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Okabena Fire Department gets new truck
Trojans place second at speech meet
WPU, District 518 discuss expanding fiber optic network
Maci Farmer wins state hoop shoot
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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 10, 2017
Oklahoma wildfires kill thousands of pigs at Smithfield, Seaboard farms
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing at least several thousand pigs, company and local officials said on Friday, March 10. The exact number of swine killed in the Oklahoma fire, which began on Monday, was not immediately known. Smithfield...
March 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
U.S. reports low pathogenic bird flu outbreak in Wisconsin
PARIS - - The United States reported an outbreak of avian flu on a farm in Wisconsin, the second in the country in less than a week although...
March 7, 2017 - 1:31pm
January 9, 2017
Pork virus difficult to battle in cold temperatures
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, also known as PRRS, is a challenging virus for pork producers. According to Russ Daly, South Dakota State University Extension veterinarian, professor and State Public Health Veterinarian, the PRRS virus can be more...
January 9, 2017 - 8:56pm
May 5, 2016
4-H’ers learn about livestock: Nobles County offers Co-op Calf, Co-op Swine projects for youths
WORTHINGTON — Morgan Junker and McKenzie DeGroot know a thing or two about leading their calves around the farm yard, but put them in a pen...
May 5, 2016 - 9:27pm
March 31, 2016
Three livestock expansion projects get preliminary approval
WORTHINGTON — With no public input offered on plans for three livestock expansion projects and the construction of an earthen manure basin, the Nobles County Planning Commission progressed through its agenda in less than half an hour Wednesday night.
March 31, 2016 - 8:09pm
March 3, 2016
Livestock building expansion projects move forward
WORTHINGTON — In the first meeting since Nobles County’s new feedlot ordinance took effect, the county’s board of adjustment and planning commission met Wednesday night — one to discuss a variance request for a proposed building expansion at Ocheda Dairy south of Worthington;...
March 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
August 20, 2015
Major feedlot under construction
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission took the first step Wednesday in authorizing three livestock expansion projects and one...
August 20, 2015 - 9:46pm
August 3, 2015
Pipestone County Fair starts Wednesday
WORTHINGTON — The Pipestone County Fair will kick off Wednesday and continue through Saturday. Brandi Raatz, the county’s 4-H program coordinator at the Pipestone Extension Office, said that 4-H exhibits will be an important part of this year’s fair. “I definitely think...
August 3, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 24, 2015
Gas-fueled pressure washers caused huge hog fire
TRUMAN — State investigators have concluded that a huge fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs at a southern Minnesota swine farm was accidental and caused by excessive heat from gas-fueled pressure washers, according to KEYC-TV in Mankato. The State Fire Marshal Division...
February 24, 2015 - 8:44pm
January 28, 2015
PEDv still impacting swine industry
WORTHINGTON — At the April 2014 Worthington Bio Conference, local veterinarians Keith Wilson and Steve Dudley collaborated on a presentation about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDv) — a virus that was sweeping through the U.S. swine industry. The disease, which is believed to have...
January 28, 2015 - 8:51pm
August 18, 2014
Kenneth teen to serve as Minnesota 4-H Ambassador
KENNETH — When Andrea Severtson earned her first trip to the Minnesota State Fair as a sixth-grader, she showed a heifer calf named Bella,...
August 18, 2014 - 7:52pm
July 31, 2014
Nobles County Fair begins next week
WORTHINGTON — The 135th Annual Nobles County Fair begins Monday with the 4-H Dog Show at the Hockey Arena. More livestock shows get under way Wednesday with the dairy, rabbit and sheep shows.
July 31, 2014 - 9:04pm
July 28, 2014
Pipestone County Fair starts Wednesday
PIPESTONE — The four-day Pipestone County Fair kicks off Wednesday with a calendar full of everything from livestock shows to concerts and more, including such events as cookoffs and tractor parades. The full schedule for the Pipestone County Fair is as follows: Wednesday 7-9:30...
July 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
July 17, 2014
Jackson County Fair starts Saturday
JACKSON — The 146th annual Jackson County Fair begins Saturday with non-livestock exhibits. Livestock shows get underway at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, starting with the poultry show. This year’s fair has events for all ages, with Wednesday designated “Kids’ Day” and...
July 17, 2014 - 9:10pm