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    UNDATED (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry. This time, the outbreak is on a large Jennie-O-Turkey …

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    09 Apr 15
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey-producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain, raising the number of outbreaks across the state to eight. The …

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    08 Apr 15
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    Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend $842 million on statewide infrastructure projects. He is calling it a “jobs bill”; saying it would create almost 24,000 jobs and strengthen the economy. The Legislature typically passes bonding …

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    07 Apr 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials in Minnesota are reporting two more cases of bird flu in commercial turkey operations. The latest cases are in Stearns County and in Kandiyohi County. They’re the sixth …

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    07 Apr 15
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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drought conditions are expanding across a large section of the U.S., from California to the Great Plains. The National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska says the area …

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    07 Apr 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul, Gov. Mark Dayton is delivering them a list public works construction projects that would require state borrowing. Dayton was set to outline his …

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    07 Apr 15
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    (Danube, MN) On Thursday, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a burglary/theft from a warehouse site of the Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association. Upon arrival to the site, employees noticed that a Renville-Sibley …

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    06 Apr 15
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota converted more wetlands into farmland than any other state when crop prices spiked between 2008 and 2012. That’s according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. Minnesota Public Radio …

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    06 Apr 15