Minnesota News
  • 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) — Health officials are confirming bird flu in 200,000 more turkeys in Minnesota, pushing the state’s toll to more than 3 million birds since the outbreak began in March. The U.S. …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Despite cool, wet weather, Minnesota farmers are continuing a spring planting pace well ahead of last year and the five-year average. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, planting progress …

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    28 Apr 15
  • court

    Two rural Hutchinson residents accused of kidnapping and murdering a Howard Lake man will likely not have hearings until this summer. Gwen Butcher’s district court appearance in Buffalo last week resulted in her attorney asking …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton will convene his Executive Council on Monday as Minnesota responds to a bird flu outbreak that has killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A 14-year-old girl is dead after a crash on a Brown County road late Thursday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says two vehicles collided on Highway 4 and County Road 29 just before 5pm. A …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Arboretum Sculpture Stolen

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Officials are looking for a “priceless” sculpture stolen from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. The arboretum says the sculpture by the late Paul T. Granlund was removed last week between …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that’s killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The governor’s order activates an …

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    24 Apr 15
  • 2015 Hot Dish Off

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Representative Betty McCollum has won this year’s Minnesota congressional “Hotdish Off.” McCollum won the fifth annual hotdish competition among Minnesota’s congressional delegation. Her “Turkey, Sweet Potato and Wild Rice Hotdish” took first …

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    23 Apr 15