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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
Sports schedule for Friday, April 20
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
LETTER: Autism affects one in 68 people
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
hires and promotions
on the street
February 1, 2018
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
Three barns and 22 calves were lost in a fire Wednesday night on a farm north of Kensington. The fire apparently started when a skid loader was...
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
December 11, 2017
Hoffman man injured in Grant County crash
A Hoffman man was injured in a crash late Sunday north of Elbow Lake in Grant County. A Minnesota State Patrol report said Malcolm Wesley Cabaniss-Smith,...
December 11, 2017 - 8:20am
October 27, 2017
Late start to corn harvest
Though rain is necessary for farmers to harvest a good crop, too much rain can also be problematic. According to Douglas County Farm Service...
October 27, 2017 - 7:52am
September 29, 2017
ProAg gains rail access with Hoffman merger
A merger with the Hoffman Cooperative Grain Association will provide the ProAg Farmers Cooperative its first facility with rail access. Danny...
September 29, 2017 - 1:35pm
September 28, 2017
Zebra mussels confirmed in Grant County's Elk Lake
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Elk Lake near Hoffman in Grant County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. The...
September 28, 2017 - 3:49pm
September 18, 2017
Glenwood woman, Hoffman man hurt in crash
A Glenwood woman and a Hoffman man were injured Saturday when the van they were in pulled out in front of a semi-truck in Stevens County, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
September 18, 2017 - 7:52am
August 21, 2017
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
When 10-year-old Noah Scherber planted four mammoth sunflower seeds outside his Hoffman home in early May, he didn't expect any of them to take....
August 21, 2017 - 6:51am
August 6, 2017
Updated: Hoffman rollover victim recovering
A 19-year-old Morris man who was injured in a rollover northeast of Hoffman early Saturday morning is recovering. At 4:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about the crash, which happened east of the Elk Lake Road SW/Sandy Hill Road SW intersection in...
August 6, 2017 - 3:52pm
June 16, 2017
Young farmers score victory at Legislature
A first-of-its-kind newly signed budget bill is a win-win for the future of farming in Minnesota. And it's thanks in part to Andrew Barsness,...
June 16, 2017 - 6:26am
The accidental farmer: Hoffman man embraces 'idyllic lifestyle'
After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college in Morris, but I...
June 16, 2017 - 6:24am
August 19, 2016
Update, w/correction: Crash near Hoffman causes injuries
The State Patrol has released more information about a two-vehicle crash near Hoffman that caused injuries Friday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, the broadside crash happened at the intersection of County Road 1 and State Highway 27 shortly before 3 p.m. between a Volkswagen...
August 19, 2016 - 7:33pm
August 12, 2016
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
After nearly 45 years of serving customers from all around Douglas County, Hoffman’s favorite homestyle restaurant is in different hands. Starting...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 1, 2014
Hoffman recognized as Minnesota GreenStep City for sustainability efforts
Muriel Krusemark, a member of the University of Minnesota, Morris Center for Small Towns (CST) advisory committee and a member of the Hoffman Economic Development Administration, has helped Hoffman become a Minnesota GreenStep City. The Minnesota GreenStep program challenges, assists,...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00am
December 31, 2013
Hoffman deals with loss of nursing home
55 jobs, hundreds of thousands of dollars in salaries are gone
December 31, 2013 - 12:42am
November 15, 2013
Holiday Expo to benefit Hoffman gym
The Hoffman Holiday Expo will be held Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John Kleinsasser Gym in Hoffman Square and Main Street Galleria in downtown Hoffman. Homemade caramel rolls will be served for $2 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Hoffman Senior Center.
November 15, 2013 - 8:26am