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Work not done for 2020 legislative session

Minnesota Farmers Union Government Relations Director Stu Lourey was a guest on Noontime News on Friday to update listeners on the status of the session, which includes needed tax reform for farmers:    

Using corn to make tires and plastic

Paul Dauenhauer from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Polymers to talk about their work working with polymers that use corn as a feedstock instead of petroleum. The Minnesota Corn Growers support this research […]

Morrison County Farm Family of the Year

Congratulations to the Robert and Colleen Doucette Family as they were recently recognized as the Morrison County Farm Family of the Year. Their son, Garrett, shared more about their family with KASM Radio:  

Benrud excited about chance at becoming Princess Kay

Emily Benrud of Goodhue County joined KASM Radio on Friday morning to discuss the upcoming Princess Kay pageant on Wednesday, August 12th. Emily loves to milk cows and talks more about her dairy experiences: Photo […]

Princess Kay Finalist – Emma Friauf

Friauf was featured this Thursday on Countdown to Princess Kay with KASM Radio. Reports sponsored by AMPI. Emma represents McLeod County and she talks about her unique connection to the dairy industry: Photo Credit: Midwest […]


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  • State officials worried about increase in COVID cases at long term care facilities August 7, 2020
    COVID cases among long term care residents in Minnesota have nearly tripled in the last month, and infections among staff at those facilities have also gone up. State Epidemiologist, Doctor Ruth Lynfield points to a worrisome pattern of long term care workers clearly having more exposures to COVID out in the community, than in the […]
    Bill Werner
  • Senate GOP urges Walz, start state budget-trimming now as $4.7B deficit looms August 7, 2020
    Top Republican lawmakers are urging Governor Tim Walz and his administration to start addressing the state’s expected 4.7-billion-dollar budget deficit *now* — not wait until the regular legislation session next January. Senator Michelle Benson from Ham Lake, who chairs the committee that oversees the health and human services budget says, “Except for the Department of […]
    Bill Werner
  • Wild face Canucks tonight in a “must-win” Game Four August 7, 2020
    The Vancouver Canucks can secure a berth in next week’s Stanley Cup playoffs with a victory in Game 4 of their Western Conference qualifying series with the Minnesota Wild on Friday night in Edmonton. After getting blanked 3-0 in the opener of the best-of-five series by Wild goaltender Alex Stalock, the seventh-seeded Canucks bounced back […]
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  • Twins visit Royals tonight August 7, 2020
    There is no “normal” to the 2020 MLB season. But right-hander Jakob Junis of the Royals feels like things are returning to normal … sort of. “Normal body soreness, normal arm soreness,” he told reporters when asked about how he felt after making his season debut last Sunday against the Chicago White Sox. Now, he’ll […]
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