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Stream bank erosion, nitrogen still biggest challenges for Hawk Creek
Creations by local baker all the rage at Midwest convention
Ridgewater top community college in state for career preparedness
Couple involved in shootout with deputy tied to burglary at vet clinic in Douglas County
Girls basketball: Redwood Valley ends BOLD’s run
Timberwolves top Pistons
College softball: Ridgewater splits in Florida opener
Report: Cassel to stay with Vikings
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Tollefson — Tomaschett
Marcella Mae Breitkreutz
John G. Tripp
Gladys M. Homman
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
Letter: Rural MN is not like the metro
November 5, 2013
Cargill to change beef labeling in wake of 'pink slime' furor
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its U.S. ground beef products, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.
November 5, 2013 - 4:21pm
May 23, 2013
Consumers will have to shell out more to have meat on their plates this summer grilling season
Beefing up could mean meat eaters will have to open up their wallets a little wider this summer, as the price of beef and other meats continues to climb. “Beef prices have been high this year at all levels,” said William Hahn, an economist with the animal products...
news / nation
May 23, 2013 - 11:19pm
January 10, 2013
S.D. beef plant clears final financial hurdle
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production. The Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen began production on a limited basis last fall. Land for the $109 million plant...
news / nation
January 10, 2013 - 7:35am
December 8, 2012
Beef slaughter plant in Aberdeen, S.D., has wasterwater problems
ABERDEEN, S.D. — City officials in Aberdeen have notified a long-delayed beef processing plant that is trying to get up to speed that it is violating its wastewater permit. The Northern Beef Packers plant allegedly has failed to monitor pollutants and properly operate its treatment...
news / nation
December 8, 2012 - 8:07am
September 24, 2011
Discover feeding, carcass value of your herd's genetics through Minnesota Carcass Merit Program
ST. PAUL -- Discovering how genetic selection and breeding impact performance and carcass traits is a critical step in preparing for today's value-based beef market. The Minnesota Carcass Merit Program provides cattle producers an opportunity to observe, understand, and, if necessary,...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
January 15, 2011
Morris dairy crossbreeding with beef genetics in fourth of its cows
MORRIS -- Riverview LLP with its 30,000 dairy cows is trying a new twist in its breeding program: Beef genetics. The change so far is implemented only in its Jersey dairy site at Riverview Dairy in Morris, which accounts for a fourth of the company's cows.
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
You'll be the envy of the lunchroom with this Choice Roast Beef Sandwich
My granddaughters were talking with me recently about going back to school, wondering who their teachers would be and which of their friends...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Buffalo Lake meat processor fined $40,000
BUFFALO LAKE -- A meat processor in Buffalo Lake will pay a $40,000 civil penalty for alleged violations of wastewater, permitting, and other hazardous waste rules. The agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency requires North Star Beef, Minnesota Beef and William Gilger...
news / region
January 13, 2009 - 1:00pm