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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) — 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
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    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
  • 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