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  • Racoon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are warning about a rising number of reports of a disease in raccoons that can affect dogs. The Department of Natural Resources says canine distemper cases have been …

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    02 May 17
  • Emergency

    The State Patrol says a pickup that was traveling westbound on Highway 212 in Stewart struck a pedestrian crossing the Highway Saturday night at about 10:15. The pedestrian, 26-year-old Jacob Lentz of Stewart, suffered a …

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    01 May 17
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    ST. PAUL — A measles outbreak that began last month in Hennepin County has grown to 29 confirmed cases and has spread to Stearns County. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the victims have …

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    28 Apr 17
  • Fibrominn

    BENSON, Minn. (AP) — A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. Reed Anfinson, who serves on the city of Benson’s economic development …

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    28 Apr 17
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of measles has grown to 20 cases. The Minnesota Department of Health said Monday that eight new infections have been confirmed. The cases have all occurred …

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    25 Apr 17
  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits is set to go to trial against Syngenta over the Swiss agribusiness giant’s decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn variety to the …

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    24 Apr 17
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    (Learfield News Service/Hennepin County, MN) — Health officials are working to find out how three children in Hennepin County contracted the measles. Two of the children ultimately had to be hospitalized, and all three had …

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    14 Apr 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating a purchase in which bogus bills were used to buy a vacuum cleaner at the local Walmart. On Tuesday, an employee reported to police that an African-American man bought a Dyson …

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    13 Apr 17