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Records published June 26
Willmar considers TIF district on First Street
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
Highway 12 portion of Willmar Wye can move forward
County OKs land purchase to expand Games Lake park
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
When will Hughes, Pressly rearrive to fortify bullpen?
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Oscar M. Engebretson
Teresa Marie Dahl
Ervin M. Mithun
Charlotte Adella McChesney
Jean Ann Sordahl
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
Blane Aidan Wendt
February 7, 2017
2017 farm profitability projections mixed
WASHINGTON — Depending on how you cut the numbers, the U.S. farm economy could get a little weaker — or a little stronger —...
February 7, 2017 - 4:34pm
January 17, 2017
Retired longtime Farmers Union president talks about rural, farming life
MAPLEWOOD, Minn.—Doug Peterson, the recently retired president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, is one of the last of his kind: a prairie...
January 17, 2017 - 7:53am
December 23, 2016
Antibiotics sales for use in U.S. farm animals rose in 2015
LOS ANGELES – U.S. sales and distribution of antibiotics approved for use in food-producing animals increased 1 percent from 2014 to 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a report Thursday. The report comes as scientists warn that regular use of antibiotics to promote...
December 23, 2016 - 8:00am
December 1, 2016
Higher yields don't offset plummeting farm income, report says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Despite record yields in much of the Midwest, U.S. farmers are expected to make less money this year than in 2015,...
December 1, 2016 - 7:28am
October 17, 2016
Change the face of farming
STILLWATER — With cold weather in the forecast, organic farmer Eduardo Rivera was facing crunch time. By noon one day early in October,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:17pm
Commentary: Nurturing the next generation of farmers
When it comes to farming, it seems the critics always have the easy answer. They portray this line of work as if every day brings blue skies...
September 17, 2016 - 9:43am
September 2, 2016
Farmer invents new way to spread gravel
COLFAX, N.D. - A North Dakota farmer and gravel hauler can now call himself an inventor. Tim Hudson says he developed a new and better way to...
September 2, 2016 - 9:47am
August 30, 2016
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
BOONE, Iowa—U.S. farmers plan to increase their soybean plantings in 2017 to an all-time high, encouraged by robust demand for the oilseed,...
August 30, 2016 - 4:18pm
July 15, 2016
Letter: The liberal's view of farming
After reading the letter by Patricia Carter Harding in the July 8 newspaper, I felt compelled to answer. I have been involved in agriculture all of my life and have learned a few things. First, it costs a ton of money to farm. Second, to stay farming you have to make money. Third,...
July 15, 2016 - 1:51am
July 8, 2016
Letter: Mass dairy farms are all about money
Reading the recent West Central Tribune article about Meadow Star Dairy, I was in awe of the magnitude of the operation but when I read "the comfort of the cow is the primary goal", I thought, "Horse feathers, money is the only goal." So I started doing some research and this is...
July 8, 2016 - 3:00am
June 9, 2016
Bioreactor on Gorans Farm focus for U research
WILLMAR — The search for ways to keep nitrates out of the state’s waters has led researchers to the shores of Lake Wakanda in Kandiyohi County,...
June 9, 2016 - 12:06am
June 8, 2016
Sugar co-op prepares for stricter rules
OLIVIA — Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is aiming to remain in compliance with environmental regulations it anticipates will become...
June 8, 2016 - 12:16am
May 16, 2016
Weekend frost nips some farm fields
WILLMAR—Two days of early morning frost over the weekend in west central Minnesota may cause problems for early planted crops. Reports...
May 16, 2016 - 6:32pm
Tractors gear up for nostalgic caravan in Wisconsin
SOUTH RANGE, Wis. -- There’s something about seeing an old tractor that resonates with area farmers. “It brings back memories of dad and...
May 16, 2016 - 5:30am
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