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  • 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) — Three more Minnesota turkey farms have been hit by probable cases of bird flu, raising the state’s total to 97. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the presumptive new …

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    28 May 15
  • Sen Franken

    (MNN/Cuba) Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that’s exploring ways the U-S can expand trade opportunities with the island nation. Franken says “This …

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    28 May 15
  • City of Winsted

    St. Paul, Minn. – The City of Winsted has proposed upgrading its wastewater treatment facility and moving the existing continuous wastewater discharge location from South Lake to an unnamed ditch flowing into Crane Creek. The …

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    28 May 15
  • Arndt Sworn In

    Newly elected, but veteran Hutchinson city councilor, Bill Arndt took the oath of office before last night’s (Tuesday) city council meeting. Arndt ran unopposed in the special election that was held to fill the council …

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    27 May 15
  • 2nd Ave Phase One

    Despite the recent rainfall, the first phase of the 2nd Avenue construction project is right on schedule. City Engineer Kent Exner says paving will begin tomorrow (Thursday)). Striping, street lighting, and sod work will also …

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    27 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are following up on leads after more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen from a local grocery store last week. Officials with Cash Wise Foods discovered from their video surveillance tapes that …

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    27 May 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 returned to Minnesota after a lull of over a week with no new cases, with presumptive positive test results from six turkey farms. The new detections announced …

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    27 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt say they’re both pushing for a quick special session to finish work on the next state budget. The Democratic governor and Republican …

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    27 May 15