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Data: Dec. 17, 2018
2 dead after horse-drawn buggy struck from behind
Ave Maria: Gift of art wows Duluth’s Holy Rosary students
‘He’s still out there.’ Family of missing Lake Elmo hunter hopes for answers
Minn. health insurance markets have stabilized. Will they stay that way?
Foles again steps in to lead Eagles to win over Rams
Jon Nowacki: Vikings, Cook on the run
Vikings show dramatic offensive improvement in first game under Kevin Stefanski
Vikings owner insists Zimmer’s job as head coach is safe
Vikings get rolling early with new offensive coordinator, overwhelm Miami
Fareway makes donation of 66 bikes
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Gordon elected VP of American Soybean Association
Worthington Chamber considering office relocation
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn.
Place a Business Announcement
Veeder: Maybe mothers aren't all that different from spider that gives everything to its kids
Hauser: Distraction can lead to inaction during Christmas season
Letter: Community deserves big thanks for shoebox project
Column: February bond referendum nears for District 518
Column: Expanding the discussion of consent and sexual violence
Disheveled Theologian: The Wordless Book colors of Christmas -- white
Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display Dec. 13
Simple breathing technique can enhance your calm
Duluth-based researchers probe indigenous people with dementia
Saying goodbye to the pain: 25-year-old Baxter woman raises awareness about endometriosis
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Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
December 7, 2018
MN Department of Health urges action to limit influenza this winter
BEMIDJI -- A year after hundreds of deaths and thousands of hospitalizations because of influenza, health officials are reminding the public...
December 7, 2018 - 7:14pm
October 8, 2018
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
DULUTH — When it comes to flu shots, one size doesn't fit all. As in past years, a souped-up vaccination is given to people ages 65 and...
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am
October 25, 2017
Essentia requires flu shots for all employees, volunteers
FARGO—Essentia Health has adopted a new policy requiring its employees to be vaccinated against influenza to protect patients and to help...
October 25, 2017 - 8:27pm
January 16, 2017
Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
PIERRE, S.D. — Flu season has taken flight in South Dakota.
January 16, 2017 - 9:24pm
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
May 5, 2015
Bird flu now impacting poultry processing workers
WILLMAR — The impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak across the Midwest is now affecting employment levels at poultry processing plants in Minnesota, and state and local officials are concerned. Jennie-O Turkey Store announced Tuesday that its Faribault plant...
May 5, 2015 - 9:01pm
Safe turkey sales pitch not reaching everyone
ST. PAUL — A suburban Minnesota legislator proved his rural colleagues still have work to do as they spread the word that turkey is safe to...
May 5, 2015 - 8:57pm
May 4, 2015
5 million: Number of dead birds still multiplying from avian flu outbreak
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza. The number of bird deaths, mostly turkeys, topped 5.3 million, with some flocks not yet counted.
May 4, 2015 - 7:51pm
April 27, 2015
Another round of avian influenza rocks Iowa
SIBLEY, Iowa — Five more probable cases of avian influenza in northwest Iowa were reported Monday by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. The report brings the total cases up to eight for the state. Osceola County now has a reported second case of the disease...
April 27, 2015 - 10:50pm
Three million birds dead in Minnesota as cost mounts
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s avian flu toll topped 3 million birds Monday as officials predict more than $7 million of state money will be needed...
April 27, 2015 - 7:47pm
April 23, 2015
Dayton declares MN in ag emergency
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency Thursday as the number of poultry dead from an avian flu outbreak edges...
April 23, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 21, 2015
Bird flu brings financial strain
DES MOINES, Iowa — The discovery of avian influenza in a major egg-laying chicken farm in Osceola County will cause significant financial loss to the farmer, but the impacts will likely reverberate through the communities where its employees live and the businesses who supplied...
April 21, 2015 - 9:37pm
April 16, 2015
Turkey virus: From China to Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Blame Minnesota’s famous lakes. The country’s top veterinarian said the state’s lakes may be part of the reason so many Minnesota turkeys are taking ill from the latest strain of avian influenza. Dr. John Clifford of the U.S. Department of Agriculture told a...
April 16, 2015 - 8:24pm
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
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