Son Of Ethiopian Agronomist Uses Past To Create His Future At Land O' LakesTeddy Bekele is the son of an Ethiopian agronomist. After getting a taste of the family business at a young age, Bekele never thought farming would be in his future. But, after starting his career in mechanical engineering, he took a chance and made the move to Minnesota.
Land O' Lakes Plans $80M ExpansionLand O'Lakes is planning an $80-million expansion at its corporate headquarters, according to the Pioneer Press. The paper reports the expansion will centralize employees who are now split between the Arden Hills and Shoreview offices, while also making room for at least 200 new jobs.
Land O' Lakes Partners With State On Improving Water QualityThe state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes say they'll work together to improve water quality. Gov. Mark Dayton and Land O'Lakes officials will announce details Wednesday, but the basic outlines call for Land O'Lakes' more than 4,000 member farms to implement better practices on water quality.
Minnesota Bids For 2020 College Football Championship GameMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and state business Tuesday launched an official bid Tuesday for the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship game. It would be played at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction in Minneapolis, which is already hosting the 2018 Super Bowl and the 2019 Final Four.
PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-3-14A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!
STATE FAIR PODCAST: Monday- 8-25-14 DAVE LEE-The WCCO Morning NewsA visit from the Governor and more....click the link above to listen back to Monday highlights from Dave Lee at the Fair.
PODCAST PAGE: WCCO MORNING NEWS WITH DAVE LEE 6-20-14Miss something from Friday's show? Click the link above to hear high lights from today's show.
11-14-13 Give To The Max Day-LAND O LAKES-On The Morning News With Dave Leewww.givemn.org for more info
10-28-13 Land O' Lakes On The Morning News With Dave LeeLydia Botham of the Land O Lakes Foundation joins Dave.
10-23-13 Land O' Lakes-World Hunger On The Morning News With Dave LeeLand O' Lakes is one of the world leaders in combating hunger.
Land O Lakes, WCCO Radio Announce PartnershipLydia Botham, Public relations director for Land O Lakes joined Dave Lee in-studio on Tuesday morning to make a special announcement.
Tips For Getting The Best From Generic Brands It seems like we're all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.