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October 6, 2015
Gaining ground with ‘ground’: Willmar turkey operations leading growth with millennials, others
WILLMAR — Folks in California pride themselves on being the trendsetters when it comes to the growing national interest in culinary choices...
October 6, 2015 - 9:48pm
September 24, 2015
Woman who lost son in war, then depressed husband finds help
WILLMAR — Greg Schmit had carefully mapped out a long list of projects that needed to be done this fall so that he and his wife, Kim, could...
September 24, 2015 - 9:27pm
May 6, 2015
Good news for poultry
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota turkey and chicken industry has received its first good news since an avian flu outbreak began March 5. On Wednesday, state and federal officials reported that no new flocks were reported infected and they were not awaiting test results from any suspected...
May 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
May 5, 2015
Bird flu now impacting poultry processing workers
WILLMAR — The impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak across the Midwest is now affecting employment levels at poultry processing plants in Minnesota, and state and local officials are concerned. Jennie-O Turkey Store announced Tuesday that its Faribault plant...
May 5, 2015 - 9:01pm
April 8, 2015
Avian flu found in Meeker County flock
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County is host to the ninth confirmed infection of a commercial turkey flock in Minnesota by the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. It’s the first time a Jennie-O-Turkey Store-owned facility has been hit, and it was the largest flock to be infected so...
April 8, 2015 - 8:21pm
April 6, 2015
Kandiyohi County hit by bird flu
WILLMAR — The bird flu has hit the state’s top turkey-producing county. State officials confirmed Monday that birds at a Kandiyohi County poultry farm with 26,000 turkeys has tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. This is the first case identified...
April 6, 2015 - 8:36pm
March 2, 2015
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
WILLMAR — An investigation completed last week by the Occupational Safety and Health Division reportedly did not identify any health hazards at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant where dozens of employees fell ill in October. While the mass medical situation at the Willmar plant...
March 2, 2015 - 9:28pm
October 19, 2014
Willmar plant returns to normal operations after workers sickened
WILLMAR — A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. Jennie-O’s processing plant No. 4 in Willmar has returned to normal operations, said Pat Solheid,...
October 19, 2014 - 8:25pm
February 26, 2014
Willmar city panel to consider proposal for Jennie-O expansion
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council’s Community Development Committee this afternoon will consider a land write-down proposal for the first phase of Jennie-O Turkey Store’s proposed two-phase expansion project. The land pricing write-down policy, approved by the council in 2013,...
February 26, 2014 - 9:53pm
March 3, 2009
Jennie-O workers taken to hospital after ammonia leak
WILLMAR -- Seven workers at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant #5 were taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after an ammonia leak around 3:40 a.m. Tuesday. According to officials at Rice Memorial, all seven people were treated and released. The leak promoted the evacuation...
March 3, 2009 - 2:52pm
October 10, 2008
Driver killed in turkey truck crash
ROLLAG, Minn. - The driver of a turkey truck died after the truck left a Clay County road near here and rolled "at least 50 feet" down an embankment,...
October 10, 2008 - 10:35am