate on November 30, voting delegates at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation's (MFBF) 94th Annual Meeting adopted policy positions for 2013. At the MFBF Board of Directors meeting following the Annual Meeting, board members discussed the organization's...
December 9, 2012 - 1:12pm
November 29, 2012
Osakis man dies on farm
Osakis resident Douglas Rutten, 73, died Tuesday; he was found near a tractor at his farm. Originally, it was called in as a tractor accident, but the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) reported yesterday that it's not clear whether a medical issue led to Rutten falling before...
November 29, 2012 - 10:49am
November 20, 2012
What is a fair and profitable farm rental agreement?
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals are encouraged to attend an informative meeting on Thursday, November 29 at 2 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works Meeting Room, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria. This free meeting, one of many being offered across central and southern...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2012
Collin Peterson wants vote on Farm Bill next week
WASHINGTON - U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minnesota, today urged House Republican Leaders to bring the Agriculture Committee's bipartisan five-year farm bill to the floor for a vote next week. "The election is over so it's time to get to work....
November 8, 2012 - 12:14pm