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Labor Day to Memorial Day

Monday – Friday

9 am – 5 pm

(This is our current schedule)

Summer Hours

Memorial Day to Labor Day

Monday – Friday

8 am – 4 pm


4 pm on Mondays for both the Farmers Independent and Clearwater Shopper


(218) 694-6265

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Office location:

102 N Main Ave

Bagley, MN 56621

Mailing address:

PO Box 130

Bagley, MN 56621

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Above is  the front page of the July 26 edition of the Farmers Independent. Click on the image above to open a pdf version of the newspaper. This is the online version and you can get a subscription for only $25 for the entire year by clicking on the red “subscribe” button below.

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  • 2 West Express, Solway
  • Ace Hardware, Bagley
  • Bagley Co-op (Station)
  • Bagley Co-op (C-store)
  • Bagley Liquor Store
  • Bakken’s Market, Clearbrook
  • Farmers Independent, Bagley
  • Galen’s Fresh Foods, Bagley
  • Kubiak’s Family Foods, Bagley
  • Northdale Oil (Y92), Clearbrook
  • Northern Bait & Convenience, Gonvick
  • Orton’s, Bagley
  • Roy Lake Store
  • Thrifty White Pharmacy, Bagley
  • Westside Express, Bagley

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 …

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