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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


Police respond to two vehicle thefts in Oakland

Two vehicle thefts have occurred in Oakland in recent weeks. A pickup truck was discovered missing from Helena Chemical Company on July 5thand another from a residential garage on Aug. 1st. Gary and Tammy Case reported their 2008 Cadillac Escalade stolen, though it was believed to have been recover


Norfolk man arrested for enticing 12-year-old girl

NORFOLK, Iowa (KCAU) - A Norfolk, Nebraska man was arrested Wednesday after police investigated reports of him trying to entice a minor.


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


Dakota County murder suspect drops appeal of incompetency ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Wakefield, Nebraska, man charged with killing and dismembering another man has dropped his appeal of a judge's ruling that he is mentally incompetent to stand trial for murder.What happens next in the case is not yet certain.Andres Surber's attorney on Wednesday filed a motion in

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-08-17 21:00:00

Dad gets jail, probation for beating 13-year-old son

NORFOLK, NE (AP) -A Norfolk man has been sentenced to jail and given probation for beating his 13-year-old son.The Norfolk Daily Newsreports that the 36-year-old father on Thursday was given 60 days behind bars -- with credit for one day served -- and 18 months of probation. He'd been found guilty o

KTIV - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Nebraska couple accused of sitting on kids, depriving them of food

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (KCAU) - A couple near Emerson, Nebraska face charges of child abuse after reportedly sitting on two children's chests or backs as a form of punishment and depriving them of food.


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.

3NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-16 21:44:58

West Point to host scrap tire collection

The Lower Elkhorn NRD, Papio Missouri River NRD, and Nebraska Loess Hills RC&D Council will have a free scrap tire collection from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 24 at the Cuming County Fairgrounds in West Point.

FREMONT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 22:45:00

Northeast Community College to offer Classes in West Point and Norfolk in early September

The course (HLTH 5500/18F & CRN #60131) will be held Wednesday and Thursday, September 5 and 6, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Room at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Avenue in Norfolk.

KTICRADIO.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

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

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

Local officers, State Patrol chase down stolen Butler Co. Hummer

A driver of a Hummer H2 reportedly stolen in Butler County on Thursday and was pulled over for a traffic stop on the outskirts of Schuyler led law enforcement officers on a chase through the community before the driver jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot.Jose Lance was arrested on charges of


Classic film comes to life in Europe

We also learned about Mozart, born in 1756, who lived in Salzburg. Mozart was a musician. Most of his music was composed during his teen years. We visited his birthplace, and his residence. He died at the young age of 35. He is still known as an amazing classical composer.


Hormell sells Fremont plant to WholeStone; jobs remain safe

Hormel Foods Corporation, the Minnesota-based food producer known for lunch-meat products like Spam canned ham, has announced that it’s entered into an agreement to sell its Fremont processing plant to WholeStone Farms, LLC.

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

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


Victim of fatal gas station shooting remembered as 'all-around good person'

The ex-wife of a man who was shot and killed Sunday called him a good guy who may have had a meth problem.Andrew Peek, 27, was shot at Bucky's gas station, 30th and Dodge Streets, about 6 a.m. He was found between gas pumps and taken to the Nebraska Medical Center, where he died.His assailant took P


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


Students, parents to hear Rachel’s Challenge

Hoping to connect with children and parents and create safe and productive learning environments for students, all three West Point school systems will take part in Rachel’s Challenge next week.The public is invited to attend a Rachel’s Challenge Community Night Thursday, Aug. 23, at West Point-Beem