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May 16, 2013
Deep divide in Congress over domestic food aid
May 16, 2013 - 6:53am
May 15, 2013
House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program
May 15, 2013 - 3:10pm
House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program
May 15, 2013 - 6:44am
May 6, 2013
Nathan Feucht, a Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer, helps fill a food order for a client Thursday. The recent March campaign exceeded the food donation goal but fell short on cash — reflecting a trend statewide. Executive Director Christie Kurth says the food shelf receives excellent support from the community, and a fundraising event will be planned for later in the year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Local food shelf exceeds food goal, misses cash goal during March campaign
May 6, 2013 - 4:39am
April 17, 2013
Nearly 60 people attend an event Tuesday in Granite Falls to provide input on a Food Charter to guide food policy in Minnesota. Donna Erickson, left, and Mark Rieland discuss the issues during a small group session. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Food Charter looks to make healthy foods a priority for residents in rural areas of Minnesota
April 17, 2013 - 10:54pm
January 2, 2013
Brain image study shows fructose may spur overeating
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
Health Beat blog: School lunch and the vegetable strategy
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
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Joe Fitness blog: Why popular diets are successful
June 1, 2012 - 8:43am
May 25, 2012
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HealthBeat blog: Eating better, for less money
May 25, 2012 - 8:32am
September 13, 2011
West Central Industries food service manager Warren Sundstrom drew up a plan for the agency to offer healthier choices in its cafeteria where meals are made and served daily to staff and clients. Changes have been made in the buffet line and also in their vending machines. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Employers take steps to create healthier workplace environments
September 13, 2011 - 12:00am
January 25, 2011
Complying with federal school lunch rules could be costly and challenging in Willmar
January 25, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Vicki Dew, a Meals on Wheels volunteer from Willmar, returns coolers Monday to West Central Industries. Dew has been delivering meals for nearly 12 years. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Volunteers needed for program
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Abby Moran, a waitress at McMillan's Family Restaurant on South First Street in Willmar, displays some items from the restaurant's new menu. With the help of registered dietitian Tiffany Krogstad, McMillan's owners Ron and Mary Guetter have revamped their food menu for healthier food options. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
McMillan's unveils new Heart Healthy options
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Josephine Espinoza, left, and Nancy Winter, from the University of Minnesota Extension nutrition program, present information Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Commissioners about an education program they provide to residents who receive food support. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Nutrition education enhances county food support program
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Kayla Morse, center, shows Tilia Tait, 9, left, and Cole Morse, 7, how to plant potatoes in ACGC's school garden that's nearly as large as a football field.  Produce grown in the garden this summer will be incorporated into school lunches this fall. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
An education you can eat
June 12, 2010 - 12:30am