Minnesota
  • Carver County Sheriff

    New DNA evidence is now being processed by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in the Carver County murder case of 90-year-old Earl Olander. KSTP reports the Carver County Sheriff’s Office says Olander was beaten and robbed …

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    07 May 15
  • fishing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here’s a look at some things to expect this …

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    07 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

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s state veterinarian has broached the possibility that bird flu may be spreading from farm-to-farm in the state’s top turkey-growing counties. Experts downplayed that possibility in the early days of the outbreaks, …

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    07 May 15
  • jennie-o logo

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey Store says it’s laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of …

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    06 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

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Turkey farmer Greg Langmo says he knew right away when the flock that usually clustered around him turned lethargic that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has …

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    06 May 15
  • Carver County Sheriff

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have increased the reward for information about an attack last month that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead. Sheriff Jim Olson said Tuesday his office has raised the …

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    06 May 15
  • 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