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Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
December 19, 2016
Turkey CSI: U of M, poultry industry bring DNA sequencer to Willmar lab
WILLMAR — A high-performance, high-resolution DNA sequencer — equipment typically reserved for metro scientific communities —...
December 19, 2016 - 10:45pm
November 23, 2016
He keeps turkeys safe in the heart of Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County is definitely not the place you want to be in the days before Thanksgiving if you are a turkey. Unless, that...
November 23, 2016 - 8:13am
November 19, 2016
Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall
CHICAGO — U.S. consumers can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year as supplies...
November 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
October 4, 2016
Colle hired at Jennie-O
WILLMAR—Michael Colle as accepted a position at Jennie-O Turkey Store, as an associate food technologist for the corporate office's research...
October 4, 2016 - 5:49am
September 22, 2016
New poultry testing lab in Willmar prepares industry for next avian influenza event
WILLMAR—The despair that was felt in the Minnesota poultry industry this time last year—after nine million turkeys and chickens were...
September 22, 2016 - 7:24pm
September 20, 2016
Poultry lab officially opens Thursday
WILLMAR -- Space -- lots of space -- is the first thing Dr. Dale Lauer mentions as a highlight to the new Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory...
September 20, 2016 - 7:30am
September 19, 2016
Jennie-O hires Sumargo in R&D
WILLMAR—Franklin Sumargo has been named the associate food scientist for Jennie-O Turkey Store's corporate office research and development...
September 19, 2016 - 9:26am
September 12, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey promotes Sexton
WILLMAR—Morgan Sexton has been promoted to turkey health coordinator for the live production technical services team at Jennie-O Turkey...
September 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
September 2, 2016
Fair showcases larger hen houses
FALCON HEIGHTS—Chickens in cages draw reactions. Kent Campos and Abby Gross looked at a new Minnesota State Fair display called the Hen...
September 2, 2016 - 5:03am
August 29, 2016
Jennie-O hires Subler as food technologist
WILLMAR—Kristen Subler has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store as a associate food technologist at the corporate office's research and development...
August 29, 2016 - 12:26pm
Westlie promoted in accounting for Jennie-O
WILLMAR—Kimberly Westlie has been promoted to the position of value added cost accountant for the Montevideo plant. She will be working...
August 29, 2016 - 12:26pm
August 9, 2016
Jennie-O promotes Katie Johnson
WILLMAR—Katie Johnson has been promoted to assistant area supervisor for the Grove City production area of Jennie-O Turkey Store. She will focus on the brood farms in the Grove City area. Johnson has worked for Jennie-O for 17 years, recently helping with collecting samples...
August 9, 2016 - 12:56pm
Jennie-O hires Maxfield in commodity sales
WILLMAR—Kelsey Maxfield has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store as commodity sales manager. A Willmar native, Maxfield graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth with a double major in business management and organizational behavior. She recently worked for Best Buy as...
August 9, 2016 - 8:13am
May 24, 2016
Venenga promoted at Jennie-O Turkey Store
WILLMAR — Shelly Venenga has been promoted to Regional Business Manager-National Accounts West for the Deli Division at Jennie-O Turkey Store. Venenga has worked for Jennie-O since 1998, serving in several positions including quality control manager, production supervisor, senior...
May 24, 2016 - 5:42am
May 17, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Melby, Hewitt
WILLMAR — Weston Melby has been promoted to staff engineer for the Jennie-O Turkey Store Willmar Corporate Office. Melby was previously a project manager at Relco. As a staff engineer Melby will be working to develop and implement infrastructure improvements at the plants. Ashley...
May 17, 2016 - 5:46am