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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

    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
  • United Way

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced today (Wednesday) that the regional non-profit will partner with 40 programs in 2015. The organization recently completed its Community Investment Review for the 2015 funding …

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    22 Apr 15
  • 2014 Hot Dish Competition

    Today (Wednesday), U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will host his fifth annual competition to determine which member of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation makes the best hotdish casserole. He will be joined by the rest of …

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    22 Apr 15
  • dollar signs

    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
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has staked out its position in a debate over long-term transportation funding with a plan that avoids a gas-tax increase. Tuesday’s 73-59 vote isn’t the final word. …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    On Saturday, at about 11:30am, Hutchinson Police Services responded to an emergency call involving a woman whom had locked herself in a bedroom with a large knife. Officers responded to an address in the 200 …

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    21 Apr 15
  • KFC Crash

    A Brownton woman was taken to Hutchinson Health Sunday after her foot slipped off the brake of her car and she crashed into a restaurant. Hutchinson Police say just before 11:30 Sunday morning, 83-year-old Donna …

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    21 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

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu has hit another Minnesota turkey farm. This one is in Kandiyohi (kan-dee-YOH’-hy) County and had 23,000 turkeys. The Department of Agriculture says another 9,000 turkeys on another farm …

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    21 Apr 15