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Otter Tail County woman gets quite the morning surprise when a deer enters her home
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Five things to know about MNsure
Runic Tour success earns award
Pampering and presentations featured at Women's Showcase
B-E football: Last-minute field goal downs Chargers at Renville
Area football scores from Thursday, October 8
Osakis football: Pair of picks highlight 28-20 finale win
Alex football: Cards win with plenty on the line at St. Cloud Tech
28 teams in Geneva Parent/Child Golf Tourney
Lake Mary Troopers donate baby quilt
Building on a tradition
Faith at Work Lunch features Michael Solberg
Award ceremony to be held for local teen
Fall mission festival features missionary speaker
Engaged - Goellner and Hoium
Engaged - Becker and Sward
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
New life in the fall
From the stand
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
Thomas Rupert, 63
Cheri Tomford, 57
Bryan Kruchten, 33
Christel Guiles, 103
Ben DeLong, 59
It's Our Turn: Big Ten's Wild West
AN ECHO PRESS EDITORIAL: School shooting shouldn't be shrugged off
Letter - Why did gas prices in town go up?
COMMENTARY: Prevent illegal spills to our water
Letter: Move library to north Broadway
Minnesota gardening calendars available
Bones are bad in potato pro-duction
Gardening Tips: Plant now for a beautiful garden
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
New store gives support to breast cancer causes
Operation Round Up grants announced
Douglas County Car Care Program receives $50,000 grant
Voyager Industries acquires Bear Track Products
Greater Minnesota job training grants available
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 18, 2013
U of M Extension launches websites for forage shortage, late planting issues
University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available for those with questions related to a continuing forage shortage and late planting issues. Reports of winter injury and winterkill of alfalfa continue to intensify across parts of southern Minnesota, contributing...
May 18, 2013 - 4:16pm
April 26, 2013
VIDEO: Late spring packs a punch
It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but it was only a year ago that most of Minnesota was soaking in the sun during a beautiful...
News / school / sports
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Growing Green: Why do you want to plant a garden?
The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is, "Why do I want a garden?" Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won't grow but hostas and ferns would. Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother's cottage garden, full of color and texture.
country / gardening
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Conservation district can help with tree planting projects
Tree plantings can provide a number of different benefits from energy conservation, reducing snow delivery to roadways, providing wildlife habitat, aesthetics, farmstead protection from wind and snow, forestry production, reducing soil erosion by wind, stream bank protection and buffering...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Trees planted near speedway
A joint effort by the Douglas County Fair Board, Viking Speedway, Klimek's Tree Service and Klimek Brothers Well Drilling resulted in a row of...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
The best tway to water a tree
Planting has been very challenging this season. The excessive warmth of Memorial Day weekend, the relatively low humidity, and the windy weather has damaged many young transplants. A spot of well placed water (or sustained sprinkler action) has retrieved many plants from the brink...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Help reduce hunger: Plant an Extra Row
It is that time again; individuals and families are tending to their gardens and getting them ready for the growing season. If you would like an opportunity to give back to your community, consider the fun, affordable option to "Plant an Extra Row" and help United Way reduce hunger...
gardening / News
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Designing gardens around trees
I have had many questions this week regarding planting gardens around trees. The deep shade under many trees prohibits grass from growing, leaving unsightly bare patches and exposed roots. Many of you prefer something other than this "eyesore," and hope to plant shade plants where...
farm / gardening
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
A 'tree-mendous' Friday
Last Friday was a "tree-mendous" day in Alexandria. It was Arbor Day and at least three different groups were busy planting trees. At Noonan...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Advice for gardeners: Not yet
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Well, right now, gardens shouldn't be growing - at least not tender, annual plants like...
gardening / News
April 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Planting a green welcome
Volunteers worked with city and state workers to plant approximately 700 trees, shrubs and other plants near the new "Welcome to Alexandria"...
June 26, 2009 - 12:05am
May 16, 2009
Highway right of way is off limits for planting
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reminds farmers to use safe practices when planting or mowing crops in highway rights of way. Planting crops within rights of way is illegal because as crops grow higher and fuller they can block motorists' vision and create other...
farm / News
May 16, 2009 - 10:47am