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August 24, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
WASHINGTON -- Federal officials plan to buy cheese to help poor Americans who need food assistance and dairy farmers who are suffering from low...
August 24, 2016 - 7:52pm
August 23, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
WASHINGTON—Federal officials plan to buy cheese to help poor Americans who need food assistance and dairy farmers who are suffering from low prices. Tuesday's announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend $20 million to buy 11 million pounds of cheese from...
August 23, 2016 - 7:54pm
August 2, 2016
Western Minn. dairy farm worker killed in job accident
MORRIS, Minn. — A West River Dairy employee was killed in a farm accident at their facility in Stevens County in the early morning hours of...
August 2, 2016 - 11:33am
June 20, 2016
Dairy packs economic punch
PENNOCK — Efforts to get a large dairy in Kandiyohi County began more than a decade ago in response to a sharp decline in dairy processing...
June 20, 2016 - 12:01am
Meadow Star Dairy ‘exceeds expectations’
PENNOCK — Like kids eager to get on a merry-go-round for a fun ride — and just as eager to get off with the promise of a treat when they...
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Midwest Dairy Association names Princess Kay finalists
ST. CLOUD — The Midwest Dairy Association named 12 finalists for Minnesota’s 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way Sunday. The women, who come...
May 15, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 24, 2015
Pennock dairy becomes Kandiyohi County’s first certified for water quality
PENNOCK — No point telling Rich and Carol Radtke it can’t be done. Bankers tried. Seven years later, the Radtkes are proving at Prairie’s...
November 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
October 23, 2015
First cows to be delivered Monday to new dairy near Pennock
PENNOCK — Last winter — when construction plans were simply on paper — it was determined that the first cow would be milked Oct. 26 at...
October 23, 2015 - 1:32pm
November 16, 2014
Meadow Star Dairy gets go-ahead for operation west of Willmar
PENNOCK — Construction of an 8,800-animal-unit dairy operation will begin next spring west of Willmar. Meadow Star Dairy, which is owned by Riverview LLP based in Morris, was granted a conditional use permit earlier this month by St. Johns Township. St. Johns is the only township...
November 16, 2014 - 11:35pm
January 20, 2014
U.S. Rep. Peterson sanguine on dairy program
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said last week he thinks a dairy program that he can accept is being worked out and that it will pave the way for House leadership to bring the farm bill to the floor the week of Jan. 27 and be finished...
January 20, 2014 - 11:21pm
December 28, 2013
Candidates sought for Kandiyohi County dairy princess
WILLMAR — The American Dairy Association of Kandiyohi County seeks candidates to participate in the 2014 Dairy Princess Program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry by appearing at various promotional events, speaking to consumers and news media,...
December 28, 2013 - 2:50pm
December 14, 2013
LeCocq receives Cottington dairy award
ST. CLOUD — The Minnesota Milk Producers Association has recognized Bob LeCocq as the 2013 recipient of the Bruce Cottington Friend of Dairy Award. The presentation was made Dec. 3 during the Midwest Dairy Expo in St. Cloud. In 2006, Minnesota Milk Producers awarded the first...
December 14, 2013 - 12:17pm
September 24, 2013
Willmar-based business RELCO will participate in design, construction of dairy products plant in Netherlands
WILLMAR — A contract for Willmar-based RELCO to participate in the design and construction of a major dairy products plant in the Netherlands...
September 24, 2013 - 2:04am
February 27, 2013
Jessica Gatewood to be crowned Kandiyohi County Dairy Princess on Saturday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Jessica Gatewood will be crowned the new 2013 Kandiyohi County Dairy Princess during the annual Kandiyohi County Dairy Princess Coronation and Banquet at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at the Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar. Gatewood, 23, is a personal care assistant at Rice...
February 27, 2013 - 11:24am
August 10, 2012
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., hopes to be in running for dairy research, teaching center
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture this week announced the formation of a new Dairy Research, Teaching and Consumer Education Authority whose main task will be to oversee the development of a dairy research and teaching facility. Expect Kandiyohi County to make an...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am