Hendricks News

12/16/2017 06:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
How consumers are transforming Minnesota food companies, economy 

EARTH'S CUSTODIAN Jack Weber is relying on fewer chemicals to manage his farm in Hendricks, in southwestern Minnesota near the South Dakota border. lke Richards drives two hours to Maple Grove every month to shop at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, both of which offer more organic groceries or minimally processed food than she can find near her home in Alexandria.

12/04/2017 09:14 AM  ~~~Source~~~
A Minnesota town fights for its life against a factory farm 

County officials have shown only support for the dairy, even though it could bring ruin to a lake that serves as the lifeblood of a community. The initiative to lure European dairy companies via cheap government loans started with former GOP Governor Mike Rounds.

11/30/2017 09:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
South Dakota dairy farm raises concerns for Minnesota lake 

A legal fight over a proposed mega-dairy farm near a lake that helps drive the economy in southwestern Minnesota will soon be heard in a South Dakota courtroom. The Lake Hendricks Improvement Association has filed a court challenge to stop construction of the proposed 4,000-cow dairy farm near the lake on the South Dakota side, Minnesota Public Radio reported.