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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 22, 2016
State Fair prepping for poultry after last year's ban
ST. PAUL—Mariah Huberty's prized chickens missed the Minnesota State Fair last year because of the avian flu outbreak. But the ban on live-fowl...
August 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 28, 2015
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
FALCON HEIGHTS —Jody Taubert and Forrest Appleton sat on a bench near the Turkey to Go booth at the Minnesota State Fair, eating a chunky turkey...
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 27, 2015
Pens without poultry
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. Photos of the chickens, turkeys and other...
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 22, 2015
Renville begins bird flu cleanup
RENVILLE — Residents in the community of Renville are beginning to see first-hand the toll that the avian influenza epidemic is taking. United...
May 22, 2015 - 11:36pm
May 21, 2015
39 workers laid off in Renville because of bird flu
RENVILLE –– Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. In a news release issued today, the company said the layoffs are temporary. Layoffs...
May 21, 2015 - 5:24pm
April 28, 2015
New bird flu cases likely in Iowa, millions of birds affected:
Chicago (Reuters) - Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting...
April 28, 2015 - 8:00am
April 21, 2015
Bird flu hits second chicken flock in NW Iowa, largest U.S. farm yet
HARRIS, Iowa — Bird flu has hit only the second known chicken flock in the United States and its largest flock so far, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed Monday.
April 21, 2015 - 12:57am
August 24, 2012
Mamasota blog: A chicken fight
August 24, 2012 - 8:45am
June 18, 2012
New London, Minn., family raising backyard chickens thanks to new ordinance
NEW LONDON -- Despite being "city folks" without a shred of farming experience, Rick and Char Erickson and their son, Kole Huiras, are now raising...
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 21, 2011
Future of city chickens to be decided next month
NEW LONDON -- The New London City Council tabled a request Wednesday by a resident who wants to raise a half-dozen chickens in his backyard. According to City Clerk Trudie Guptill, the council members said they want more information on possible permits and fees the city could implement...
May 21, 2011 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Letter: Leave farming to farmers
Thanks to the City Council for turning down Bill Gossman's request to raise chickens in New London. Bill, let us farmers do the farming. Don't "horn in" on our turf -- or should I say don't "Leghorn" in on our turf! Roger Imdieke New London
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Poultry workshops set this month in Hutchinson, Lamberton
FAIRMONT -- University of Minnesota Extension and Rural Advantage are offering three poultry workshops for those who are currently producing poultry or for those that are interested in getting started. The sites include Hutchinson and Lamberton. There is a cost to attend and registration...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Pawlenty's unallotment increases budget concerns for NL Council
NEW LONDON -- Like most small town governments, the New London City Council was worried about state cuts even before the legislative session ended. Now, with Gov.
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am