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Map: Slaughterers, meat packers Minnesota's 'most unique' job

The employment landscape in a state can offer hints about its culture. What does it say about Minnesota? Well according to one new map, the meat industry is more prominent in Minnesota than in any...

October 21, 2014

Cargill appeals ruling on lawsuit alleging child slavery on cocoa farms

The Star Tribune reports Cargill is appealing a judicial panel’s ruling in a lawsuit that claims the Twin Cities-based agribusiness bears some responsibility for the use of child slave labor...

October 20, 2014

Walleye survey in Mille Lacs Lake encouraging, DNR says

There’s good news for walleye – and anglers – on Mille Lacs Lake. For years the walleye population in the lake has been declining because the majority of walleye that hatched didn’t...

October 20, 2014

1 worker from evacuated turkey plant still hospitalized; cause unknown

The Jennie-O turkey processing plant evacuated Friday night after dozens of workers suddenly became ill is operating normally again, and all but one of the affected employees is out of the hospital...

October 18, 2014

Dozens of workers sickened at Willmar turkey plant; investigation underway

A turkey processing plant in Willmar was evacuated Friday evening after dozens of workers there became ill. Willmar police tell KSTP the incident at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant started with...

October 17, 2014

Depressed prices and record harvest put corn farmers at risk

A record corn harvest combined with depressed prices is putting Minnesotan farmers at risk from both financial and physical harm. As government figures predict this year’s harvest will break...

October 17, 2014

Charges

Prosecutors: Uptown Restaurateur Hid More Than $1.1M From State

An investigation revealed that Michael Whitelaw skirted more than $100,000 in sales taxes at his Asian fusion eatery.

October 16, 2014

General Mills' organic food company launches save the bees campaign

One of the country’s largest food companies is the latest to address the alarm over the dramatic drop in bee populations around the country in recent years. Bees pollinate an estimated 75...

October 13, 2014

Pig populations rebound after deadly virus; pork prices may drop

Hog farmers are making progress in their fight against a deadly virus that has killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to rising pork prices. A recent report from the U.S. Department...

October 12, 2014

Minnesota leads nation in elk production, but doesn't meet growing demand

Minnesota leads the nation in farmed elk production, but there’s a need for more elk producers due to an unprecedented demand for elk meat and products, the state Department of Agriculture...

October 12, 2014

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