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Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
On MLK Day, Minnesota speakers say justice, equality still unanswered
Longtime Iowa state senator pushes for conservation fund
Smarter school lunchrooms aim at better nutrition, less waste
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Under one roof: Six Lady Jays players living together become a family
Reporter rap: Illegitimate Super Bowl without the Cowboys?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Column: Hosea, can you see
Column: Can Trump's Cabinet save him from himself?
GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Edward "Bud" John
Judy K. Thies
Leland "Lee" Hardekopf
Douglas C. McClure
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
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April 7, 2016
Avian flu: How it got here, and how we’ll be better prepared next time
WORTHINGTON — Three bird experts spoke Thursday night at the 12th annual Worthington BiO Conference to dozens of attendees eager to learn about...
April 7, 2016 - 10:34pm
February 22, 2016
Magnitude of Zika challenge means new funding, White House says
WASHINGTON — The White House said Monday that it will ask the U.S. Congress for permission to redirect some money set aside for Ebola-related...
February 22, 2016 - 7:28pm
New strain of stomach virus arrives in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — It is just what people want to hear at the holidays: A new strain of what many call “stomach flu” has arrived. The norovirus intestinal illness has been reported in Minnesota, state health officials said Tuesday. “Every few years, a new strain of norovirus emerges...
December 22, 2015 - 8:53pm
December 14, 2015
Hogs fed pig remains, manure to fend off deadly virus return
WASHINGTON — Animal-nutritionist John Goihl knows Minnesota farmers who feed the remains of dead baby pigs to hogs used for breeding in attempts...
December 14, 2015 - 7:51pm
April 8, 2015
Avian flu found in Meeker County flock
LITCHFIELD — Meeker County is host to the ninth confirmed infection of a commercial turkey flock in Minnesota by the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. It’s the first time a Jennie-O-Turkey Store-owned facility has been hit, and it was the largest flock to be infected so...
April 8, 2015 - 8:21pm
February 15, 2015
How vulnerable is Minnesota to climate change?
Drought. Extreme heat. Heavy downpours. Air pollution. Vector-borne diseases like tick-borne and the West Nile virus. Flooding. Those climate hazards present major challenges to the quality of life in Minnesota, and Wadena County has some of the most vulnerable populations in the...
February 15, 2015 - 8:34pm
January 28, 2015
PEDv still impacting swine industry
WORTHINGTON — At the April 2014 Worthington Bio Conference, local veterinarians Keith Wilson and Steve Dudley collaborated on a presentation about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDv) — a virus that was sweeping through the U.S. swine industry. The disease, which is believed to have...
January 28, 2015 - 8:51pm
October 26, 2014
Ebola’s deadly shadow
ST. PAUL — In their fight against the Ebola outbreaks in their home nations, Minnesota’s large West African communities have done many things: given food and money, hosted educational events and offered services of volunteer health care workers. As the disease ravages Africa,...
October 26, 2014 - 8:23pm
October 19, 2014
Potential Ebola treatment?
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — As worldwide concern over the Ebola virus continues to mount, a Grand Forks company that specializes in antibody technology...
October 19, 2014 - 8:16pm
October 9, 2014
Uncommon virus declining as flu season begins
FARGO — While the families of five children in Pennsylvania and 10 children in Colorado wait to learn about a possible connection between a virus and their child’s muscle weakness or paralysis, less-severe cases in North Dakota and Minnesota appear to be on the decline. Hundreds...
October 9, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 30, 2014
First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.
DALLAS (Reuters) — U.S. health officials said Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the diagnosis. No additional details were immediately available. Texas...
September 30, 2014 - 9:53pm
July 5, 2008
West Nile virus, Lyme disease can spoil summer fun
WORTHINGTON -- While there have not yet been any reported cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota this summer season, it's bound to be an issue as people get outside and enjoy the long days of summer. The Minnesota Department of Health is anticipating a surge in mosquito activity because...
July 5, 2008 - 12:00am