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Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion
2 children rescued, 1 sought in St. Paul landslide
Tax break could make Mall of America bigger
Gov. Dayton signs $15.7B education bill
Coverage: Stories and video of the F5 tornado that hit Moore, Okla. and the recovery
Boys golf: Dawson-Boyd lands 6 on All-Conference
Boys golf roundup: Cardinals 3rd at CLC meet
Girls golf roundup: Litch wins Wright County
Prep softball roundup: Falcons soar past Upsala in 5A-West
Braves hand Twins 7th straight loss
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Spring comic fest set at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Video shows Reese Witherspoon's arrest in Atlanta
Twilight' actor part of Red Lake youth conference
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Barbara Emerson Jan. 18, 1925 - May 21, 2013
Rhoda Nelson Dec. 11, 1922 - May 17, 2013
Duane "Wes" C. Westermann
Daniel Ray Iverson Jan. 30, 1945 - May 19, 2013
Timothy Caspers May 12, 1961 - May 19, 2013
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
USDA study finds ozone levels affect soybean yields
WILLMAR -- According to the findings of a recent study released by the U.S.
Sat, Feb 06, 2010 - 12:00am
FSA can assist farmers with operating capital
WILLMAR -- Spring planting may be several months away, but farmers are already making preparations for the 2010 growing season. Part of those preparations may include putting together a financial...
Sat, Jan 30, 2010 - 12:00am
USDA study analyzes benefits of new revenue program vs. traditional payment program
WILLMAR -- Authorized by the 2008 farm bill, the Average Crop Revenue Election program is the first federal income-support program to be based on revenue and planted acres.
Sat, Jan 23, 2010 - 12:00am
IRS to assist USDA in enforcing income eligibility provisions
WILLMAR -- The Internal Revenue Service has agreed to assist the U.S.
Sat, Jan 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Record year, but worries remain
WILLMAR -- Record-breaking corn and soybean yields for 2009 were projected Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sending commodity markets down. However, the numbers tell only part of the...
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Wed, Jan 13, 2010 - 12:00am
FSA applications open for 2008 crop losses
WILLMAR -- Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that farmers who suffered crop production or crop quality losses during the 2008 crop year can now apply for...
Sat, Jan 09, 2010 - 12:00am
USDA approves flu vaccine for swine
WILLMAR -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a conditional license to Pfizer Animal Health, of Lincoln, Neb., for a pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine to vaccinate pigs against the...
Sat, Jan 02, 2010 - 12:00am
Dairy producers receive $290 million for economic losses
WILLMAR -- As authorized by Congress in the 2010 Agricultural Appropriations Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing $290 million in economic loss assistance payments to assist our nation's...
Sat, Dec 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Net farm income to decline sharply in 2009
WILLMAR -- According to the latest forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, net farm income in 2009 is expected to total $57 billion in 2009, down $30 billion or...
Sat, Dec 19, 2009 - 12:00am
Sign-up under way for 2010 for two payment programs
WILLMAR -- Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have announced that signup for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment program and the Average Crop Revenue Election program is now...
Sat, Dec 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Strategic animal ag conference is Jan. 14 and 15 WILLMAR -- The 2010 Strategic Animal Ag Conference, sponsored by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, Minnesota...
Sat, Dec 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Genome of corn successfully sequenced in $29.5 million project
WILLMAR -- Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and their colleagues have successfully completed a four-year effort to sequence the genome of corn, also known and sometimes referred to...
Sat, Dec 05, 2009 - 12:00am
Contact your agent for delayed harvest as crop insurance coverage ends Dec. 10
WILLMAR -- Extremely wet field conditions this fall resulted in many local farmers having to delay harvest activity. In some cases, farmers may have to wait until the ground freezes...
Sat, Nov 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Eight percent of U.S. farms enrolled in new revenue program
WILLMAR -- According to data recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, approximately 8 percent of the total number of farms in the United States enrolled in the new...
Sat, Nov 21, 2009 - 12:00am
2009 FSA election ballots mailed to all eligible voters
WILLMAR -- Ballots for the 2009 Farm Service Agency county committee election were recently mailed to all eligible voters. The deadline to return the ballots to local FSA offices, either...
Sat, Nov 14, 2009 - 12:00am