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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) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive for bird flu. The farms are in Kandiyohi and Swift counties. The number of birds …

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    08 May 15
  • Road Construction

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages the public to attend an open house informational meeting regarding construction on U.S. Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield, which includes a detour. According to a news release from …

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    07 May 15
  • Carver County Sheriff

    New DNA evidence is now being processed by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in the Carver County murder case of 90-year-old Earl Olander. KSTP reports the Carver County Sheriff’s Office says Olander was beaten and robbed …

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    07 May 15
  • fishing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here’s a look at some things to expect this …

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    07 May 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

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s state veterinarian has broached the possibility that bird flu may be spreading from farm-to-farm in the state’s top turkey-growing counties. Experts downplayed that possibility in the early days of the outbreaks, …

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    07 May 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A 49-year-old rural Cosmos man died of injuries sustained in an accident Monday evening southeast of Cosmos in Cedar Mills Township. Meeker County Authorities say Scott Knacke was trapped in a piece of machinery and …

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    06 May 15
  • Fatal Crash

    One person is dead after a head-on crash on State Highway 23 near Paynesville Tuesday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol says 52-year-old Dale Rolfes of Rice, Minnesota died at the scene. He was driving a …

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    06 May 15
  • jennie-o logo

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey Store says it’s laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of …

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    06 May 15