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  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey-producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain, raising the number of outbreaks across the state to eight. The …

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    08 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials in Minnesota are reporting two more cases of bird flu in commercial turkey operations. The latest cases are in Stearns County and in Kandiyohi County. They’re the sixth …

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    07 Apr 15
  • copper

    (Danube, MN) On Thursday, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a burglary/theft from a warehouse site of the Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association. Upon arrival to the site, employees noticed that a Renville-Sibley …

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    06 Apr 15
  • scam alert

    More phone scams reported in the area. On Thursday, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported his Office received a call from a county resident concerned about a possible attempted fraud. The resident stated he received …

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    03 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials say the discovery of bird flu at another Minnesota turkey farm is unfortunate but not a crisis. Authorities confirmed Thursday that the H5N2 strain of avian influenza has been …

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    03 Apr 15
  • Fire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota National Guard to fight wildfires across the state. The Guard and the state Department of Public Safety will supply two Blackhawk helicopters …

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    03 Apr 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    An illegal alien with 13 guns was arrested in Meeker County yesterday (Wednesday). Sheriff Brian Cruze says 61-year-old Domingo Alvarez was arrested without incident at his home in Cedar Mills Township after a search warrant …

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    02 Apr 15
  • Fire

    Summer-like temperatures and gusty winds are increasing the fire danger in southern Minnesota. 81 degrees in Hutchinson with a 43 mile an hour wind gust Wednesday. Various fire warnings are out for parts of central …

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    02 Apr 15