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Grande Day Parade 2017
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Master Gardeners: Several plants tolerate the toxic black walnut
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
RC Hospital considers robotic surgery technology
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Pro Football: An Eskimo who won't take no
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Local Roundup: Stingers turn tables, garner win
Polanco homers, Twins blank 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
Jean Ann Sordahl
Bradley Gordon Westby
Lois Joan Aalderks
Carl "Pee Wee" Manska
Sylvan Nels Eliason
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Editorial: Willmar Fests highlight by Destination Playground
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
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
June 12, 2017
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers...
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
May 1, 2017
5 questions with ... Emily Glunk, extension forage specialist and assistant professor at Montana State University
Q: What is your role in agriculture? I didn't see myself in this career when I started grad school, and now I can't imagine doing anything else....
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Livestock advocates in the Upper Great Plains say it's too soon to know how a District of Columbia ruling that sided...
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 19, 2017
Trump vows to back U.S. dairy farmers in Canada trade spat
President Donald Trump promised to defend American dairy farmers who have been hurt by Canada’s protectionist trade practices, during a visit...
April 19, 2017 - 12:12pm
March 20, 2017
Minnesota townships burdened by road maintenance near livestock operations
ADRIAN, Minn. — Officials from several southwest Nobles County, Minn., townships have started to complain that the tax revenue livestock facilities generate often falls far short of the costs for road maintenance. Westside Township Supervisor Steve Ashby said the problem has...
March 20, 2017 - 2:00am
March 10, 2017
Oklahoma wildfires kill thousands of pigs at Smithfield, Seaboard farms
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing at least several thousand pigs, company and local officials said on Friday, March 10. The exact number of swine killed in the Oklahoma fire, which began on Monday, was not immediately known. Smithfield...
March 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
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