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Investigators identify man accused of shooting Minnesota officer with arrow
UPDATE: More details emerge in arrow shooting: Suspect is from Osakis/Alexandria area
Suspect shoots deputy with arrow in Sauk Centre
Driver going 130 mph with teen passenger arrested
Water-quality testing results show good news for Todd County
Cross country: Grove breaks own record to lead Osakis
Girls tennis: Silverstreaks power past Braves 6-1
Football scores from Friday, Sept. 14
Football: Backes, Osakis rout Benson, 56-8
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 14
Football: Warriors spoil Osakis’ home opener
Community Calendar - October 28-30, 2015
Community Calendar - August 12, 2015
Robert "Bob" Ferris
Norma R. Larson
Norma R. Larson
Lorraine "Ivy" Nomeland
This Guy's 70!
Bob and Marlys Ferris
Remember When, 1918: Citizens warned about wasting gas
Osakis Voices: Todd County hires coordinator
Osakis Voices: The purpose of planning and zoning
Remember When, 2008: Enger brothers sign books
Osakis Voices: A closer look into education funding
Take a spin on the trail -- for free
Forum Communications names vice president of newspaper operations
State looking into dicamba damage
Two conservation options for landowners
Not all land zoned for livestock
hires and promotions
on the street
October 18, 2017
Farmers beating buffer deadline
Many farmers in Douglas County didn't like how the state's new buffer law came to be. They felt left out of the process and were frustrated when...
October 18, 2017 - 10:30am
October 16, 2017
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed a new Palmer amaranth infestation in a conservation planting — this time in Todd...
October 16, 2017 - 7:41pm
September 27, 2017
Deadline to report fall-seeded crops is Nov. 15
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Steve Frericks, director of the Douglas County Farm Service Agency.
September 27, 2017 - 10:15am
August 16, 2017
Letter: Advice for transferring your farm
To the editor: Are you one of the many farmers without an identified farm successor? Purdue University says that's around 75 percent, and about half expect nonfamily members to take over. A gradual shift of responsibilities and ownership, plus an extended mentoring period, can help...
August 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 2, 2017
Letter: Farmers keep rural America vibrant
To the editor: When I think of farmers, veteran farmers in particular, I think of hard working and innovative men and women. I see their work in rows of fields covering the rural landscape, in rolling green pastures dotted with livestock, and on shelves in grocery stores. Farming...
August 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
Commentary: Keep strong safety net for farmers
By Gary Wertish, president of Minnesota Farmers Union, St. Paul As commodity prices remain low and rural economies struggle, farmers and rural citizens need a strong safety net to stay afloat until conditions improve.
August 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 26, 2017
Field days focus on goats, dairy
By Brenda Miller, University of Minnesota Extension The University of Minnesota Extension is excited to be offering two field days this summer; one for dairy goat producers and one for dairy cattle producers. These field days allow Extension to team up with successful dairy operations...
July 26, 2017 - 11:44am
Commentary: Strong farm bill is needed
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota A sugar beet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand...
July 26, 2017 - 9:38am
July 5, 2017
Letter: Legislature makes strides in agriculture
To the editor: With the conclusion of another legislative session, Minnesota AgriGrowth is grateful for the support from Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, in making strides on behalf of farmers and agribusinesses this session.
July 5, 2017 - 10:15am
June 28, 2017
Meeting addresses biodiesel mandate
By State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck A meeting of what's known as the Biodiesel Task Force was held in St. Paul recently at the Department of Agriculture. Additional chairs had to be brought into the conference room to accommodate all those in attendance. The reason for the meeting...
June 28, 2017 - 11:30am
April 12, 2017
Q and A about buffers
The buffer strip law in Minnesota has been a hot topic, but what exactly is it, why has it been so contentious and what's going on at the state and local level? Here is a guide to the controversial law. Q. What does the buffer strip law do?
April 12, 2017 - 6:21am
Progress on buffer law
Implementation of Minnesota's new buffer law is under way, and state conservation leaders say that landowners around the state are making good...
April 12, 2017 - 6:15am
March 15, 2017
LETTER: Agriculture is vital part of Douglas County
To the editor: National Ag Day is March 21. In honor of this, the staff at the Douglas County FSA office thanks all the farmers and ranchers that make agriculture such a vital part of Douglas County. Douglas County has a strong production ag economic presence, with producers reporting...
March 15, 2017 - 9:00am
February 20, 2017
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
PLAZA, N.D. — Durum always has been a big part of Keith Deutsch's life. Besides raising the crop, the 60-year-old Plaza, farmer promoted...
February 20, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2016
USDA announces applications available for conservation program
Editor's note: The following was submitted by Todd County USDA — NRCS. Starting in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will accept and process applications for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am