Welcome to our new website!

Use the menu at the top right of each page to navigate around the site. We have extra features on this site that you won’t see in the newspaper:

  • Breaking News – articles about topics that happen during the week and may not be timely for the next print edition of the paper.
  • Lifestyle – articles about food, family and projects to do around the house.
  • Community Calendar – dates, times and locations for events happening in the community. If you would like to add a community event to the calendar, click here.
  • Photos – extra photos that we have taken that might not have made it into the print edition of the paper.
Known issue with logging in

Some subscribers have had issues logging in to access the online version of the newspaper. Until we are able fix the issue, you will not need to log in to access restricted content.

Big Buck$ for Big Deer Contest

Areas businesses have partnered with the Farmers Independent to conduct a big deer contest this year.

About Us

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

Office location:

102 N Main Ave

Bagley, MN 56621


(218) 694-6265

Fax (218) 694-6015


4 pm on Mondays for News Articles, Advertisements & Obituaries

Mailing address:

PO Box 130

Bagley, MN 56621

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