dairy

By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Aaron Vogt, Ethan Vogt, Matt Groetsch and Brandon Magnuson have all known each other since their boyhood days and continue that friendship and camaraderie while working together. Their days are spent doing all that is required to maintain a thriving dairy operation. Vogt Dairy, south of Sauk Centre, was […]

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By Sarah Lideen, Staff Writer, sarah.lideen@ecm-inc.com Jeff Klaphake has been dairy farming his entire life, and has now turned his passion into a family business. “It was very important for us when we had a family that our kids would grow up farming,” said Klaphake, whose father founded the farm in 1960. Although the Klaphakes describe their […]

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By EMILIE THIESSEN, Staff Writer emilie.thiessen@ecm-inc.com James Maus has been farming his entire life, just like his father and his grandfather before him. Maus’ dairy farm on the outskirts of Osakis has been in the family for generations and has more acres than he can keep track of — just the way he likes it. […]

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