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China calls for restraint as U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
Lions to offer free vision screening for children
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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
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