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Hormel Sells Neb. Pork Plant: Who is WholeStone Farms?

Hormel Foods is selling its large pork processing plant in Fremont, Neb., in order to move further into the consumer foods sector. The new owner, WholeStone Farms LLC, is a recently formed offshoot of thePipestone System.

DROVERS - 2018-08-17 13:08:00

Train monitoring up and running

The system monitors the railroad crossings at North Somers Avenue, west 23rd Street, west Linden Avenue and west Military Avenue, all on the west side of town.

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 23:01:00

Cunningham: These kids not 'wasting their time'

Stop me if you’ve heard this before.“Kids today are spoiled.” “There’s a growing disconnect between the older generation and these new upstarts.” “Nobody wants to work anymore.”Coffee shop talk? Laments from the family after a July 4th cook-out?

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 05:00:00

Dad cited for DUI outside of Elkhorn school

“There was a gentleman, who was showing signs of intoxication, who was there to pick up his child,” Capt. Wayne Hudson, of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, said.

KETV.COM - 2018-08-17 03:13:00

Stolen Vintage Barracuda located, parts stripped

Fremont, Neb. (KMTV) -- - Hard work by investigators and social media persistence help track down a Bellevue man's vintage car, but now it doesn't look the same.


Hormel sells its Nebraska processing plant to hog farmer cooperative

Dive Brief:Hormelannounced in a press release Thursdaythat it will sell one of its pork processing plants in Fremont, Nebraska, to WholeStone Farms, a newly formed cooperative of 220 Midwestern hog farmers. Neither Hormel nor WholeStone Farms disclosed the sale price.The transaction is expected to c

FOODDIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 08:03:00

Airport zoning to be addressed

“As areas around the airport are being developed, we need to make sure we’re protecting the airport’s investment and safety of the airport,” he said.

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 21:15:00

School lunch menus for Aug. 20-24

Thursday: Hamburger pizza, carrot and celery sticks, juice, cookie, milk.

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 15:00:00

Hormel Foods announces sale of Fremont plant to Wholestone Farms - Austin Daily Herald

SneeHormel Foods Corporation and WholeStone Farms have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Hormel Foods Fremont, Nebraska, processing facility to WholeStone Farms, LLC.The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in D

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-17 13:50:16

Hormel plans to sell Fremont pork plant that employs 1,500 and makes Spam

Buy NowIn 1947, Hormel purchased its Fremont plant, where the company makes its most famous product, Spam, along with Little Sizzlers sausage and other items.THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


Wahoo native who wed wife at hospital was 'very gentle,' 'a free spirit'

There was one box Chris Ludi would never let his longtime sweetheart peek through. That box held every letter, note and scrap of paper that she used to write to him.One note read, “I can’t wait for you to get off work. See you when I get back.” Another scrap of paper was a doodle he sneaked out of h


School taps new summer program a success

WAHOO – Some students, as well as a few teachers, stuck around at St. Wenceslaus Grade School in Wahoo this summer.

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2018-08-17 05:00:00

Five Elkhorn school board candidates want to maintain quality as district grows

Chuck BurneyAge:58Party:RepublicanOccupation:Retired teacher and director of the agent academy at Nebraska RealtyHome:OmahaPublic offices held:Elkhorn school board, 2011-presentMilitary service:NoneEducation:Master’s in secondary education, University of Nebraska at Omaha; bachelor’s in social scien

OMAHA.COM - 2018-08-17 22:45:00

Who is WholeStone Farms?

The relatively new company, started in 2017, is a consortium of over 220 pork producers from South Dakota and Minnesota who collectively farm about 400,000 acres raising about 12 million pigs a year, according to Luke Minion, chairman of the board of WholeStone Farms, and the interim CEO.

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 01:00:00

Sheriff's office gets grant for sobriety checkpoints

"This I believe this will be the fourth year where we've conducted kind of a large-scale checkpoint at various locations around the county," said Sheriff Steve Hespen. "And this year we'll be doing smaller checkpoints throughout the county, on the less travelled roads, and they'll last for a shorter


Producers gather for soybean info

Giesler said that many types of insects, fungi and other parasites can harm soybean yield. White mold, stem canker, fusarium wilt and sudden death syndrome are just a few of the examples he gave.

WAHOO-ASHLAND-WAVERLY.COM - 2018-08-17 08:00:00

Hormel Foods Corporation And WholeStone Farms Announce The Sale Of Fremont, Neb., Processing Facility To WholeStone Farms, LLC | Markets Insider

AUSTIN, Minn.,Aug. 16, 2018/PRNewswire/ --Â Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, and WholeStone Farms, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Hormel FoodsFremont, Neb., processing facility to WholeStone Farms, LLC. The transacti


Nebraska has executed convicted killer Carey Dean Moore in its first lethal injection

Moore, 60, also became the first condemned inmate put to death by lethal injection at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. He served 38 years on death row for the 1979 killings of Omaha cabdrivers Reuel Van Ness and Maynard Helgeland.


Being wary of Zebra Mussels

Pictured is a handful of zebra mussels. While the invasive species has been predominately kept at bay in Nebraska, northwest Omaha's Cunningham Lake recently learned of a zebra mussel presence, begging the question how would it affect Platte County and Columbus if they made a presence locally.Courte


Fremont Lakes to host fishing program

A park entry permit is required. For more information, call 402-727-2922 or emailbobbi.holm@nebraska.gov.