Minnesota News
  • 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
  • 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

    The deadly toll taken by the highly pathogenic avian influenza continued to mount Wednesday, as the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed its presence in 13 additional flocks in Minnesota. Five of the newly confirmed …

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    23 Apr 15
  • 2014 Hot Dish Competition

    Today (Wednesday), U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will host his fifth annual competition to determine which member of the Minnesota Congressional Delegation makes the best hotdish casserole. He will be joined by the rest of …

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    22 Apr 15
  • dollar signs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are providing extra money as the state struggles to get a bird flu outbreak under wraps. The deadly H5N2 virus continues to spread in the nation’s largest turkey …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has staked out its position in a debate over long-term transportation funding with a plan that avoids a gas-tax increase. Tuesday’s 73-59 vote isn’t the final word. …

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    22 Apr 15
  • 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) — Bird flu has hit another Minnesota turkey farm. This one is in Kandiyohi (kan-dee-YOH’-hy) County and had 23,000 turkeys. The Department of Agriculture says another 9,000 turkeys on another farm …

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    21 Apr 15
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have made early strides in planting small grains, thanks to good weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farmers in Minnesota were able to plant over one-third …

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    21 Apr 15