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Nativity comes alive
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Sports roundup from Friday, Dec. 2
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 3
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
Alyce L. Hanson
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 7, 2016
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
When the initial buffer law to help protect Minnesota waterways was first presented and signed by Gov. Mark Dayton in June 2015, Evansville farmer...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 19, 2016
Smell tops list of concerns about proposed feedlot
Smell was the number one issue residents have with the proposed expansion of a beef facility located along Douglas County Road 7 NW near Millerville....
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
April 27, 2016
Pro Ag Show Clinic spotlights livestock
A sizable crowd was present at the Pro Ag Show Clinic on Tuesday, April 19 at the Country Store in Alexandria. The clinic included presentations...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
Share comments on buffer, soil loss programs
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is charged with overseeing program implementation of the buffer law. The agency is currently seeking public comments on key components of its Buffer and Excessive Soil Loss programs. The requests for comments and supporting documents...
April 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 17, 2016
A look into farming 80 years ago
A look back at farming 60, 70 and 80 years ago was on display at Viking Plaza in Alexandria over the weekend. The Pioneer Power Club of Alexandria...
April 17, 2016 - 7:20pm
Buffer change passes committee
By Forum News Service Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe's bill to extend until 2025 the...
March 17, 2016 - 10:00am
March 9, 2016
Farmers will be able to see buffer maps soon
Minnesota landowners are supposed to have access to maps showing where they need to install buffer strips by July 1, but questions, distrust...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Down-and-dirty lessons about soil science
A class at the Midwest Soil Health Summit in Alexandria Wednesday tried to dispel a couple of myths. First, it doesn't take millions of years...
February 19, 2016 - 9:46am
February 18, 2016
Farmers face troubling times ahead
Farmers are facing troubling times ahead with rising land values triggering higher property tax bills. At the same time, their income levels...
February 18, 2016 - 7:59am
February 13, 2016
New technology addresses chemical spray drift
By Jonathan Knutson, Agweek Staff Writer Chemical spray drift is a growing concern for farmers and society in general. But new tools can help...
February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2016
Buy, sell or wait? Cattle industry copes with volatility
By Mikkel Pates, Forum News Service PERHAM, Minn. -- Mitch Barthel helps his cattlemen customers peer through a marketing windshield that is...
January 16, 2016 - 9:00am
January 6, 2016
Midwest Soil Health Summit is Feb. 17-18 in Alexandria
The Sustainable Farming Association's (SFA) Midwest Soil Health Summit is set for Feb. 17-18 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. The summit features soil health experts and farm leaders for two days of education and farmer networking, all geared at improving soil...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Put your innovative farming ideas to the test
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) announced a new round of funding for the Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program. This program provides small grants to test ideas that could conserve natural resources, enhance profitability and improve life on the farm....
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Area farmers experiment with interseeding
Field day explores farms in Brandon, Garfield
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
July 31, 2015
Farmers speak out against new water rules
Overflow crowd gives legislators, DNR an earful
July 31, 2015 - 11:17am