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19-year-old Minn. woman dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
Data: Jan. 22, 2018
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Ghost bikes commemorate victims of bicycle crashes in Minn.
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
A February without a full moon
Column: Parents, school staff members share stories of school space issues
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Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
Glen Jerome Ruesch
Duane R. (Andy) Anderson
Dorothy Mae Landberg
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
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Leola Weets and Leila Janssen 85th birthdays
Roos 70th anniversary
Jacobsma 90th birthday
Birth: Paul Lucas Waldner
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 27, 2017
Release of pet goldfish may have killed thousands of carp in southern Minnesota lake
WASECA, Minn. -- Thousands of carp died last month in Waseca County’s Lake Elysian because of a virus likely introduced by the release or...
July 27, 2017 - 6:05pm
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.
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