Brown County

Investigation Finds Malfunctions Cause Police Dog's Death Investigators have ruled out human error in the death of a Brown County police dog at the PGA Championship.
New Ulm Chief Charged In Domestic AssaultThe police chief of New Ulm is accused of domestic assault and disorderly conduct. Myron Wieland is expected to appear in court Friday in Faribault County where he has been jailed since Wednesday.
Police Dog Dies At PGA Championship; Air Conditioner FailedAuthorities say a police dog assigned to the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits died after the air conditioner failed in his partner's squad car.
Brown County Records Minnesota's 103rd Bird Flu CaseThe Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the presumptive positive case announced Monday is the fourth farm in Brown County to be affected by the outbreaks.
Brown County Records Minnesota's 103rd Bird Flu CaseA turkey farm in Brown County of south-central Minnesota has become the latest in the state to fall victim to bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the presumptive positive case announced Monday is the fourth farm in Brown County to be affected by the outbreaks.
4 New Cases Push Minnesota Bird Flu Toll To Over 100 FarmsThe Board of Animal Health on Friday reported presumptive positive tests from flocks in Kandiyohi, Renville and Brown counties, while Blue Earth County recorded its first detection since the H5N2 virus was first confirmed in Minnesota in early March.
Bird Flu Returns To Minnesota With 6 Newly Infected FarmsBird flu has returned to Minnesota after a lull of over a week with no new cases, with presumptive positive test results from six turkey farms. The new detections announced by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Tuesday.
State Patrol: Iowa Teen Killed In Brown Co. CrashA 14-year-old girl is dead after a crash on a Brown County road late Thursday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevy Malibu and a Ford Edge collided on Highway 4 and County Road 29 at about 4:49 p.m.
Judge Allows Public Nuisance Claims Against New Ulm DioceseA judge says three people who claim they were sexually abused by priests can proceed with public nuisance claims against the Diocese of New Ulm in southern Minnesota. Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty dismissed some counts in the two lawsuits in a ruling dated March 27. But he ruled the public nuisance claims can go forward.
Wis. Teacher Accused Of Assaulting Boy, 13 A Brown County teacher is accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old student and sending him inappropriate text messages. Wayne L. Makela of Hobart was charged Thursday with six felonies, including second-degree sexual assault of a child. A judge set his cash bail at $50,000.
School Open For Students To Grieve Crash VictimsSleepy Eye High School will be open to students, despite a day off from classes. School district administrators will open the school from 10 a.m. to noon Monday for students to gather and deal with the deaths of four young people killed in a Friday night car crash.
4 Killed, 4 Injured In Crash On Hwy. 14 Near Sleepy EyeFour people are dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye. The State Patrol says Saturday morning that the victims are all male. Two were 17 years old, one was 18, and one was 20 years old. Their names and other details were expected to be released at a Saturday news conference.
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