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Records published September 22, 2017
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
Willmar to consider new TIF district on 1st Street
Firing of Litchfield police officer upheld by arbitrator
Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Arthur "Art" M. Erickson
Annabelle E. Kern
Mary Ellen Zachman
Doris E. Thompson
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
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
May 15, 2015
Locals react to ban: Deadline extended for 4-H poultry families to register IDs for different species to show at the fair
WILLMAR –– Since at least February, 4-H members enrolled in the poultry program have been babying their baby chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese...
May 15, 2015 - 11:10pm
All poultry shows and fairs cancelled in Minnesota this year
ST. PAUL — All bird exhibitions at county fairs, the State Fair and other gatherings of birds is cancelled this year because of the avian...
May 15, 2015 - 9:14am
May 8, 2015
No new avian flu infections on Friday
ST. PAUL — No new cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza were reported on Friday, according to the Minnesota Board of Animal Health. There are currently 84 affected farms in 21 counties since the virus reached Minnesota in early March. A total of 5,592,932 birds are affected,...
May 8, 2015 - 11:14pm
May 7, 2015
Red River Valley Fair cancels poultry exhibits for 2015 fair
WEST FARGO - Organizers for the Red River Valley Fair say concerns over the spread of avian flu have forced them to cancel this year's poultry exhibit. The ongoing outbreak of bird flu has led to the destruction of nearly 26 million turkeys and chickens nationwide, with the majority...
May 7, 2015 - 10:05am
May 6, 2015
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Venenga to deli brand manager
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Shelly Venenga has been promoted to brand manager for the deli division at the Willmar Corporate office. Venenga has been with the company since 1998 in various positions including quality control manager, production supervisor, senior...
May 6, 2015 - 12:50am
May 4, 2015
More than 5 million birds in Minnesota dead from flu outbreak
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza.
May 4, 2015 - 3:03pm
April 28, 2015
New bird flu cases likely in Iowa, millions of birds affected:
Chicago (Reuters) - Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting...
April 28, 2015 - 8:00am
April 27, 2015
Tamiflu offered to poultry farm workers in Midwest as bird flu battle escalates
Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in...
April 27, 2015 - 12:10pm
April 25, 2015
Asphyxiation used to kill condemned poultry
MOORHEAD — The deadly avian flu that has claimed or condemned an estimated 2.6 million turkeys in Minnesota alone poses a grim problem: how to kill large flocks of birds. In most cases, death is administered by asphyxiation, either from carbon dioxide gas or, in a method that is...
April 25, 2015 - 12:22am
April 23, 2015
Gov. Dayton declares a state of emergency over avian flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency as 2.6 million turkeys have because of avian influenza since early last...
April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2015
Bird flu hits second chicken flock in NW Iowa, largest U.S. farm yet
HARRIS, Iowa — Bird flu has hit only the second known chicken flock in the United States and its largest flock so far, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed Monday.
April 21, 2015 - 12:57am