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Sen. Al Franken – Family Farmer Bankruptcy & more

Senator Al Franken joined KASM on Thursday morning to talk about recent legislation called the Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act of 2017. Franken worked with Senator Chuck Grassley from Iowa. Franken also addressed tax reform […]

Reports from NAFB in KC 2017

KASM had the wonderful opportunity to interview over 30 of the leading agricultural organizations at the 74th Annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention in Kansas City, MO November 8th-10th – take a listen to […]

Upcoming Ditch-Mowing Meetings

State Representative Paul Anderson joined KASM this week to talk about upcoming meeting regarding possible legislative action on the ability of mowing road ditches: Meetings will be held at the following locations: – The St. Cloud meeting […]

Week #8 of Miranda’s Message

KASM Radio Farm Department Intern Miranda Breth continued her series of Women in Agriculture by talking to Dr. Jennifer Revermann of Lake Country Veterinary Service in Albany:

MCGA connecting St. Paul with the farm

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is hosting 2018 gubernatorial candidates on family farms throughout Minnesota in an effort to build a greater understanding of modern farm practices and develop relationships with candidates from both […]


RSS Minnesota News Network

  • MN Turkey Growers donating over 13K pounds of turkey to foodshelves November 18, 2017
    As Thanksgiving nears, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is donating over 13 thousand pounds of turkey to Minnesota foodshelves. Hunger Solutions’ Colleen Moriarty says in many cases people end up at foodshelves not because of long-term poverty, but rather “one blip on the screen.  She says, “Maybe it was brakes. Maybe it was a medical […]
    Bill Werner
  • Top health official says “Me, too” campaign will raise awareness of sex trafficking problem in MN November 18, 2017
    Officials report progress but say more work is needed on the state’s “Safe Harbor” program which provides help to young victims of sex trafficking, rather than treating them like criminals. State Health Commissioner, Doctor Ed Ehlinger says “Me,too” campaigns will raise awareness of what’s happening with sex trafficking.  Ehlinger says, “Sex trafficking is also a […]
    Bill Werner
  • Dayton blasts Repubs for plans to stop payments on new Senate Office Building November 18, 2017
    Governor Mark Dayton is blasting Republicans who plan to stop making payments on the new Senate Office Building because Dayton vetoed funding for the legislature. Democrats warn the state’s credit rating could suffer and the governor says, “To try to make us look bad in front of the rating agencies as some way of getting […]
    Bill Werner
  • Dayton won’t say whether Franken should resign November 17, 2017
    Governor Mark Dayton would not answer questions on whether Senator Al Franken should resign in light of sex harassment allegations against him. Dayton says he was shocked by the photo that came out but will defer to the U-S Senate Ethics Committee.  He says, “I believe they have established their credibility as being a very […]
    Bill Werner

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Cattle at World Dairy Expo 2017

It’s ALL about the cows at WDE!

World Dairy Expo ’16 – Day #1