Tuesday Aug 19
Beef kebabs are a summer delight
Earlier this year, I wrote a story on Black Earth Meats , a certified organic and Animal Welfare Approved slaughter facility that aggregates animals from 200 local and regional farms to sell hormone and antibiotic-free meat to restaurants and directly to consumers.
Black Earth Meats closes amid debate over slaughterhouse
A local meat processing facility is closing its doors after a battle with the village of Black Earth over its slaughterhouse.
Owner Bartlett Durand posted on the business' Facebook page that the company's "bank was unable to renew its note as a result of the Village of Black Earth's ongoing actions against the business as a 'public nuisance'".
Truck driver involved in fatal accident cited in 3 previous accidents
Gary Lammert, the truck driver charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle in the death of 22-year-old Katie Binning was involved in three previous crashes in Colorado according to records obtained through the Colorado State Patrol.
Traffic slowdowns on Highway 14
Drivers should be ready for slowdowns on Highway 14 between Black Earth and Mazomanie, starting Thursday.