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Dayton doesn’t endorse pot, but says it’s there for anyone willing to face legal ramifications
Target says it declined to act on its early alert of cyber breach
EDC voices support for railroad bypass grant application
Health care reform informational meeting set Thursday in Litchfield
Wild edge Rangers
Vikings sign former Panthers corner Munnerlyn, bring Fred Evans back
Girls Basketball: NLS-Sauk Centre tickets on sale until noon Friday
Powers: Perk conquers Perry’s Peak; more to come?
Girls basketball: NLS can dead-end ’Streeters’ 6AA run
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Gregory N. Friberg
Robert "Bob" Terhell
Louis R. Steffens
Zachary J. Junkermeier
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
November 5, 2013
Cargill to change beef labeling in wake of 'pink slime' furor
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its U.S. ground beef products, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.
November 5, 2013 - 4:21pm
April 3, 2013
West central Minn. companies issue voluntary recall of meat products; no illness reported
BELGRADE -- Belgrade Meats and Pastures a Plenty have issued a voluntary recall on uncured smoked breakfast links, uncured wieners, uncured smoked brat links, and pepper sticks after routine product sampling by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture discovered some of the products...
news / region
April 3, 2013 - 7:12pm
March 5, 2013
Meat inspector furloughs several months away
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has acknowledged that it will be "several months" before meat inspectors are furloughed as part of across-the-board spending cuts that took effect March 1. By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Agriculture...
news / nation
March 5, 2013 - 12:43pm
August 21, 2012
Prairie Kitchen blog: Easy, tasty coffee rub great for BBQ
August 21, 2012 - 8:55am
April 5, 2011
USDA proposes delay in meat sales to prevent product recalls
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is aiming to prevent meat recalls by withholding meat and poultry products from grocery store shelves until government testing is complete. The Agriculture Department proposed rules today that would force companies to delay shipments to consumers...
news / nation
April 5, 2011 - 1:56pm
December 16, 2010
Dawson meat processor to pay $20,000 penalty
DAWSON -- Noah's Ark Processors LLC of Dawson has agreed to pay a $20,000 civil penalty and complete corrective actions for violations at its facility, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced on Wednesday. An inspection on Aug. 25, 2009, documented blood-contaminated water...
news / region
December 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2009
American Opinion: On antibiotics in meat
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: By The Associated Press On antibiotics in meat: The American meat industry is addicted to antibiotics. This dates to the late 1940s, when farmers discovered that antibiotics could do more than just cure disease....
opinion / editorials
August 25, 2009 - 12:00am