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    Another major retailer Target announced that it too is discontinuing the use of all Sparboe egg products. The FDA has not issued a recall of Sparboe eggs but Target said it was telling all its …

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    19 Nov 11
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    On Thursday night, at about 10pm, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire at the Tom and Kathleen Ahrens home located at 1450 Banyon Avenue Northwest in Chatham Township. Authorities …

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    19 Nov 11
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    A Shakopee man is dead after a head-on crash Friday evening in Carver County. 40-year-old Martin Ballines Rios died at the scene. The State Patrol says Rios was driving southbound in the northbound lane of …

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    19 Nov 11
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    Wright County authorities are investigating a robbery at a South Haven convenience store Wednesday evening. At 7:30 PM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a robbery at the Tesoro station at 411 …

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    19 Nov 11
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    McDonalds is searching for a new eggs supplier after results of an ABC News exclusive investigation featuring undercover tape filmed at Sparboe Farms. The tape shows unsanitary conditions and extreme animal cruelty – prompting McDonalds …

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    18 Nov 11
  • (L-R) Coach Colette Thorson (Waverly); Austin Davis (Cokato); Rebecca  Groos (Howard Lake); Bethany Kozitka (Howard Lake); Ethan Groos (Howard Lake)

    After earning first place in the Minnesota 4-H State Project Bowl competition last April, the Wright County 4-H Dairy Bowl team competed in the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Kentucky, this month (November). …

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    17 Nov 11
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    Xcel Energy has agreed to seek a considerably smaller two-year rate increase than what it originally requested, in part because the energy utility plans to delay planned upgrades to its Monticello nuclear plant. Xcel reached …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Cornucopia

    A new report by the USDA says sales of local foods, whether sold direct to consumers at farmers markets or through intermediaries such as grocers or restaurants, amounted to $4.8 billion in 2008. That’s a …

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    16 Nov 11