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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) — One new Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by bird flu, raising the state’s total to 85 since the outbreaks were first confirmed in early March. The Minnesota Board of …

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    12 May 15
  • Wright County Court

    ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (AP) — Charges are expected today (Tuesday) in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son at a home in Wright County. The sheriff’s department has identified the …

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    12 May 15
  • Planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers are planting soybeans at a near-record pace. Despite only four days suitable for fieldwork, the USDA says over one-third of Minnesota’s soybean acreage was planted during week ending …

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    12 May 15
  • Fire

    A fire late Saturday evening in Fairfax caused damage to one building and two other buildings alongside it. At just after 11:30, the Fairfax Fire Department was dispatched to a building at 120 Park St. …

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    11 May 15
  • GSL

    Glencoe-Silver Lake School District residents will go to the polls tomorrow (Tuesday) to vote on a $24-million-plus building bond issue.The McLeod County Chronicle reports that if successful, the bond would fund the relocating of the …

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    11 May 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Hutchinson man is dead after a crash east of Hutchinson Sunday morning that involved three vehicles. 81-year-old George Horrmann Jr. was pronounced dead at HCMC. The State Patrol says he was a passenger in …

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    11 May 15
  • Wright County Sheriff

    Two men, one of them an off-duty Elk River police officer, were found dead in an apparent double homicide Saturday night. According to a news release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the officer, identified …

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    11 May 15
  • police body camera

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Senate is setting up a clash with the House over body cameras and license plate readers. Senators were originally set to debate only license plate readers, an area the …

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    08 May 15