Minnesota
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    Four suspects have been charged in McLeod County in connection with what authorities are calling a shoplifting ring. Hutchinson police say they took information from an employee at the Hutchinson Walmart on Friday in which …

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    05 May 15
  • bird flu chickens

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bird flu has struck its biggest operation yet in Minnesota — a farm with over 1.1 million chickens in Nicollet County of south-central Minnesota. And number of farms hit by the virus …

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    05 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to send more help to turkey farmers and the state as they fight a deadly bird flu outbreak. The House was set to vote on a …

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    05 May 15
  • Birthday

    SLEEPY EYE, Minn. (AP) — The Sleepy Eye quads have returned to their childhood home to celebrate their 65th birthday. On Saturday the Seifert quads — Marie, Martha, Michael and Monica — celebrated at the …

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    04 May 15
  • teacher

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul high school teacher who teaches writing and English to immigrant students has been named Minnesota’s 2015 Teacher of the Year. Amy Hewett-Olatunde was announced Sunday as the 51st …

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    04 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) — Minnesota health officials are reporting two more turkey flocks presumed to have bird flu. The presumed cases reported Friday are in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. Both counties have already been …

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    02 May 15
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting a net loss of $9.7 million, or $0.29 per share, on net sales of $62.4 million, for its fiscal second quarter ended March 29, 2015.  The net loss …

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    01 May 15
  • marijuana leaf1

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says it inadvertently destroyed 21 pounds of marijuana in its property room tied to a drug case of a Minneapolis man. KSTP reports the marijuana was originally discovered missing in …

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    01 May 15