Smith Brothers Farms takes over Alpenrose Dairy

October 15, 2019 KOIN 6 News

Smith Brothers will only take over the dairy operations. More than 50 acres of land on Shattuck Road will remain with the current ownership, a press release from Smith Brothers said. That part of the property where there are dairy operations will be leased by Smith Brothers.

Judge Won’t Block Alpenrose Dairy Sale, Urges Reconciliation Among Fractured Family Owners

Circuit Judge Jerry B. Hodson ordered two warring sides of the family that owns Alpenrose and Smith Brothers Farms, the prospective buyer, into mediation. He also left the door open to continued legal action, which could push the family members to find common ground.

Alpenrose Lawsuit Dropped, Sale Off

“We filed a lawsuit to prevent a sale that would have ended Alpenrose Dairy as we and the community know and love,” said a statement issued lawyer Joe Mabe of Slinde Nelson on behalf of the siblings who filed the suit, Carl Cadonau, Cary Cadonau, and Tracey McKinnon.

Lawsuit: Historic Alpenrose Dairy Could Soon be Sold, at Risk of Being Closed

March 7, 2019 Nate Hanson, KGBW8

The plaintiffs say Barbara Deeming and Anita Cadonau-Huseby are going against a family legacy plan, which the lawsuit says was enacted to prevent the liquidation of Alpenrose.