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Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
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Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
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Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
February 26, 2014
City panel to consider expansion at Jennie-O
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council’s Community Development Committee this afternoon will consider a land write-down proposal for the first phase of Jennie-O Turkey Store’s proposed two-phase expansion project. The land pricing write-down policy, approved by the council in 2013,...
February 26, 2014 - 10:52pm
February 7, 2014
Land returned: Willmar City Council OKs vacating roadway for Jennie-O project
WILLMAR — Land granted by Jennie-O Turkey Store and land granted by the city for construction of former state Highway 40 will revert back to Jennie-O and will revert back to the city under action taken this week by the Willmar City Council. The council voted to vacate a portion...
February 7, 2014 - 11:19pm
January 31, 2014
Jennie-O names Tom Smith vice president of quality management
WILLMAR –– Jennie-O Turkey Store announced Friday that Tom Smith has been promoted to vice president of quality management. He will take over his new duties Feb. 17 at the Jennie-O Turkey Store, which is based in Willmar. Smith, who started his career with Hormel Foods in 1994,...
January 31, 2014 - 11:21pm
January 21, 2014
Council sets hearing for request by Jennie-O to vacate road
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council will hold a public hearing Feb. 3 to consider a request from Jennie-O Turkey Store to vacate a portion of Industrial Drive Southwest (formerly State Highway 40) for a proposed multimillion-dollar expansion project. The council voted Tuesday to approve...
January 21, 2014 - 11:37pm
January 16, 2014
City council committee backs Jennie-O road vacation request
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council’s Community Development Committee has approved a request from Jennie-O Turkey Store to vacate a portion of former state Highway 40 in front of its headquarters and production plant for a possible expansion project. The committee met Thursday...
January 16, 2014 - 10:32pm
January 14, 2014
Jennie-O to ask city to vacate portion of the former Hwy. 40 for a possible corporate expansion
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar will ask the City Council to vacate a portion of former state Highway 40 in front of its headquarters...
January 14, 2014 - 11:24pm
March 18, 2013
Jennie-O promotes Dierenfeld WILLMAR — Jeff Dierenfeld has been promoted to the position of product development manager in the research and development department at Willmar corporate offices. In this newly created position, he will be leading the research and development product...
March 18, 2013 - 7:13pm
April 12, 2012
Willmar: Jennie-O ... by the numbers
40 million+ - number of birds processed per year 1.3 billion - the pounds of live weight turkeys processed annually 75 - percent of all turkey burgers sold in grocery stores are Jennie-O turkey burgers 40 - percent of all grocery stores carry the Jennie-O label in their deli case...
April 12, 2012 - 2:51pm
Willmar: At Jennie-O, a commitment to turkey, quality, innovation
The turkey burgers were on the grill. The cameras were ready to roll. In case the crowd wasn't large enough, Jennie-O Turkey Store had hired...
April 12, 2012 - 2:47pm
February 22, 2012
Jennie-O Turkey Store offers up to $50,000 in matching funds for iPad project
WILLMAR -- Jennie-O Turkey Store has announced that it will provide up to $50,000 in matching funds for contributions to the Willmar School District's effort to provide iPads to all juniors and seniors next fall. Jennie-O's pledge is to match all donations made by Sept. 1 this year,...
February 22, 2012 - 2:52pm
April 3, 2011
Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls about 55,000 pounds of frozen turkey burgers
Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar is recalling nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the...
April 3, 2011 - 10:22am
November 5, 2008
Hormel announces leadership change at Jennie-O
WILLMAR -- The president of Jennie-O Turkey Store and the group vice president of the Hormel Foods Specialty Foods group are swapping positions, effective at the end of November. The announcement was made this week by Hormel Foods. Mike Tolbert, who has headed Jennie-O since 2004,...
November 5, 2008 - 2:00pm
October 3, 2008
Jennie-O turkey truck rolls near Melrose
Approximately 2,600 turkeys on route from Hawick to Melrose were driven off the roadway Thursday evening in a semi truck owned and operated by Jennie-O Foods of Willmar. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff's Office, 74-year-old Wilfred Hinnenkamp of Melrose was...
October 3, 2008 - 10:00am