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Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
Commentary: Federal power spins its ever-growing web
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
May 1, 2017
Cold, damp weather keeps dairyman out of the field
SLAYTON, Minn. — Dave Schwartz planted oats and about 210 acres of corn before stopping to avoid germination problems. "Our agronomist...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
March 30, 2017
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
WEBSTERVILLE, Vt. and ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Vermont Creamery co-founders Bob Reese and Allison Hooper and Land O'Lakes, Inc. president and CEO...
March 30, 2017 - 11:53am
March 22, 2017
Hundreds of cows escape barn fire northwest of Blomkest
Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southeast in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn...
March 22, 2017 - 6:24pm
August 17, 2016
Farmer, dozen cows die from manure fumes
AMHERST, Wis. — A coroner says a Wisconsin farmer and more than a dozen cattle died when they became overcome by fumes from a huge manure holding...
August 17, 2016 - 2:12pm
July 1, 2016
Minnesota prairie restorers recruit a surprising ally: cows
Records say when the first plows sliced through the great Midwestern prairie, a popping sound rang through the air like a volley of pistol shots....
July 1, 2016 - 1:26pm
June 9, 2015
Family to offer look at their farm this weekend as part of Dairy Days
Gene Gatewood can imagine no better place to do business. There’s something intoxicating about alfresco work, he says, the way the wind whispers...
June 9, 2015 - 3:29pm
January 22, 2015
A fine day on the farm
Nathan Larson feeds heifer calves on a 28-degree Thursday afternoon in full sunshine at the family’s custom farming operation between Willmar...
January 22, 2015 - 10:30pm
December 5, 2014
‘Till the cows come home...
Red Wing police responded to a report of loose cattle around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Plum Street. Officers...
December 5, 2014 - 10:48pm
September 30, 2011
Dairy barn burns in Spring Hill, Stearns County, cows and $100K lost
SPRING HILL -- Approximately 50 cows and a dairy barn were lost in a fire discovered around 2 a.m. Friday in Spring Hill Township of Stearns County. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, deputies were dispatched to the fire at the Daniel Welle farm,...
September 30, 2011 - 9:23am
October 19, 2010
Letter: The true cost of dairy project
It was noted that the milk production factory to be located in a suburb of Willmar is again on the docket for approval. It is interesting that there seems to be little concern or alarm on the part of Willmarites. One wonders what their reaction will be when hundreds of milk and feed...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Storm brings flying cow near Valley City, ND
It's not every day you see a cow fly by your window, but Elva Dittmer swears that's what she saw near her barn Wednesday morning. "I seen something white going into the air and I'm sure it was a cow," the rural Valley City, N.D., woman said. Dittmer was about 120 feet away when...
June 11, 2008 - 3:00pm