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  • turkeys

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have confirmed four more cases of a bird flu strain that’s cost the state’s turkey producers over 1.6 million birds. The affected farms include one in Roseau County, …

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    17 Apr 15
  • Severe WX Awareness WK

    April 13-17, 2015 has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota.   The highlight of the week will be Tornado Drill Day on Thursday the 16th. There will be two Tornado Drills on Thursday, …

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    16 Apr 15
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers add 7,800 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The agency said the state has added 50,829 jobs over …

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    16 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Buffalo woman was killed in a broadside crash Wednesday in Buffalo. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 87-year-old Lorraine Kurtz died at the scene. The crash happened just after 4:30pm on Highway 25 between …

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    16 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some scientists say that eastern U.S. poultry producers should brace for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop. The fear …

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    16 Apr 15
  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bail is set at $2 million for a Minnesota man charged with killing his 10-year-old son who disappeared nearly a month before his body was found in the Mississippi River. Thirty-three-year-old Pierre …

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    16 Apr 15
  • wildfire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires in the state. Dayton on Wednesday signed an executive order to provide emergency assistance to the Minnesota …

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    16 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state’s total to 22. The eight farms have a combined …

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    15 Apr 15