Minnesota News
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the cases — both of which were related to Type …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Milk

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Milk prices have fallen by more than one-third since last fall, putting a crunch on dairy farmers after several profitable years. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the downturn’s duration is …

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    20 Mar 15
  • turkeys

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica has imposed import restrictions on poultry products from various spots in North America in the wake of a big outbreak of bird flu that has infected stocks. The island’s agriculture …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number …

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    19 Mar 15
  • Pickle

    That terrible smell that hung over Shakopee and Eden Prairie the past couple days was coming from a nearby pickle plant. Gedney Food Company, which has made pickles and other foods in its Chaska plant …

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    19 Mar 15
  • Collin Peterson

    U.S. Rep. Collin C. Peterson announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state of Minnesota will provide $220,000 for wolf management activities in Minnesota. The announcement follows an effort led by Peterson …

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    19 Mar 15
  • Butcher

    (MNN/Howard Lake, MN) –  A rural Hutchinson woman was arrested last night (Tuesday) and faces murder charges in connection with the disappearance of a Howard Lake man.  Thirty-three-year-old Gwen Butcher is charged with second-degree murder, …

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    18 Mar 15
  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    Ten city councils and a standing room only crowd packed the United Farmers Cooperative Berdan Center on Monday for a public hearing and adoption of a tax abatement resolution to fund a loan to the …

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    18 Mar 15