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  • Fire

    About 1,400 hogs and about 600 piglets were killed in a barn fire west of Hector today (Wednesday). The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says at about 12:20pm they received several 911 calls reporting a hog …

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    29 Apr 15
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    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in Fargo say the man who they suspect robbed a Gate City Bank over the weekend has been arrested in Minnesota. The 34-year-old man was arrested on an initial charge …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Glencoe woman that was riding a bicycle is dead after she was hit by a car north of Glencoe Sunday afternoon. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Penny Verdeck died at the scene. …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton will convene his Executive Council on Monday as Minnesota responds to a bird flu outbreak that has killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Arboretum Sculpture Stolen

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Officials are looking for a “priceless” sculpture stolen from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. The arboretum says the sculpture by the late Paul T. Granlund was removed last week between …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that’s killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The governor’s order activates an …

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    24 Apr 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    The deadly toll taken by the highly pathogenic avian influenza continued to mount Wednesday, as the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed its presence in 13 additional flocks in Minnesota. Five of the newly confirmed …

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    23 Apr 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are providing extra money as the state struggles to get a bird flu outbreak under wraps. The deadly H5N2 virus continues to spread in the nation’s largest turkey …

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    22 Apr 15