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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 […]

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 […]

Dairy Day at the Capitol

Today over 70 dairy farmers and agricultural organizational leaders came together to promote their industry in St. Paul. Many of those attending were there for the first time. Issues of concern included helping young and […]


RSS Minnesota News Network

  • Fischbach lieutenant governor decision sets up high-stakes special election in Payneville area May 26, 2018
    **EXTRA CUT BELOW** Michelle Fischbach resigning her state Senate seat and officially taking the oath as lieutenant governor sets up a high-stakes special election this fall in District 13, the Payneville area. If Democrats win that election they’d re-take the majority in the Minnesota Senate, but Carleton College analyst Steven Schier says, “Fischbach got 68 […]
    Bill Werner
  • Man convicted of murdering Moorhead woman and burning house to cover it up May 26, 2018
    A Clay County jury Friday afternoon found a man guilty of second-degree murder for fatally beating a Moorhead woman and setting her house on fire in 2016. Justin Critt faces up to 40 years in prison for the second-degree murder and first-degree arson conviction in the death of 49-year-old Melissa Willcoxon. Prosecutors say an autopsy […]
    Bill Werner
  • Man guilty of first-degree murder for Minneapolis city park robbery May 25, 2018
    A Hennepin County jury has found a Hopkins man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a man in a north Minneapolis park after robbing him. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Chance Adams will be sentenced June 13th to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years. According to testimony in court, 18-year-old George […]
    Bill Werner
  • School bus driver will not be charged in fatal crash with cyclist in St. Paul May 25, 2018
    A school bus driver who struck and killed a bicyclist near Macalester College in Saint Paul earlier this month will not be charged. Prosecutors say they can’t prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Leland Jacobs was operating the bus in a grossly negligent manner. Police say two witnesses told them Jacobs had the right-of-way and […]
    Bill Werner

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Dairy Discussion Forum 2018

2017 Roger Strom Germany Trip

Cattle at World Dairy Expo 2017