We are more than a community newspaper. In addition to publishing the weekly Farmers Independent and Clearwater Shopper, the Farmers Publishing Company also provides full service printing and office supplies.  Read more …


Monday – Friday

8 am – 5 pm


(218) 694-6265

Fax (218) 694-6015

Office location:

102 N Main Ave

Bagley, MN 56621


4 pm on Mondays for News Articles, Advertisements & Obituaries

Mailing address:

PO Box 130

Bagley, MN 56621

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Bagley City-Wide Rummage Sale, sponsored by the Bagley Area Chamber

The Bagley Area Chamber is coordinating the annual City-wide rummage sale again this year. The date will be Saturday, June 4. Registration is open now and a registration packet will be available to pick up at the Farmers Independent (registrants will be notified by email when the packets are ready to pick up).

Package Shipping Survey

Farmers Publishing Co. is considering offering package shipping with FedEx, UPS, and Spee-Dee Delivery as a service to our customers. Your participation in the survey will help us determine if there would be enough demand for this service.  Thank You!

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Career Exploring for High School Students

Farmers Publishing Co. will be starting a career exploring program for youth in grades 9-12 this fall. The program will focus on careers in communication but will include other fields based on student interest. Download the fact sheet for more details.