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Good Questions: Turkey Eggs, Newspapers, MOA Money Ponds

Connie from Blaine wants to know: Why don’t we eat turkey eggs? Chickens lay eggs more often than turkeys — usually once a day versus a turkey’s every other day. Chickens also don’t incubate their eggs as long as turkeys.

05/15/2015

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Bird Flu Causes Egg Shortage At Grocery Stores

There are no new cases of bird flu to report in Minnesota for a second day this week — but that’s likely little comfort to poultry producers. The virus spread to 82 farms across more than 20 counties in just two months.

05/08/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Easter Brunch In Minnesota

Easter Sunday is just a few days away, and many families will celebrate with a classic Easter brunch. It’s a holiday tradition for Minnesotans, and WCCO wanted to know who is serving up the best. Your votes sent us to Jax Cafe, a northeast Minneapolis mainstay that’s spanned more than 80 years and three generations of the Kozlak family.

04/02/2015

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Three Hungry Eaglets Make Their Debut On The DNR’s EagleCam

The three eaglets in the DNR’s EagleCam nest have hatched from their eggs. On Tuesday, the eaglets could be seen mouthing for food in their snowy nest. Much of the time, however, the little ones were kept warm under the feathers of their parents.

03/03/2015

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An Egg Revival: Nutrition Panel Lifts Cholesterol Warning

Something many of us have been trying to avoid is now okay to eat. The nation’s top nutrition panel is dropping its guidelines about avoiding foods that are high in cholesterol.

02/11/2015

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DNR: EagleCam Nest Now Holds 3 Eggs

Officials with the Department of Natural Resources say the nest under watch of the department’s online EagleCam now holds three eggs.

01/28/2015

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Dominique DeVito’s Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.

12/09/2014

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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

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DNR St. Paul Fish Hatchery Produces 30M Walleye Per Year

It’s the height of the walleye fishing season and every weekend, lakes around Minnesota are filled with anglers searching for that big catch.

05/29/2014

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Local Egg Company Wins Big Despite Super Bowl Contest Loss

A small Minnesota company is back in the national spotlight. Last fall, Locally Laid Egg Company was in the running for a free Super Bowl advertisement through Intuit’s “Small Business Big Game” contest.

05/17/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Easter Edition

The word Easter isn’t in any scripture, but back in the Middle Ages people in the Northern Hemisphere associated this time of year with new life, or spring. Eostre is a goddess in Germanic paganism, and fertile rabbits (or hares) are synonymous with new life.

04/18/2014

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Urban Hens Often Abandoned Once Egg-Laying Ends

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal’s backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. More old hens are showing up at animal shelters, where workers increasingly respond to reports of abandoned poultry.

11/16/2013

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Wander Minnesota: From Layoff To Super Bowl Commercial Finalist

Sometimes, that old adage about making lemonade from lemons is more than a little true. Although in the case of Wrenshall’s Locally Laid, maybe it’s a case of making omelets from—well—eggs.

11/13/2013

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MN’s ‘Locally-Laid Eggs’ A Finalist In Super Bowl Ad Competition

Most businesses would jump at the chance for a Super Bowl ad. But with a price tag at around $4 million for just 30 seconds, it’s a cost many companies can’t afford. This February, we could see one Minnesota company featured on that national stage.

10/31/2013

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Twin Cities Hatching With Hope For Backyard Chickens

These days it doesn’t seem to matter. Just because you live in a city doesn’t mean you can’t have the perks of a farm life. People all over the Twin Cities metro are are getting eggs from their own backyards. But one local town has landed on the fence over it all.

10/18/2013

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Report: More Moms Using Donated Eggs To Have Babies

New numbers out Thursday from the Journal of American Medicine show women in the U.S. are using donated eggs to get pregnant more and more. In the last decade, fertility clinics reported close to double the amount of procedures using donated eggs.

10/17/2013

Egg Packaging

Good Question: What’s With The Styrofoam Egg Cartons?

If you shop enough, you’ll pick up on changes at the grocery store, and some of you may have noticed a change in the way you buy eggs. More and more eggs are being sold in Styrofoam cartons.

10/15/2013

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Maple Grove Man Charged For Vandalizing Pro Gay Marriage Church

A 45-year-old Maple Grove man has been charged with vandalizing a Maple Grove church, writing anti-gay marriage slogans and bible verses on the building. Lonny Lloyd Roseland, who’s wheelchair-bound, was charged with third-degree damage to property and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanor offenses.

08/06/2013

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Arboretum Goes Live With ‘Osprey Cam’

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum has gone live with its new “Osprey Cam.” It’s documenting the lives of an osprey couple nesting atop a pole on Horticultural Research Center land near Tamarack Lake in the Victoria area.

06/08/2013

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Wacky Spring Brings A Tricky Fishing Opener

Tackling this year’s fishing opener on May 11 is going to be tricky. From the bait anglers use, to the types of fish you’ll likely catch, the DNR said the unusual spring will cause major differences.

04/24/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Pretzel Coated Cheese Eggs

From the posts on this blog, it’s easy to assume that I cook healthy all of the time and for the most part, it’s true. Most of the unhealthy food I consume comes from takeout joints and restaurant visits but from time to time I’ll whip up an indulgent appetizer or two.

03/26/2013

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DNR: Likely No Chicks In EagleCam Nest’s Eggs

Approximately 15,000 people logging into a live video stream of an eagle’s nest every day will probably not get the happy ending they’re seeking.

03/14/2013

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DNR: EagleCam Eggs May Not Hatch

Minnesota’s most-watched eagle’s nest is having its patience tested.

02/20/2013

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Accused Vandal Eggs A Car, Gets A Felony Charge

Think twice before vandalizing cars in Farmington, Minn., with eggs – or even mustard.

02/08/2013

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10 Arrested As Federal Agents Search Sparboe Farms

Federal homeland security agents are at the Sparboe Farms facility in Litchfield as part of a criminal investigation.

01/08/2013

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