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Snow delays schools in area
Snow on the way, messy roads expected
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Orbit
Early returns: New players stepping up for Alex through two wins
Sports schedule for Tuesday, December 1
Nighthawk wrestling back in action
Lakers hang on in Staples
Youth looks to raise Laker wrestling program
Catnap apps far from purr-fect
Five tips for cleaning Thanksgiving spills
Alexandria Jaycees presents Jingle Bells Telethon
'Dashing Through the Snow'
Holiday ball: a touch of red
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BIRTHS - Through Nov. 23, 2015
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Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest up to more than 128,000
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
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Gerald H. Brockopp
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Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
ON THE JOB: Crystal Hoepner, Public Health Educator, Horizon Public Health, Alexandria
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Sanford employees get double bonuses
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August 19, 2015
Can you afford farmers markets?
A study examining the prices of produce found that the average price for a market basket of commonly purchased vegetables during peak growing...
country / agriculture
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Warmer weather welcomes farmers market season
Another farmers market season is under way in Minnesota. Even with the late start to spring, most markets in the southern to metro regions are now open for business, while those in northern Minnesota will be opening throughout the month of June. With the help of high tunnels, hoop...
country / gardening
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
September 19, 2012
Growing Green - Blossom drop impacts tomatoes, peppers, other plants
It's back to school time for our summer interns. You met the horticulture intern, Janelle Lanoue, through her informative news columns during June, July and August. She was a great help to me and many local residents with her informative news columns and her assistance in identifying...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
What's wrong with my plant?
This summer's weather has been so strange: hot and dry, cool and wet, and every combination in between. Vegetable gardens have been enjoying the moisture and warm weather, but so have many leaf spot pathogens. If you are seeing unusual leaves in your vegetable bed, here's a quick...
farm / gardening
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
A bumper crop of goodness
They're called "community gardens." And at two local schools, they're producing a bumper crop of goodness - excited students, a new way of learning,...
Food / News / school
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
From apples to zucchini, farmers market offers it fresh
Buying and eating locally - the benefits are endless. Not to mention tasty. The Alexandria Farmers Market, located in Big Ole Park at Broadway...
Food / News
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 16, 2010
10 steps to successful vegetable gardening
The friendly voice of St. Louis County Extension Educator Bob Olen is a familiar one to gardeners across the Northland. If they don't tune into him on into him on KDAL-AM radio every Wednesday, they've probably seen him on PBS Channel 8. Or they've attended one of his many conferences...
May 16, 2010 - 10:20am
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