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County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
on the street
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
Brandon farm fined for feedlot violations
A Brandon farm was one of 52 entities in 32 counties that received penalties from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) during the second quarter of 2015. The Joe Wagner Farm of Brandon was fined $12,000 for feedlot violations. Penalties from all 52 cases for the quarter...
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Roers family honored as 2014 Farm Family of the Year
The Kevin and Ellen Roers family of Garfield was recently honored by the University of Minnesota as the 2014 Farm Family of the Year for Douglas...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 31, 2013
Organic Crop Improvement Association meeting set
The Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) Minnesota Chapter #1 will hold an educational meeting on Friday, August 9 at Douglas County Public Works Building, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria. This meeting is free and open to the public. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
'Is Farming Your Future?' workshop offered in St. Cloud
Are you trying to figure out if a farming career is right for you? The Land Stewardship Project's Farm Beginnings program is offering a "Farm Dreams" workshop Sunday, April 14, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., at Good Earth Food Co-op in St. Cloud. The registration fee is $20 for Land Stewardship...
March 30, 2013 - 9:08am
March 28, 2013
Franken meets with farmers on need to pass five-year Farm Bill
Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told a group of more than 60 farmers, ranchers, and farm leaders in Mankato that he will continue to press to enact a five-year Farm Bill as soon as possible. Thursday's meeting in Mankato at the Minnesota Soybean Growers Headquarters was...
March 28, 2013 - 3:30pm
January 2, 2013
Owner of organic farm gets big honor
Gary Brever was named the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer by the Minnesota Jaycees for his work in advancing the agricultural career, soil and...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Farming classes to be offered in Glenwood starting in January
A two-part Farming for Soil Health: Setting the Foundation for Success and Profitability class will be offered this winter in Glenwood. The first part of the class will be held January 15-17 and the second part is February 5-6. All sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Central...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Ethanol industry pumps estimated $5 billion into state's economy
Minnesota's ethanol industry generated more than $5 billion in total economic activity in 2011 and supported more than 12,600 jobs, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). The state's 21 ethanol plants have the capacity to produce 1.1 billion...
October 14, 2012 - 12:43pm
September 17, 2012
Pasture Profitability Field Day planned near Wadena
The Sustainable Farming Association (SFA) has three grazing-focused workshops coming up in the next month or so, continuing its commitment to grass-fed livestock production. The first is a Pasture Profitability Field Day at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 29 near Wadena, where attendees will tour...
September 17, 2012 - 2:17pm
September 5, 2012
Fluorescent T-shirts and a giant corn cob: What was the deal with the fair's flash mob?
Driving through Douglas County in the late summer and early fall is like cruising through a John Deere calendar. Why then does farming take a...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Interest in farm to school builds as documentary is shown across Minnesota
A new documentary titled "Farm to School: Growing Our Future" showcases Minnesota success stories, as well as challenges that stunt the growth of farm to school. The documentary is sparking new conversations about growing farm to school partnerships. People who attended screenings...
April 15, 2012 - 12:11pm
February 26, 2011
Sustainable farming expert to speak in Fergus Falls Thursday
Renowned sustainable farmer Joel Salatin will speak at Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls on Thursday, March 3. Salatin is the proprietor of Polyface Farm, a family-run beyond organic, local-market farm in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. His farming practices...
February 26, 2011 - 1:14am