The plan developed by Rep. Collin Peterson would replace dairy programs with new ones aimed at better protecting farmers by limited milk production when the difference between milk prices and the cost of producing it fell to a certain level.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Wisconsin dairy group removes weight-loss claims from website
The state-supervised dairy board is backing away from claims that milk and other dairy products can help people lose weight after some experts said the claims were deceptive.
Farmers may lose federal subsidies in favor of beefed up insurance
Lawmakers are looking to cut costs in the new farm bill. Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson says much of the savings will come from replacing direct subsidies with an insurance program. The crop insurance will subsidize farm income if commodity prices fall below certain levels.
Experts accuse Wisconsin dairy board of making deceptive claims
The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board says dairy products can help people lose weight, but some nutrition experts dispute such claims, and a consumer protection lawyer says the board's claims qualify as "deceptive" under Wisconsin law.
Lawsuit: Land O'Lakes conspired to drive up dairy prices
The Arden Hills company is facing allegations that it conspired with other dairy producers to slaughter herds to reduce supply and drive up prices.
Freeport farmer charged for illegally selling raw milk
State law allows farmers to only sell raw milk at their farms. State officials say Alvin Schlangen sold raw milk at a warehouse in Minneapolis. He's also faces charges for selling unlabeled or misbranded products.
Jury finds Freeport farmer not guilty in raw milk trial
A Stearns County farmer charged with three misdemeanors for distributing unpasteurized milk was found not guilty by a Hennepin County jury Thursday.
Farmer narrowly escapes collapsing silo
A thunderstorm collapsed a silo and barn near Colby Thursday, and a farmer working inside was able to slip out with his life, the Marshfield News Herald reports. About 20 dairy cows were trapped in the rubble. The National Weather Service says 70- to 80-mph winds likely did in the structure.
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