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March 8, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 8, 2017 - 7:57pm
February 24, 2017
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
WILLMAR — The first-quarter operating profit for Jennie-O Turkey Store was down 25 percent even though the volume was up 22 percent and...
February 24, 2017 - 5:07am
June 21, 2016
Feds allege Jennie-O discriminated against women at Willmar site
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store will hire 53 women and pay nearly a half-million dollars in back wages to 339 female job applicants who were denied entry-level jobs at its Willmar turkey-processing facility. The action settles a U.S. Department of Labor lawsuit alleging Jennie-O...
June 21, 2016 - 5:50pm
April 11, 2016
Turkey goes digital
WILLMAR -- In today’s market, companies need to do more than just print a newspaper ad or air a television commercial to sell a product. “Marketing...
April 11, 2016 - 4:52pm
October 6, 2015
Jennie-O gains ground with ‘ground’
WILLMAR — Folks in California pride themselves on being the trendsetters when it comes to the growing national interest in culinary choices...
October 6, 2015 - 12:16am
July 2, 2015
VIDEO: Jennie-O president says company is prepared for possible second wave of bird flu
Jennie-O Turkey Store President Glenn Leitch says the company has learned a lot about the avian influenza, which has killed more than nine million turkeys and chickens this year in Minnesota, and the company is prepared for a potential second round this fall when the migratory waterfowl...
July 2, 2015 - 12:53pm
July 1, 2015
Combating bird flu with science and a hunch
WILLMAR –– A combination of science and a few good hunches are being used to protect turkeys from another round of the avian influenza at...
July 1, 2015 - 11:05pm
June 19, 2015
Hormel Foods announces new appointments
AUSTIN — Two Hormel Foods officials have been named to new leadership roles with Applegate Farms LLC pending the official closing of the acquisition of the natural and organic meat processor, according to a Hormel Foods Corporation announcement made Wednesday.
June 19, 2015 - 12:19am
April 8, 2015
Avian flu infects Meeker County flock of 310,000
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County is now host to the ninth confirmed infection of a commercial turkey flock in Minnesota by the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza, this time in a Jennie-O-Turkey Store-owned facility. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant...
April 8, 2015 - 11:36pm
March 2, 2015
OSHA investigation into sudden illness at Jennie-O Turkey Store plant yields nothing
WILLMAR — An investigation completed last week by the Occupational Safety and Health Division reportedly did not identify any health hazards...
March 2, 2015 - 11:28pm
December 29, 2014
Construction values in Willmar-area triple
WILLMAR — The year 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent year for construction values in Willmar. “2014 will be the best year we’ve had...
December 29, 2014 - 10:02pm
December 25, 2014
Del Taco adds turkey by Jennie-O to its menu
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar and Del Taco LLC of Lake Forest, California, announce they have teamed up to develop lean, seasoned ground turkey as a protein option in Del Taco’s menu items. According to a joint announcement, the turkey option will be available at...
December 25, 2014 - 11:41pm
December 16, 2014
Willmar Utilities moves forward with substation plan
WILLMAR — No action Monday night by the Willmar City Council let stand a land purchase agreement that allows the Willmar Municipal Utilities to move ahead with preliminary design for the proposed Priam substation. “The utility is pleased we will be able to move forward with the...
December 16, 2014 - 10:43pm
December 15, 2014
City Council allows land purchase by Municipal Utilities for substation
WILLMAR -- No action by the Willmar City Council means the Municipal Utilities’ proposed purchase agreement with Jennie-O Turkey Store to buy nearly 48 acres of land for an electric substation at Priam will go forward. The council resumed discussion Monday night of the utilities’...
December 15, 2014 - 11:09pm
Jennie-O donates money to Food Shelf expansion
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Food Shelf has received $25,000 from Jennie-O Turkey Store to support the food shelf’s recently announced $266,000 remodeling and expansion capital campaign. “We are pleased that we can assist the Willmar Area Food Shelf in its mission to help feed...
December 15, 2014 - 10:49pm