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Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
Clinton gets down to campaign business
Records for July 30
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Esther Helen Iverson
Helen M. Sorenson
David L. Lake
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
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
September 3, 2015
Benefits of a grain-based diet
I so enjoyed reading the article in Monday’s Tribune on the AgWeek page, “It can’t be true.” It portrayed a future world where we no longer eat animals. The world recognized the cruelty involved and saw “humans and other animals living in harmony and mutual respect.” I...
September 3, 2015 - 4:59am
August 28, 2015
Farmers prepare for possible fall avian influenza outbreak
FALCON HEIGHTS — Temperatures have dipped into the 40s and even the 30s, in northern Minnesota. Ducks and geese are beginning their annual...
August 28, 2015 - 10:15pm
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
FALCON HEIGHTS —Jody Taubert and Forrest Appleton sat on a bench near the Turkey to Go booth at the Minnesota State Fair, eating a chunky turkey...
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 27, 2015
Pens without poultry
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. Photos of the chickens, turkeys and other...
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
August 5, 2015
Poultry show goes on despite ban on poultry
Sarah Carlson, left, from the St. Johns Roadrunners 4-H club, discusses her poultry project Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County Fair with judge...
August 5, 2015 - 12:25pm
July 20, 2015
Estimated toll of bird flu approaching $650 million
WORTHINGTON — The economic toll of avian flu on Minnesota’s poultry industry has climbed to nearly $650 million, according to new data from University of Minnesota Extension.
July 20, 2015 - 12:05am
June 23, 2015
Willmar lab playing role as poultry industry looks for answers to avian flu
WILLMAR — The biggest lesson from the outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza in Minnesota is that this virus has behaved differently than anything dealt with previously, according to Dr. Trevor Ames, D.V.M., dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota. “And...
June 23, 2015 - 12:41am
June 22, 2015
Chasing the avian flu virus: Research shows airborne transmission is a possibility
ST. PAUL — Scientists do not yet know whether spring winds carried the highly pathogenic avian influenza into barns and infected turkey or...
June 22, 2015 - 12:01am
June 16, 2015
Iowa governor eases manure rules to aid bird flu cleanup
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation this week that will allow poultry and egg producers in 18 counties hit by bird flu to more easily dispose of manure and dead birds from affected farms. As the number of new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza slows, poultry...
June 16, 2015 - 3:04pm
June 5, 2015
Avian flu strikes 40th Kandiyohi County farm
ST. PAUL - Avian influenza has struck another Kandiyohi County commercial turkey operation. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported...
June 5, 2015 - 2:53pm
June 4, 2015
Jennie-O Turkey Store employees recognized with Founders Awards
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees Brandon Kopacek and Mike Volkenant from the Willmar area were recognized with Founders Awards. The Founders Award program was inspired by and named for the company’s founders — the late Wallace H. Jerome and the late Earl B. Olson —...
June 4, 2015 - 7:01pm
June 3, 2015
Avian flu strikes second Renville County poultry farm
ST PAUL —The highly pathogenic avian influenza has struck a second Renville County poultry operation, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal...
June 3, 2015 - 2:43pm
May 29, 2015
Avian flu toll now counts 102 farms in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The number of farms in Minnesota affected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza has now reached 102, with four presumptive positive flocks reported on Friday. The state Board of Animal Health reported that the four presumptive positive flocks were identified on farms...
May 29, 2015 - 11:23pm