Minnesota News
  • Bacon

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pork industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn’t worry about a bacon shortage. The reassurance comes amid news that demand for bacon depleted frozen pork belly supplies in the U.S. to …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Willmar Poultry Testing Lab

    (Willmar MN-) Minnesota poultry industry officials are nervously watching developments overseas as cases of avian influenza are showing up in Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2015 an outbreak of H5N2 devastated turkey and chicken flocks …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Hormel

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hormel Foods Corp. says it has stopped accepting hogs from a pork supplier in Oklahoma after an animal rights group released video from a farm the supplier owns there. The company …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Emergency

    A New Ulm man died Sunday afternoon as the result of a farm accident in rural Courtland. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Kyle Ross Segelstrom was helping a friend work on an …

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    30 Jan 17
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s state-run health insurance exchange has announced a one-week special enrollment period. It’s designed to give Minnesotans extra time to take advantage of a new law providing relief from rising …

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    30 Jan 17
  • gaspump

    (Learfield News Wire/Mankato, MN) — The group that represents Minnesota corn growers is supporting a gasoline tax increase of ten cents per gallon. The idea was approved this past week at the annual meeting of …

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    30 Jan 17
  • Picture from Plow

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The public can now view winter road conditions from the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new “plow cams” available through the 511mn.org website. MnDOT announced this week that some of the agency’s 838 snowplows are …

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    27 Jan 17
  • Gov Dayton

    (Learfield News Wire/St. Paul, MN)  Governor Mark Dayton has signed into law legislation giving a state-paid 25 percent discount in 2017 to those hit with big health insurance premium increases in the individual market — …

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    27 Jan 17