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Chamber welcomes four new members
More than Medicare
Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
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
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
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Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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April 21, 2018
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
A large scale farmer in the Stephen, Minnesota area, has gone out of business, leaving lots of debt behind. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV...
April 21, 2018 - 8:30am
April 18, 2018
Spring brings excitement, optimism
The sights and smells of spring combined with longer days brings excitement and optimism for me as I prepare for my own spring planting. In my younger years, I would never have thought that the smell of fresh-cut hay, newly-tilled earth or even a cleaned-out cattle yard would be...
April 18, 2018 - 9:13am
April 14, 2018
AgweekTV: Combatting farmer suicide
Farm groups and mental health professionals are concerned over the high suicide rate among farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
April 14, 2018 - 8:30am
April 11, 2018
Little bean, big stress: Chinese soybean tariff worries local farmers
The threat of Chinese tariffs against U.S. soybeans might not be so bad for Douglas County farmers if only the weather weren't so darn cold....
April 11, 2018 - 12:45pm
Dairy producers say changes not enough
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun releasing details about changes to a federal dairy insurance program that has been widely derided by dairy producers — but some Douglas County dairies say the changes leave them underwhelmed. "It really doesn't sound like it changed...
April 11, 2018 - 8:44am
April 7, 2018
AgweekTV: Cold Calving
Wintry spring weather makes calving tougher. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's...
April 7, 2018 - 8:30am
March 31, 2018
AgweekTV: From Beans to Bars
A Fergus Falls couple makes award-winning artisanal chocolate from beans grown around the world. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
March 31, 2018 - 8:30am
March 24, 2018
AgweekTV: New barn for healthy pigs
Fairview Colony strives for antibiotic-free pigs with its state-of-the-art facility. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the...
March 24, 2018 - 8:30am
March 17, 2018
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Farmers have to put up with a lot of very loud noise in their work, and over the years it takes a toll on their hearing. Watch the full episode...
March 17, 2018 - 8:30am
March 14, 2018
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
March weather has certainly decided to come into Minnesota like a lion. Let's hope it exits like a lamb. Producers who come into the office are reporting deep frost and concerns about forage crops as well as fall seeded crops like rye or winter wheat. This is a result of exposure...
March 14, 2018 - 2:19pm
March 10, 2018
AgweekTV: ND Ag Tech Pioneer
Lanny Faleide has used technology to help farmers improve their bottom line for more than 24 years. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
March 10, 2018 - 8:30am
March 3, 2018
AgweekTV: Fighting Rural Opioid Abuse
North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp's plan to curb opioid abuse in rural North Dakota. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the...
March 3, 2018 - 8:30am
February 26, 2018
A farm girl in Forada: Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
Whitney Olson is a farm girl through and through and has been involved in 4-H since she was in third grade. Just last month, she competed and...
February 26, 2018 - 7:23am
February 24, 2018
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
How the new tax reform law may benefit farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with WDAY's...
February 24, 2018 - 8:30am
February 22, 2018
Conservation plan pays farmers
Farmers who wish to sign up for a federal program that pays them to use conservation practices need to apply by Friday, March 2. The Conservation Stewardship Program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture pays farmers to use cover crops, buffer strips and ecologically-based pest...
February 22, 2018 - 8:40am