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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
A big sugar beet crop for most growers around the region is helping them overcome low prices, and disease. both of the region's sugar beet co-ops,...
12 hours 27 min ago
December 8, 2016
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
BLOOMINGTON — Several area cattlemen were elected to leadership roles in the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Association during the 2016 Minnesota Cattle Industry Convention last weekend in Bloomington. Jim Wulf, of Starbuck, was elected as the Cow/Calf Council Chairman and Grant...
December 8, 2016 - 7:57am
December 6, 2016
Up to 2,000 hogs lost in Kerkhoven barn fire
KERKHOVEN — Firefighters from at five area fire departments worked together Tuesday afternoon in bitter cold temperatures and blowing...
December 6, 2016 - 5:58pm
December 3, 2016
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
Meteorologist Daryl Ritchison Interim Director with the North Dakota Ag Weather Network looks ahead at the long range forecast. Find out what...
December 3, 2016 - 8:30am
November 26, 2016
AgweekTV: Flax power
We caught up Golden Valley Flax from Park River, North Dakota. They raise several different kinds of crops. But they do something a little extra...
November 26, 2016 - 8:30am
November 19, 2016
AgweekTV: An unlikely pet at one North Dakota ranch
It's not every day you get to pet a real, live buffalo. But there's a rancher near New Rockford, North Dakota that has a tame bison on his ranch....
November 19, 2016 - 8:30am
November 14, 2016
AgweekTV: Rumors swirl around low-profile, big-time St. Thomas farmer
He's one of the biggest farmers in the region. but you might not have ever heard of him, or even know what he looks like. Ron McMartin Jr. keeps...
November 14, 2016 - 9:28am
November 5, 2016
Who is responsible for slaughtered livestock near DAPL protest?
The killing and wounding of cattle and horses is one of the most emotionally charged incidents associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests...
November 5, 2016 - 8:30am
October 29, 2016
AgweekTV: Protest pains
Protesters have come from around the country to try to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline but they are also causing headaches and...
October 29, 2016 - 8:30am
October 22, 2016
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
It's an unlikely meeting of two worlds. But thanks to Banquet In A Field put on by the Women Of Common Ground, people who don't live on farms...
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am
October 21, 2016
Some Minn. farmers worry as trade deals take a hit in presidential race
MANKATO — As much as a third of the corn on Kevin Paap's farm southeast of Mankato won't be sticking around long after the harvest. It's...
October 21, 2016 - 1:57pm
October 17, 2016
A sweet way to harvest beets
MURDOCK — It's a warm fall morning that followed enough rain to make fields slimy and prone to deep tractor-tire ruts, but a bright yellow...
October 17, 2016 - 8:24pm
October 15, 2016
AgweekTV: Ag History
There are a few big names in the region's ag history that helped launch some famous brands. Melroe Bobcats and Steiger Tractors came to be known...
October 15, 2016 - 8:30am
October 11, 2016
On a quest for unique wrenches
WILMONT — Lloyd and Clara Fuerstenberg farmed for many years on the outskirts of Wilmont in far southwest Minnesota raising crops in the...
October 11, 2016 - 1:17pm
October 8, 2016
Watch how North Dakota crops get from the US to Asia
The North Dakota Soybean Council's “See For Yourself" program recently took a group of area farmers to the west coast to get a closer look...
October 8, 2016 - 8:30am