Minnesota
  • 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) — Brown County of south-central Minnesota has recorded its fifth presumed case of bird flu. The turkey farm was the only new case reported Thursday by the Minnesota Board of Animal …

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    05 Jun 15
  • Gwen Butcher and Robert Nuttall

    Robert Nuttall and Gwen Butcher, two rural Hutchinson residents charged in the death of Chris Rossing of Annandale were to be back in court this week after a two-month delay however, Butcher’s evidence hearing has …

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    04 Jun 15
  • taser

    The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy alleged to have stunned another officer with an electroshock weapon was sentenced Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. The West Central Tribune reports 31-year-old Taylor Alan Fenrich …

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    04 Jun 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eight Minnesota health plans have proposed big premium increases for 2016, ranging from 11 to 74 percent. The rate increases are only proposals for now and must be approved by …

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    04 Jun 15
  • corn

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota farm management analyst says the spread of bird flu could affect corn prices. Kent Thiesse, vice president of MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, told KTOE-AM the ripple effect of …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Makeshift House and Senate chambers have been arranged for an impending special session. Now all state leaders need are final budget bills for lawmakers to vote on. House Speaker Kurt …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Carver Co Sheriff Jim Olson

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Department of Revenue is warning citizens about a scammer knocking on doors posing as an agent from the Department of Revenue. The scammer demands that the victim make …

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    02 Jun 15
  • stray voltage

    BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — A jury has awarded nearly $2.5 million to Waverly dairy farmers who say stray voltage from their power company’s faulty equipment cut deeply into their production. After a long legal fight …

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    02 Jun 15