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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Labor Day to Memorial Day

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Summer Hours

Memorial Day to Labor Day

Monday – Friday

8 am – 4 pm


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Mailing address:

PO Box 130

Bagley, MN 56621

Office location:

102 N Main Ave

Bagley, MN 56621

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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.