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March 8, 2010
Strong earthquake slams eastern Turkey, kills 51
March 8, 2010 - 10:09am
February 10, 2010
The roof of a warehouse collapsed Monday at Perkins Lumber on Willmar's north side, causing major damage to the structure. According to Dan Anderson, vice president of Perkins Lumber, the new snowfall throughout the day, combined with the nearly foot of ice already on the roof from prior ice storms, caused the roof to collapse. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Snow coupled with ice-packed roofs have caused some buildings to topple under their own weight
February 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson wrestles Thursday with a turkey, bringing attention to the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association gift of 24,000 pounds of turkey and $6,650 to Hunger Solutions Minnesota. Behind Hugoson are Rahn Annis of Willmar, president of the turkey association, left, and the association Executive Director Steve Olson. Gov. Tim Pawlenty stood to the side, telling Hugoson to get the turkey out of its cage and put it on a table for photographers. In past yearly pre-Thanksgiving turk...
One big bird
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
Giving a little bit back
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
November 23, 2009
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
November 23, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2009
Crews with Hengel Construction of Pillager on Wednesday demolish a turkey barn near Priam that was damaged by the July 2008 tornando. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Damaged and now gone
June 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 6, 2009
A trailer carrying 38,000 pounds of Jennie-O turkey breast separated from a semi on Kandiyohi County Road 5 near the intersection of Highway 29, west of Lake Florida, at 12:30 a.m. Friday, tipping over into the ditch and spilling piles of meat. The trailer was totaled, but Sgt. Gary Wyffels of the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office wasn't sure about the damage to the semi. The semi driver suffered no injuries. "I suppose there were several fatalities, but they died before the crash," said Wyffels, referri...
Turkey trailer takes bit of a tumble
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
The experience of a great turkey hunt
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Suffering indignities of turkey hunting
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 24, 2009
The exterior of Jennie-O Turkey Store building is seen Monday in southwest Willmar. Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said Monday that a bill that would ban state departments and agencies from purchasing products from Jennie-O or its subsidiaries until all past and present "alleged unfair labor practices" cease is not likely to be heard by state legislators. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Bill to ban state purchases from Jennie-O won't go far; Juhnke says bill concerns him little, it will not be heard ;
March 24, 2009 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Kim Gorans is pictured amid a sea of turkeys Tuesday at one of his company's barns in Blomkest. Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer
High feed, fuel prices have made it a grind this year for the nation's top turkey producing state
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Mike Tolbert, left, and Bob Tegt
Hormel Foods announces leadership change at Jennie-O Turkey Store
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Hormel announces leadership change at Jennie-O
November 5, 2008 - 2:00pm
October 13, 2008
Worthington turkey wins Great Gobbler Gallop
October 13, 2008 - 12:00pm
October 10, 2008
Hundreds of turkeys cower in the cold and rain Friday morning after the truck they were in spilled down the west bank of Cass County Highway 35 south of Rollag, Minn. The driver of the truck was killed in the accident. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Driver killed in turkey truck crash near Rollag, Minn.
October 10, 2008 - 10:00am