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March 30, 2017
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
March 30, 2017 - 11:53am
January 28, 2017
 Jer-Lindy Farms co-owner Linda Jennissen prepares to cut a block of fresh cheese into curds in this 2015 file photo. Jer-Lindy Farms of Brooten has been selected as the 2017 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year. Owners Jerry and Linda Jennissen manage the farm, while their daughter Alise and son-in-law Lucas Sjostrom operate the Redhead Creamery in a building across the driveway. (Tribune file photo)
Brooten dairy farm named 2017 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year
January 28, 2017 - 10:38am
January 25, 2017
Minnesota Ag Commissioner Dave Frederickson, left, talks with Connie Schmoll, from the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, and Gary Geiger following a meeting Tuesday in Willmar on possible changes to the farm bill. The current bill expires in 2018. ((Carolyn Lange / Tribune))
People speak up for future farm bill
January 25, 2017 - 3:03am
December 6, 2016
Tribune file photo

Riverview Dairy is proposing to build a 9,500-animal unit dairy in Louriston Township of Chippewa county near the intersection of County Road 3 and Minnesota Highway 40 in the spring of 2017. A comment period on an environmental assessment worksheet is now open. It would feature a free-stall barn such as shown in this file photo from the company's East Dublin Dairy.
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
December 6, 2016 - 7:47am
August 24, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
August 24, 2016 - 7:52pm
August 23, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
August 23, 2016 - 7:54pm
August 2, 2016
Western Minn. dairy farm worker killed in job accident
August 2, 2016 - 11:33am
June 20, 2016
Gabriel Martinez Gonzalez puts automated milkers on a cow at Meadow Star Dairy. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Dairy packs economic punch
June 20, 2016 - 12:01am
Every day 7,500 cows are milked at Meadow Star Dairy. The carousel runs 22 hours a day. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)play button
Meadow Star Dairy ‘exceeds expectations’
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
The 2016 Princess Kay of the Milky Way finalists are, from front left, Morgan Krause, Annette Kyllo, Emily Stocker, Kelly Schouviller, Kiersten Sabolik, and Haley Hinrichs. From back, left, Meghan Skiba, Kalley Berg, Stephanie Sukalski, Sabrina Portner, Makaila Klejeski and Kayla Leiding. (SUBMITTED)
Midwest Dairy Association names Princess Kay finalists
May 15, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 24, 2015
One of the first conservation steps Rich and Carol Radtke took when they began their organic dairy was to install fencing to keep their dairy cattle from the waters of Shakopee Creek. Prairie’s Edge Organic Dairy is located northwest of Pennock. (SUBMITTED)
Pennock dairy becomes Kandiyohi County’s first certified for water quality
November 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
October 23, 2015
An aerial view of the Meadow Star Dairy shows the massive barns that will hold 8,500 animals and large lagoons that will hold 90 million gallons of liquid manure and feed run-off. (SUBMITTED)
First cows to be delivered Monday to new dairy near Pennock
October 23, 2015 - 1:32pm
November 16, 2014
Meadow Star Dairy gets go-ahead for operation west of Willmar
November 16, 2014 - 11:35pm
January 20, 2014
U.S. Rep. Peterson sanguine on dairy program
January 20, 2014 - 11:21pm
December 28, 2013
Candidates sought for Kandiyohi County dairy princess
December 28, 2013 - 2:50pm