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  • 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

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has lifted the last remaining quarantines on poultry farms that were infected with highly pathogenic bird flu, marking a milestone in the state’s recovery from an outbreak that cost …

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    16 Dec 15
  • Burglar-300

    A Chanhassen homeowner apparently frightened off a would-be burglar Monday morning, triggering a search that involved three police departments and a K-9 unit. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports at 10:00 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Gwen Butcher

    A Hutchinson woman has pleaded guilty to obstructing an investigation by aiding an offender after the fact in connection with the murder of an Annandale man. Gwen Butcher entered the plea during a settlement conference …

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    15 Dec 15
  • fire investigation

    HAM LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 5-year-old girl who was killed in a mobile home fire in Ham Lake. The blaze broke out shortly after midnight Sunday at the home in the …

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    14 Dec 15
  • Nerf Gun

    Authorities say the crash that killed two Lakeville teens one week ago was connected to a Nerf War. KSTP reports that Capt. Jim Rogers with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office says the crash that killed 17-year-old Jacob …

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    11 Dec 15
  • ISIS

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man charged with conspiring to help the Islamic State group was ordered held Thursday pending a detention hearing next week. Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame, 20, of Eagan, made his initial appearance …

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    11 Dec 15
  • President Signs Every Child Succeeds Bill

    (NPR/Washington D.C.) President Obama called it “a Christmas miracle. A bipartisan bill signing right here.” NPR reports the “right here” was the South Court Auditorium, part of the White House complex. More importantly, the bipartisan …

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    11 Dec 15
  • indictment

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on first-degree felony murder charges in the death of a 90-year-old man who was robbed in his rural Carver County home. Thirty-five-year-old Reinol Vergara and 30-year-old …

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    10 Dec 15