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New London, Spicer communities share food and fellowship during annual Thanksgiving meal
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Four injured in Meeker County crash
Skol, Super Bowl
First graduates emerge from Minnesota's 'hybrid' law school
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is Vikings' to lose
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
November 4, 2017
AgweekTV: Beer and Barley
Montana is a big barley producing state and a growing number of craft breweries are putting it to use in beer. The Beaver Creek Brewery at Wibeaux...
November 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Trailer breaks and spills sugar beets onto highway, damages vehicles
OLIVIA - A semi trailer with a full load of sugar beets malfunctioned this morning and beets spilled onto state Highway 212 just west of Olivia in Renville County. Two vehicles were damaged by the beets but no one was injured. According to the State Patrol the incident happened...
October 4, 2012 - 2:48pm
September 28, 2012
Olivia, Minn., man airlifted after crash involving beet-hauling truck
DANUBE -- A 22-year-old Olivia man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi truck around 7:40 a.m. this morning near Danube. According to the State Patrol, Sean Ziesmer was driving a 1998 Ford Taurus...
September 28, 2012 - 1:57pm
January 12, 2012
USDA: MN 2011 corn yield was 156 bushels per acre, beans at 38.5 bushels
WILLMAR -- As expected, USDA's crop production report finds that farmers in Minnesota harvested lower yields for corn and soybeans in 2011. According to the report, which was released this morning, Minnesota averaged 156 bushels of corn per acre in 2011, well behind the 177 bushels...
January 12, 2012 - 9:49am
December 27, 2011
SMBSC elects officers
RENVILLE -- The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative of Renville held its annual reorganization meeting Dec.
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
November 1, 2011
Union votes today on new American Crystal contract proposals
November 1, 2011 - 10:23am
October 26, 2011
Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative and Renville Co., Minn., reach agreement ending years of tax litigation
RENVILLE -- A settlement has been reached ending years of litigation between Renville County and the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative...
October 26, 2011 - 12:11pm
October 1, 2011
Union requests meeting with American Crystal growers
October 1, 2011 - 1:08pm
July 18, 2011
Eat your (beet) greens
I came home from the farmers market the other day with a large round loaf of sourdough bread, tiny potatoes, a few onions and a bulb of fresh...
July 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Seven years of property tax litigation: Renville County, beet sugar co-op at odds over assessed value
RENVILLE -- As of this month, Renville County and the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative have been locked in litigation over the property taxes the cooperative pays for seven years running without resolution. The county's legal bills in the dispute to the law firm of Briggs...
April 20, 2011 - 9:00am
January 12, 2011
Renville County plans to order sugar co-op to clear ice, snow in ditch
OLIVIA -- Renville County will be ordering the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative to take steps to remove snow and ice in County Ditch 45, and will consider imposing fines for flooding that has already occurred along it. The County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday instructed...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 7, 2011
Southern Minnesota to pay penalty for air violations
RENVILLE -- Air quality and storage tank environmental rule violations at the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative processing plant near Renville have resulted in a $50,400 civil penalty from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the agency announced. From 2007 to 2009, the...
January 7, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
MPCA cites air violations at sugar beet plant
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has assessed a sugar beet plant a $50,400 civil penalty for air quality and storage tank violations. The agency says from 2007 to 2009, the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative processing plant near Renville recorded...
January 6, 2011 - 9:17am
December 14, 2010
Simons joins Paynesville Health Care PAYNESVILLE -- Pamela D. Simons has joined the Paynesville Area Health Care System medical provider group and the Chain of Lakes Medical Clinic of Cold Spring. Dr. Simons holds a medical degree and is board certified by the American Board of...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 13, 2010
Plans announced for nation's first "energy beet" biofuel plant in Red River Valley
A Fargo-based energy company is moving forward with plans to turn one of the Red River Valley's top crops - sugar beets - into efficient, lucra-tive biofuel. Green Vision Group, the company behind the project, said Monday it's work-ing to build a demonstration plant to convert beets...
December 13, 2010 - 1:05pm