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Questions remain after legislative session ends

Minnesota Farmers Union Government Relations Director Thom Petersen joined KASM Radio to discuss the end of the 2018 session in St. Paul. Petersen says in his 16 years, this is one of the most rocky […]

Legislative recap with MN Farm Bureau

The 2018 legislative session came to an abrupt end this past weekend with no concrete answers for agriculture. The ag policy bill was vetoed by Governor Mark Dayton. Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap says […]

Bright Future Ahead for Albany Community

Albany Area Schools held their official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18th in the new Blattner Energy Arts Theatre. The BEAT is just one example of the completed expansion at the school. Listen to […]

MSCA leader visits China

Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Ashley Kohls recently returned from an extended trip to China and Japan. Kohls and other leaders in the beef industry from United States made the trip to talk trade, […]

The move to B20 arrives

Minnesota is a leader when it comes to biodiesel. The state will move to B20 on May 1st, a 20% biodiesel blend. Biodiesel increases annual demand for Minnesota’s soybean crop by 13 percent and Minnesota […]


RSS Minnesota News Network

  • Essentia announces $675M hospital upgrade in downtown Duluth May 24, 2018
    Duluth-based Essentia Health today announced a 675-million-dollar, four-year project to build a new Saint Mary’s Medical Center, clinic building and outpatient surgery center on its downtown campus — what they say is the largest private development in Duluth history. It’s bigger than any medical project in the works in the Twin Cities, although not as […]
    Bill Werner
  • First court appearance for student accused of severely beating staffer at Mpls alternative high school May 24, 2018
    A first court appearance this afternoon for a student accused of brutally beating a teaching assistant at a Minneapolis alternative high school for those with severe behavioral or emotional disorders. 18-year-old Corey Burfield is charged with first- and three-degree assault. The victim, 44-year-old Mohammed Dukuly was initially in critical condition with head injuries, but family […]
    Bill Werner
  • Officer involved shooting in Crystal May 24, 2018
    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Crystal. One individual is being treated at North Memorial hospital for a non-life threatening injury. No officers were injured. BCA officials say there is no threat to the public. More information is expected to be released later today. The post Officer involved […]
    Tasha Redel
  • GOP, Dayton trade accusations after governor vetoes tax cut bill, budget bill May 24, 2018
    Strong words and accusations flew at the State Capitol Wednesday after Governor Mark Dayton vetoed two of the legislature’s major work products in 2018 — a tax-cut bill and a supplemental budget bill.  Senate Republican Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said he was angry and deeply disappointed with the governor’s vetoes, and “it feels impulsive, it […]
    Bill Werner

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Dairy Discussion Forum 2018

2017 Roger Strom Germany Trip

Cattle at World Dairy Expo 2017