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Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Students can earn credits, use release time at NCA
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
Matthew W. Lepak
Arland E. Hirman
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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On The Street
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
July 24, 2015
La Ferme featured on TV
Show promotes restaurant, farmer partnerships
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am