A Minn. State Fair Tradition: The 'Miracle Of Birth Center' ReturnsThe Minnesota State Fair is all about tradition. Every year, you probably have Sweet Martha's Cookies, the cheese curds and swing by the Miracle of Birth Center, which is one of the most popular attractions at the Fair.
Calf On The Loose In Stearns CountyThe Stearns County Sheriff's Department is chasing down a calf, and that's no bull. On Monday night, the sheriff's department said that they received a number of calls about a red angus calf that was running loose along Highway 71.
Manny's Steakhouse Named One Of The World's BestManny's Steakhouse is one of the best places in the world to gnaw into a juicy steak, according to Men's Journal. The journal placed Manny's in its "10 Best Steakhouses In The World" list, which includes steakhouses in cities like New York City, London, Paris and Buenos Aires.
CapX2020 Project Forced To Buy Organic DairyA popular organic dairy in Scott County is closing its doors after a major power line project skirted the property. The owners of Cedar Summit Dairy won a district court lawsuit that required a power consortium to buy the farm. The CapX2020 project is constructing huge transmission towers to move electricity across the upper Midwest.
MOO-ve Over! Loose Cows Saunter Through Red WingA southeastern Minnesota farmer had to be called Wednesday night after cattle reportedly got loose in downtown Red Wing, according to police.
Mower Co. Sheriff: Owners Of 22 Cows Found Dead Were In 'Dire Straits'The Mower County Sheriff's Office has a gruesome case on its hands after 22 dairy cows were found dead in a barn. The grisly discovery was made a couple of weeks ago in Racine Township, which is just east of Austin, Minn.
Minn. Farmer Cited After 22 Dairy Cows Found DeadMower County authorities say 22 dairy cows have been found dead in a barn of apparent starvation, and a farmer has been cited. Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelsen says the animals were found in February, but the citation wasn't issued this week because of "extenuating circumstances" involving the owners. Sheriff Terese Amazi says the 52-year-old man and his 75-year-old father were in a serious car crash recently.
Scientists Help Wis. Farmers Create Greener DairiesCows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer.
WCCO 4 At The Fair: Day 2Day 2 at the State Fair was all about ramping up for the Agrilympics. Do you think the 'CCO news team will take home the gold again this year?
Farm Fields Turn Dry In Central, Eastern Minn. Cornfields and pastures are drying out in parts of central and eastern Minnesota, and some cattle producers are starting to thin out their herds to cut costs.
Milking Robots Are Pricy, But Cows Sure Like ThemAt dairy farms across Minnesota, robots are moving in. Over the past couple years, dozens of dairy farmers have turned to "robotic milking" as a way to help their business.
More Than 100 Animals Killed In Barn FireMore than 100 animals, mostly cows, were killed in a barn fire in San Francisco Township early Tuesday morning.