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Granite Falls man sentenced on assault charge stemming from stun gun incident
New London shuts out Dollar General
MACCRAY hopes to keep four-day week
Outdoors: Eat wild
Girls Golf: Willmar places sixth at Alexandria
NBA: Warriors hang on in Game Two against Houston
NFL: Bridgewater seeks career like Brett Favre’s
Boys Tennis: Four from area advance to Section 3A semifinals
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Jerome Alford Eliason
Adeline R. Steffens
Dorinda (Schueller) Williams
Florella "Flossie" Tollefson
William "Billy" Benson
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Video: Something done, something started
Sunburg's salute to Norway
Hot cars dodge rain at 35th Willmar Car Show
Melin — Case
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Commentary: Santorum: The return of the GOP's 2012 runner-up
Commentary: Death for Tsarnaev does hurt Boston
January 9, 2013
Cargill fiscal 2Q profit quadruples
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cargill said Wednesday that its fiscal second-quarter net income quadrupled, as most of its businesses posted gains. For the quarter ended Nov. 30, the privately held agribusiness company said it earned $409 million, up from $100 million in the same quarter last...
January 9, 2013 - 11:55am
January 8, 2013
Monsanto profit balloons on Latin American sales
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Agricultural products giant Monsanto reported Tuesday that its profit nearly tripled in the first fiscal quarter as sales of its biotech corn seeds expanded in Latin America. The company raised its earnings guidance for the year, lifting shares 4 percent in premarket...
January 8, 2013 - 8:13am
January 4, 2011
Diversification allows regional family seed company to continue to see growth
MURDOCK -- The farm fields north of Murdock lie fallow and snow-covered, but the winter scene is anything but quiet. There's a drum beat of hammers at the Falk Seed Farm, where a warehouse and adjoining loading dock are under construction. By spring, the site, which is about the...
business / region
January 4, 2011 - 12:00am
August 28, 2010
Local families have decades-long tradition at Minnesota State Fair
news / state / region / local
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Longtime Olivia resident a pioneer in the seed industry
OLIVIA -- A man who played a major role in the growth of the seed industry in Olivia will be remembered when services are held at 1 p.m. Monday at Cross of Calvary Lutheran Church in Olivia. Ivan "Jake'' Jacobsen, died at age 86 on July 14 in Eden Prairie. Jacobsen left a big impact...
news / region
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Soybean seed in short supply in some areas
Soybean seed is in short supply for some area farmers. But the best bet is that producers should have enough to finish planting unless a wide swath of frost kills young bean plants and forces reseeding. "It's something to watch. But I think there's enough to cover the acres unless...
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
Consider details when selecting soybean varieties
HUTCHINSON -- Variety selection is one of the most important management decision producers make.
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Limit risk when selecting corn hybrids for 2010
ST. PAUL -- You can reduce risk when selecting corn hybrids by using information from many sources, including universities, grower associations, seed companies, and on-farm strip trials. Results from unbiased, replicated trials are especially important. Selecting grain hybrids: Hybrid...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Frontier Testing in Olivia knows how to find it
OLIVIA -- Olivia can lay claim to being host to one of the world's largest concentrations of seed company research and production facilities, with some of the biggest names in the industry represented here. And for nearly three years now, it has been home to exactly one company dedicated...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am