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February 24, 2012
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., anhydrous ammonia project receives major state grant
WILLMAR -- The West Central Renewable Ammonia Development LLC has been awarded a major state grant -- for $450,000 -- to help take a proposed biomass-into-anhydrous-ammonia project to the next stage. The grant award was announced Thursday by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 23, 2012
Anhydrous ammonia project in Kandiyohi County, Minn., awarded major state grant
WILLMAR -- The West Central Renewable Ammonia Development LLC has been awarded a $450,000 state grant to help take the project into its next phase. The grant award was announced today by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission.
news / local / region
February 23, 2012 - 12:24pm
September 17, 2011
Use caution when handling, applying anhydrous ammonia this fall
ST. PAUL -- As farmers around the state ramp up field work in the coming weeks, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is urging them to take precautions when handling, transporting or using anhydrous ammonia. Anhydrous ammonia (also known by the chemical abbreviation NH3) is a...
September 17, 2011 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
At least 40 treated for ammonia spill injuries
RANDOLPH, Minn. (AP) -- At least 40 people have been treated at hospitals following an ammonia spill that evacuated a small city in eastern Minnesota. Cannon Falls Medical Center says most of the 19 people treated there will be released today. Twenty-one patients were treated at...
news / state
December 8, 2010 - 1:55pm
October 19, 2010
Ammonia leak prompts evacuation in Morris
MORRIS, Minn. - A farming accident caused up to 600 gallons of anhydrous ammonia to be spilled here Monday night, prompting authorities to evacuate a portion of the community. According to Morris Police Chief Jim Beauregard, a farmer reported about 10 p.m. that while he was applying...
news / region
October 19, 2010 - 10:07am
October 14, 2010
Producing anhydrous ammonia locally may fix ag costs
WILLMAR -- Last year, when the price of anhydrous ammonia soared to more than $1,000 a ton, crop farmers staggered under the high price of the popular nitrogen fertilizer. This year the cost is about half that, but because anhydrous ammonia is made from natural gas, the price will...
news / local
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
August 21, 2010
Montevideo Council to consider anhydrous project again
MONTEVIDEO -- The Montevideo City Council has scheduled a public hearing at its next meeting Sept. 7 to consider a new plan for a conditional use permit for an expanded anhydrous ammonia storage facility. Council members set the hearing Monday, according to City Manager Steve Jones. A...
August 21, 2010 - 12:36am
November 17, 2009
Rosemount ammonia leak victims are identified
ROSEMOUNT - Police have released the name of a trucker from Oklahoma who died at CF Industries after being exposed to anhydrous ammonia. Robert Larry Shue, 31, of Kingfisher OK. died after a connection problem led to the leak. Another Oklamhoma man Roy Thomas Taylor, 56, of Moore,...
news / state
November 17, 2009 - 12:47pm
August 7, 2009
Ammonia tanks OK for Smith Addition in Monte
MONTEVIDEO -- City Council members in Montevideo approved a conditional use permit request Monday by the Farmer's Union Cooperative. It will allow the company to construct three storage tanks to hold 78,000 gallons of anhydrous ammonia in the Smith Addition Industrial Park. A husband...
news / local / region
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Seven Jennie-O workers are taken to hospital after ammonia leak
WILLMAR -- Seven workers at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant #5 were taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after an ammonia leak around...
news / local
March 3, 2009 - 10:25am