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07 Apr, 2017, 13:30 ET From Sweet and Spicy to Salty and Tart, Dairy Farmers ask Fans to Vote for the 2017 "Flavor of the Fair" April 7-17

As the days get longer and weather gets warmer, Minnesotan's yearn for the long, lazy days of summer. And nothing tastes better on a hot day than...


24 Aug, 2016, 22:43 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Haley (HAY lee) Hinrichs (HIN ricks), a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minnesota, representing Goodhue County, was crowned the 63rd...


09 May, 2016, 18:09 ET Celebrate the Season, Pledge Three Daily Servings of Dairy

 More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the farmers who produce them....


25 Feb, 2016, 13:17 ET Midwest Dairy Association Names Next CEO; Mike Kruger to Retire After 35 Years

 Midwest Dairy Association, a non-profit organization which manages dairy farmer checkoff funds in a 10-state region, has named Lucas Lentsch...


20 Aug, 2014, 22:21 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Jeni Haler, a 19-year-old college student from Norwood Young America, Minn., representing Carver County, was crowned the 61st Princess Kay of the...


06 Aug, 2014, 23:00 ET 61st Iowa Dairy Princess Crowned

 Mikayla Lien (pronounced Lean), a 19-year-old from Calmar, was crowned the 61st Iowa Dairy Princess during an evening ceremony at the Iowa...


30 May, 2014, 08:00 ET Raise a Glass of Milk to Toast Dairy's Goodness

More than 75 years since the annual celebration began, June Dairy Month continues to recognize dairy foods and the people who make them possible to...


21 Aug, 2013, 22:35 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

 MarJenna McWilliam, a 20-year-old college student from Winger, Minn., representing Polk County, was crowned the 60th...


03 Jun, 2013, 13:00 ET Dairy Farmers Celebrate Feeding Our Nation during June Dairy Month

Dairy farmers take pride in their role in producing wholesome, nutritious dairy foods and in helping to feed the nation. During June Dairy Month,...


31 May, 2013, 09:00 ET June Dairy Month Celebrates Midwest Dairy Farm Families and the Nutritious Dairy Foods They Produce

June Dairy Month is an annual celebration that began in 1937 and serves as a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it...


22 Aug, 2012, 22:47 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Christine Reitsma, an 18-year-old college student from Sauk Centre, was crowned the 59th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at...


01 Jun, 2012, 10:00 ET Midwest Dairy Farm Families Committed to Healthy People, Communities and Planet for June Dairy Month and Every Day

June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it...


21 Feb, 2012, 15:17 ET Fuel Up to Play 60 Report Card: Initial Data Shows Progress in Helping to Create Healthier Schools

Fuel Up to Play 60's first "report card" since launching in 2009 shows schools are making progress in promoting healthier eating habits and...


30 Aug, 2011, 10:00 ET Midwest Dairy Council Kicks Off Back to School and National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month with a Healthy Start

Fuel Up to Play 60 Celebrates Student and School Commitment to Nutrition and Physical Activity   September is National Childhood Obesity...


24 Aug, 2011, 22:39 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 58th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Mary Zahurones (Zah-RO-nus), an 18-year-old college student from Pierz, was crowned the 58th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony...


27 May, 2011, 10:00 ET Celebrate June Dairy Month by Raising a Glass of Milk to Our Dedicated Midwest Dairy Farm Families

June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it...


15 Nov, 2010, 10:00 ET Fuel Up to Play 60 Schools Receive Funding for Wellness Initiatives

84 Schools Awarded $139,644 by Midwest Dairy Council Midwest Dairy Council today named 84 schools from nine Midwest states, including Arkansas,...


25 Aug, 2010, 23:00 ET Minnesota Dairy Industry Crowns 57th Princess Kay of the Milky Way

Katie Miron, a 19-year-old college student from Hugo, was crowned the 57th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota...


21 Jul, 2010, 10:58 ET You...Only Butter! Midwest Dairy Association Brings a Popular State Fair Tradition to You Online

Everyone looks better in butter, and thanks to Midwest Dairy Association a fun new Facebook application brings a popular state fair tradition...


01 Jun, 2010, 12:56 ET Celebrate June Dairy Month by Raising a Glass of Milk to Our Dedicated Midwest Dairy Farm Families

June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it...


15 Jun, 2009, 10:30 ET June Dairy Month Proves Perfect Pairing Time for Dairy Farmers and Domino's

Midwest Dairy Association Partners with Domino's to Reintroduce Consumers to New Line of American Legends Pizza Made with 40% More Cheese Midwest...


19 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET NFL-Themed Milk Touches Down in Schools and Retail Grocery Stores

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Midwest Dairy Association has introduced a new Gridiron Milk(TM) branded product...


29 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Milk Pricing Fact Sheet

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Midwest Dairy Association: The price of milk can...


25 Aug, 2004, 01:00 ET Dairy Industry Crowns New Princess Kay of the Milky Way

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Christina Rettmann, 20, of Buffalo Lake, Minn., was crowned the 51st Princess Kay of the Milky Way in...


24 Aug, 2004, 01:00 ET 51st Princess Kay of the Milky Way to Be Crowned at Minnesota State Fair Bandshell August 25

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota's newest Princess Kay of the Milky Way will be crowned in ceremonies beginning at 8:30 p.m....