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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

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Turkey farmer Greg Langmo says he knew right away when the flock that usually clustered around him turned lethargic that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has …

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    06 May 15
  • Carver County Sheriff

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have increased the reward for information about an attack last month that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead. Sheriff Jim Olson said Tuesday his office has raised the …

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    06 May 15
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    Four suspects have been charged in McLeod County in connection with what authorities are calling a shoplifting ring. Hutchinson police say they took information from an employee at the Hutchinson Walmart on Friday in which …

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    05 May 15
  • Motorcycle Crash

    (MNN) One of two motorcycle riders has now died from their injuries suffered in a crash. The incident happened at about 1:45 p.m.  Saturday on Highway 71 in Stearns County. Motorcycle passenger 58-year-old Lynn Tupper …

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    05 May 15
  • cheerleader

     COSMOS – After lengthy discussion during the past several school board meetings, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City school board voted last week to reinstate cheerleading as a school-sponsored activity for the 2015-2016 school year. As a school-sponsored …

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    05 May 15
  • bird flu chickens

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bird flu has struck its biggest operation yet in Minnesota — a farm with over 1.1 million chickens in Nicollet County of south-central Minnesota. And number of farms hit by the virus …

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    05 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to send more help to turkey farmers and the state as they fight a deadly bird flu outbreak. The House was set to vote on a …

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    05 May 15
  • 2nd Ave Const

    The 1st Phase of construction on 2nd Avenue Southeast in Hutchinson began today (Monday). First phase construction is between Main Street at Adams Street. Crews are beginning by digging up 2nd Avenue near Main Street …

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    04 May 15