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Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
New London man to serve eight years for meth sale
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farmers and ranchers need to take out sentiment and emotion to make sound financial decisions, relying instead on discipline and sound tools, two extension specialists say. "There's probably more emotion in farming than other business. But it is a business,...
1 hour 54 min ago
December 8, 2016
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
BLOOMINGTON — Several area cattlemen were elected to leadership roles in the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association during the 2016 Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention last weekend in Bloomington. Jim Wulf, of Starbuck, was elected as the Cow/Calf Council Chairman and Grant...
December 8, 2016 - 7:57am
December 6, 2016
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
KERKHOVEN — Firefighters from at five area fire departments worked together Tuesday afternoon in bitter cold temperatures and blowing...
December 6, 2016 - 5:58pm
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
KERKHOVEN — Riverview Dairy LLP of Morris is proposing to construct a fourth large dairy farm west of Willmar. Louriston Dairy is proposed...
December 6, 2016 - 7:47am
December 4, 2016
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Ridgewater College held the fifth Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase Friday in the gymnasium at the college. Roughly 48 booths were at the...
December 4, 2016 - 2:56pm
December 3, 2016
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
Meteorologist Daryl Ritchison Interim Director with the North Dakota Ag Weather Network looks ahead at the long range forecast. Find out what...
December 3, 2016 - 8:30am
December 1, 2016
Higher yields don't offset plummeting farm income, report says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Despite record yields in much of the Midwest, U.S. farmers are expected to make less money this year than in 2015,...
December 1, 2016 - 7:28am
November 28, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability...
November 28, 2016 - 6:06am
November 26, 2016
AgweekTV: Flax power
We caught up Golden Valley Flax from Park River, North Dakota. They raise several different kinds of crops. But they do something a little extra...
November 26, 2016 - 8:30am
November 22, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store shares bonus with employees
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees are going into the holidays with plenty of cheer. The company announced on Tuesday that a record...
November 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
Gauging the health of agriculture
WILLMAR — A survey that will gauge the current health and provide a glimpse of the future growth of agriculture in Kandiyohi County will...
November 22, 2016 - 6:07am
November 21, 2016
MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Swift County
HOLLOWAY — Public comments are being sought on a proposed hog farm in Swift County that is planning to double in size. Spring Valley Farms plans to add a second, 2,100-head finishing barn at The Pit Stop farm for a total of 4,200 head. The farm is located in Section 4 of Fairfield...
November 21, 2016 - 5:47am
November 19, 2016
Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall
CHICAGO — U.S. consumers can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year as supplies...
November 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
AgweekTV: An unlikely pet at one North Dakota ranch
It's not every day you get to pet a real, live buffalo. But there's a rancher near New Rockford, North Dakota that has a tame bison on his ranch....
November 19, 2016 - 8:30am
November 14, 2016
AgweekTV: Rumors swirl around low-profile, big-time St. Thomas farmer
He's one of the biggest farmers in the region. but you might not have ever heard of him, or even know what he looks like. Ron McMartin Jr. keeps...
November 14, 2016 - 9:28am