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New poultry testing lab in Willmar prepares industry for next avian influenza event
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The despair that was felt in the Minnesota poultry industry this time last year -- after nine million turkeys and chickens were wiped out in an unprecedented outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza -- was replaced with a sense of determined readiness during...
September 22, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 31, 2016
Gorilla killing at Cincinnati zoo sparks probe into possible criminal charges
CINCINNATI — Police are investigating possible criminal charges in a Cincinnati Zoo incident in which a gorilla was killed in order to rescue...
May 31, 2016 - 3:35pm
April 10, 2016
Pigeon found along the road becomes another family pet
DETROIT LAKES — Stories of rescue dogs and cats aren’t too hard to find, but rarely does one hear a heartwarming tale of a rescue pigeon....
April 10, 2016 - 9:12pm
August 13, 2015
Protesters fill courtroom at deputy’s arraignment in K-9 assault case
CARLTON — A Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his canine partner at a training event in Carlton County was met with a...
August 13, 2015 - 8:47pm
August 12, 2015
Christensen Farms accused of improper animal care
LUVERNE — Seven employees of Christensen Farms have been suspended by the company after allegations of improper animal care at a Christensen hog farm near Luverne. According to a Tuesday Star-Tribune report, the suspensions are a result of hidden camera footage that appears to...
August 12, 2015 - 10:55am
June 10, 2015
Legislators to consider a variety of bills at special session
ST. PAUL — Here is a look at what Minnesota legislators are expected to consider during a special session to finish passing a two-year, $42 billion state budget: Education About $17 billion will be spent for early childhood-through-high school education. While Gov. Mark Dayton...
June 10, 2015 - 8:23pm
May 26, 2015
Moore pleads guilty in animal neglect case
WORTHINGTON — A Reading woman pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Nobles County District Court in an animal neglect case stemming back to March of last year. Originally, Joan Moore was charged with 11 felony counts of animal neglect and nine misdemeanor charges of depriving an...
May 26, 2015 - 9:11pm
May 13, 2015
Minnesota Zoo fills dolphin void with endangered Hawaiian monk seals
APPLE VALLEY — Members of one of the most endangered animal species in the world have a new home at the Minnesota Zoo. Five Hawaiian monk...
May 13, 2015 - 8:39pm
April 9, 2015
Bioscience: Think Big
WORTHINGTON — As a veterinarian and entrepreneur, Randy Simonson has successfully grown local companies like Oxford Laboratories (now Merck)...
April 9, 2015 - 8:47pm
January 15, 2015
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington woman believes she may have seen a cougar outside her back patio doors Wednesday night after returning home to...
January 15, 2015 - 4:24pm
September 8, 2014
Como Zoo earns its stripes
ST. PAUL — The Como Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of a second baby zebra this year. The zoo’s female zebras Thelma and Minnie gave...
September 8, 2014 - 9:38pm
April 22, 2014
Woman charged with animal neglect appears in court
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington woman facing 11 felony counts of animal neglect resulting in death and nine misdemeanor charges of mistreatment of animals appeared Tuesday in Nobles County District Court. Joan Mary Moore was summoned to court after Nobles County deputies investigated...
April 22, 2014 - 8:38pm
March 13, 2014
Officials develop response plan for ag emergencies
WORTHINGTON — Agriculture industry professionals from more than a dozen counties across southern Minnesota connected via video conference Thursday...
March 13, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 29, 2012
Plant, animal invasion bigger than many think
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Rare is the Minnesotan who has not seen videos of fish leaping out of water and hitting boaters. Word has spread across the...
August 29, 2012 - 7:43pm
October 9, 2009
Worthington native to appear in episode on Animal Planet tonight
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington native Branden Roth, who left his hometown behind more than two years ago to pursue a life-long dream to become an...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am