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April 20, 2019
On The Street
April 20, 2019 - 10:32am
The Briefcase
April 20, 2019 - 10:28am
April 19, 2019
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Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
April 19, 2019 - 9:58am
April 17, 2019
Alexandria Area High School's Meats Team sizzled during a regional FFA competition and is heading to state after taking first place. The team (front row, from left): Abby Stark and Kallista Roers. (Back row): Will Burgess, Cody Drewes and Tyler Burgess. (Contributed)
Field Notes
April 17, 2019 - 6:09pm
April 16, 2019
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
April 16, 2019 - 8:33am
April 15, 2019
The interior of the old lumber yard building in Osakis has been completely renovated. (Contributed)
New business plaza in Osakis seeks tenants
April 15, 2019 - 11:54am
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Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
April 15, 2019 - 8:30am
April 12, 2019
The Briefcase
April 12, 2019 - 5:56pm
April 11, 2019
Paige and Rich Hardy parked their ice fishing house in a University of Minnesota Morris parking lot because Paige was on call at Stevens Community Medical Center during the blizzard. The couple lives in Chokio. Courtesy of Paige Hardy
On-call midwife stays in ice fishing house during blizzard
April 11, 2019 - 6:49pm
April 10, 2019
Field Notes
April 10, 2019 - 5:25pm
April 9, 2019
Lori Johnson feeds dairy cows before milking while grandson Bently, 4, pitches in. Farmers say an occupational perk is the ability to work alongside family and pass on their work ethic to a new generation. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Why farm? Area farmers offer plenty of reasons
April 9, 2019 - 7:53am
April 8, 2019
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Governor proposes $240M over two years for agriculture needs
April 8, 2019 - 2:50pm
David McArdle of Hoffman shows off the Kubota tractor he won last year. The tractor has allowed him to clear paths through the snow to the high tunnel, in the background, where he grows vegetables that he sells at farmers markets. (Contributed)
Hoffman man reaping benefits of new tractor
April 8, 2019 - 7:53am
April 7, 2019
The Briefcase
April 7, 2019 - 11:06am
April 5, 2019
Rancho Viejo Mexican Grill will be located in the building that last housed Wendy's in south Alexandria. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Mexican restaurant to open in south Alexandria
April 5, 2019 - 4:05pm