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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
February 6, 2017
Florence, SD feeder: Tech, marketing are keys
Cattle comfort, environment go hand-in-hand FLORENCE, S.D. — Cattle prices are looking volatile and stormy today, but an eastern South...
February 6, 2017 - 12:45am
5 questions for: Carolyn Olson, organic farmer in Cottonwood, Minn.
Q: What's your role in agriculture today? A: I farm with my husband, Jonathan, on land settled by his ancestors in 1913. Q: How long have you...
February 6, 2017 - 12:30am
January 25, 2017
People speak up for future farm bill
WILLMAR — With the current farm bill set to expire in 2018, work is underway to gather ideas about what to include in the next version...
January 25, 2017 - 3:03am
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
Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
KERKHOVEN — Riverview Dairy LLP of Morris is proposing to construct a fourth large dairy farm west of Willmar. Louriston Dairy is proposed...
December 6, 2016 - 7:47am
November 28, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability...
November 28, 2016 - 6:06am
November 22, 2016
Gauging the health of agriculture
WILLMAR — A survey that will gauge the current health and provide a glimpse of the future growth of agriculture in Kandiyohi County will...
November 22, 2016 - 6:07am
September 19, 2016
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
ROME—If drug-resistant infections in people and animals are allowed to spread unchecked, some 28 million people will fall into poverty...
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
September 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County 4-H'ers earn livestock and project awards at State Fair
ST. PAUL—Minnesota 4-H'ers from 86 counties brought over 2,800 animals, more than 2,600 non-livestock exhibits, delivered more than 200 public presentations and participated in dozens of group learning experiences and public performances during the 2016 State Fair. Education...
September 16, 2016 - 9:37pm
August 31, 2016
Minnesota man charged with selling leased livestock
PERHAM — A 56-year-old former farm owner from Detroit Lakes faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly wrongly selling...
August 31, 2016 - 6:45am
August 6, 2015
Video: Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County Fair
Opening Day at the Kandiyohi County Fair is 80 degrees and sunny but the 4H livestock is comfortable thanks to their youthful caretakers in the long barns. Activities included 4H and/or FFA judging in beef, horse, swine and goats.
August 6, 2015 - 10:05am
July 20, 2015
Meet-and-greet with horses, riders slated Friday prior to Arabian show
WILLMAR — For the first time, the public will be allowed to meet and greet horses and their riders Friday before the Minn-I-Kota Arabian Horse Association’s annual two-day show Saturday and Sunday at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar.
July 20, 2015 - 12:02am
May 12, 2015
Judge orders power company to build lines to dairy farm
The power lines servicing a rural Pine River farm must be replaced by Brainerd-based electrical cooperative Crow Wing Power, a Cass County judge has ruled. Judge Jana M. Austad’s order is the latest action in ongoing litigation between dairy farmers Randy and Peggy Norman and the...
May 12, 2015 - 11:24pm
March 26, 2015
Meeting focuses on livestock losses due to wolves
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs focusing on livestock losses due to wolves, birds of prey and weather. Presenters...
March 26, 2015 - 10:39pm
January 23, 2015
USDA Secretary orders update of animal welfare research strategy
CHICAGO — U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has directed agency staff to create and deliver an updated Animal Welfare Strategy plan within 60 days, according to an internal email reviewed by Reuters.
January 23, 2015 - 10:52pm