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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
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Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
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July 7, 2015
Vaccine isn’t top of federal avian flu response plan
WASHINGTON — Poultry producers and government officials are preparing for a predicted renewed fall avian flu outbreak, using measures such as improving biosecurity, but they disagree about whether a vaccine should be used. The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee heard Tuesday from...
July 7, 2015 - 9:16pm
May 6, 2015
Good news for poultry
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota turkey and chicken industry has received its first good news since an avian flu outbreak began March 5. On Wednesday, state and federal officials reported that no new flocks were reported infected and they were not awaiting test results from any suspected...
May 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
April 14, 2015
Eight more cases of bird flu confirmed
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials say they’re doing everything possible to stop the spread of bird flu and stress that the disease poses no threat to food safety or the general public as eight more cases were reported this week. The officials also said the disease, for which no...
April 14, 2015 - 9:15pm
February 5, 2015
WORTHINGTON — With one confirmed case of measles in Minnesota and the continued spread of the highly contagious disease in California, the Minnesota Department of Health’s Southwest District Epidemiologist says the potential for an outbreak in our corner of the state is “really...
February 5, 2015 - 7:23pm
February 4, 2015
Immunization in MN schools
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children. Minnesota law requires students to be vaccinated but allows parents to opt out of the requirement for medical or philosophical...
February 4, 2015 - 9:21pm
December 9, 2014
Influenza cases increase in area
WORTHINGTON — It starts with the sniffles, then possibly a head cold and an achy feeling. Before you know it, you’ve got the flu. Influenza season is officially here, and it came earlier than expected, according to doctors at Sanford Medical Clinic in Worthington. “Personally,...
December 9, 2014 - 7:55pm
April 2, 2014
Medical Reserve Corps to conduct immunization drill today
WORTHINGTON — A team of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be at Worthington Middle School this morning to conduct a training drill and immunization clinic for sixth-grade students. The exercise is in response to a new mandate requiring that all students be vaccinated for...
April 2, 2014 - 8:50pm
September 15, 2010
State health officials report influenza cluster in metro-area long-term care facility
September 15, 2010 - 8:59am
November 25, 2009
Brief: Vaccines now in two area counties
WINDOM -- H1N1 immunizations are now available for children from 6 months to 18 years of age; and adults ages 18-64 with chronic health conditions in Jackson and Cottonwood counties. The vaccine is available by appointment by calling 831-1987 or 800-247-1401 in Cottonwood County;...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Seven more die from flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health officials report seven more Minnesotans died of the flu at a time when fewer cases were reported across the state. "For the second week in a row, we do have some promising indicators that we may be having a downward trend in activity," State Epidemiologist...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
H1N1 vaccine available locally by mid-November
WORTHINGTON -- The first shipments of H1N1 vaccine are now arriving in Nobles County, but don't rush to your local clinic just yet. "People are going to start to hear that the H1N1 influenza vaccine is coming to the state, and what they may not understand is there are different...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 30, 2008
Brief: Register for flu vaccine by Sept. 15
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Clinic and Worthington Specialty Clinic will give influenza vaccinations in the Worthington Schools in mid to late October. Those interested in having your child immunized during school hours must submit a signed parental consent form and completed vaccination...
August 30, 2008 - 12:00am