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NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
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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
November 1, 2013
Good Samaritan Society to close Hoffman location
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society will close its rehabilitation and skilled care facility in Hoffman on or around December 6, 2013. Bill Brewer, administrator for the facilities in Glenwood and Hoffman, said that the Hoffman center has several challenges that make...
November 1, 2013 - 9:20am