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  • Fatal Crash

    A Buffalo woman was killed in a broadside crash Wednesday in Buffalo. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 87-year-old Lorraine Kurtz died at the scene. The crash happened just after 4:30pm on Highway 25 between …

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    16 Apr 15
  • wildfire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires in the state. Dayton on Wednesday signed an executive order to provide emergency assistance to the Minnesota …

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    16 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state’s total to 22. The eight farms have a combined …

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    15 Apr 15
  • police line do not cross

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are looking for more than one suspect in an attack that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead. Deputies were called to the home of Earl Olander in San …

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    15 Apr 15
  • police line do not cross

    (San Francisco Township, MN) — The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in San Francisco Township. Deputies were called to a home on Saturday night after a relative of the homeowner went …

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    14 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association estimates the state’s turkey producers have lost $15.7 million worth of birds to avian influenza flu outbreaks in recent weeks. Spokeswoman Lara Durben says that figure …

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    14 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    WILLMAR –– A third case of bird flu was confirmed over the weekend at a commercial turkey farm in Kandiyohi County. The latest Kandiyohi County case involves a flock of 38,000 turkeys in four barns. …

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    13 Apr 15
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    UNDATED (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry. This time, the outbreak is on a large Jennie-O-Turkey …

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    09 Apr 15