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27-Year-Old Arrested After Fleeing Police In Stolen Car

A St. Cloud man was arrested early Saturday after he led police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, around 1:50 a.m. officers attempted to stop a 2006 Saturn as it entered the city of Spicer for driving at speeds greater than 70 mph on southbound Highway 23.

06/20/2015

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Kandiyohi County Records 40th Bird Flu Case

The top turkey producing county in the country’s top turkey state has recorded its 40th case of bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Friday said the state’s latest presumed positive detection is a turkey farm in Kandiyohi County.

06/05/2015

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Hard-Hit Kandiyohi County Reports 39th Bird Flu Case

The top turkey producing county in the top turkey state has reported another case of bird flu. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported presumptive positive test results Tuesday from a 39th flock in Kandiyohi County.

06/02/2015

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4 New Cases Push Minnesota Bird Flu Toll To Over 100 Farms

The 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.

05/29/2015

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Kandiyohi County Hit Hard From Bird Flu Crisis

So far, 97 farms have been affected by the bird flu since the outbreak began in March. Kandiyohi County is ground zero with 37 of those farms. The state announced three new cases of the bird flu today, six new ones were reported yesterday.

05/27/2015

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Bird Flu Returns To Minnesota With 6 Newly Infected Farms

Bird 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.

05/26/2015

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Black Bear Raids Bird Feeder In Kandiyohi County

A black bear was spotted in Kandiyohi County pawing at a bird feeder on Decision Hills Bible Camp Road in Spicer.

05/14/2015

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Minnesota Reports 2 New Presumptive Bird Flu Cases

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive for bird flu.

05/07/2015

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Bird Flu Strikes 2 More Flocks, Upping Total Affected To 82

The bird flu virus continues to infect flocks in Minnesota. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said Tuesday that two flocks in Kandiyohi are likely to have tested positive for the disease, which would bump the total number of affected farms to 82.

05/05/2015

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2 More Turkey Flocks Presumed To Have Bird Flu In Minnesota

The presumed cases reported Friday are in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. Both counties have already been found to have infected flocks.

05/01/2015

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Bird Flu Hits 13 More Minnesota Farms With Over 430K Turkeys

The number of Minnesota farms hit by bird flu outbreaks has taken a big jump — 13 new farms with over 430,000 turkeys. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in an update Wednesday evening that the farms with newly confirmed H5N2 infections are all in counties where other farms had been affected earlier.

04/22/2015

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Another Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit By Deadly Bird Flu Strain

Federal authorities have confirmed another infection in Minnesota of a deadly bird flu strain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday the latest farm hit by the H5N2 virus had 23,000 turkeys in Kandiyohi County of west-central Minnesota.

04/20/2015

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Minnesota Confirms 4 New Cases Of H5N2 Bird Flu

Minnesota officials have confirmed four more cases of a bird flu strain that’s cost the state’s turkey producers over 1.6 million birds. The affected farms include one in Roseau County, the northernmost detection of the H5N2 virus in Minnesota so far.

04/16/2015

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Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed At 13th Minnesota Turkey Farm

Authorities have confirmed another bird flu outbreak at a Minnesota turkey farm, raising the state’s total to 14 affected farms. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the latest case is a commercial turkey flock with 38,000 birds in Kandiyohi County.

04/11/2015

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Bird Flu Hits 2nd Farm In Minnesota’s Top Turkey County

A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain, raising the number of outbreaks across the state to eight.

04/07/2015

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Sheriff: 21-Year-Old Killed In Kandiyohi County Crash

A 21-year-old Sunburg man is dead after a rollover crash in Kandiyohi County Sunday morning, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

03/16/2015

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2 Killed In Kandiyohi Co. Rollover ID’d

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating after a single-vehicle crash killed two people Sunday evening.

12/29/2014

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Officials Urge Caution On The Ice As Temperatures Rise

Several law enforcement agencies across Minnesota are urging caution on the ice as temperatures over the weekend climbed to unseasonable highs.

12/14/2014

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2 Killed In Train-Vehicle Crash Identified

The victims in a fatal crash between a passenger vehicle and train in Kandiyohi County Saturday have been identified. At 3:16 p.m. on the day of the incident, the vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street at Highway 55 near Paynesville when it was hit by a Canadian Pacific Train.

11/23/2014

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2 Dead After Vehicle-Train Crash In Kandiyohi County

Two people are dead after a crash between a train and a passenger vehicle Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County.

11/22/2014

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At Least 5 Die In Crashes On Icy Minnesota Roads

At least five people died in crashes on icy highways as 1 to 2 inches of snow fell across much of southern Minnesota this weekend.

11/16/2014

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Woman Dies After Being Trapped Under Pickup

Officials in Kandiyohi County said a 52-year-old woman died Saturday after a pickup truck, which had been jacked up for repairs, collapsed on her.

10/12/2014

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Willmar Man, Accused Of Posing As Vet, Arrested For Guns

A 54-year-old Willmar man, accused of posing as an Army Ranger veteran, is in the Kandiyohi County Jail for felony possession of a firearm. Willmar Police say Richard Arthur Rahn was arrested Tuesday night after officers served a search warrant at his home on 2nd Street Southwest.

09/10/2014

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Semi Driver Charged For Passing School Bus, Nearly Hitting Girl

A 48-year-old semi-truck driver is accused of illegally passing a school bus in a May incident where he nearly hit a girl getting on the bus in Kandiyohi County, according to court documents.

08/14/2014

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Boy, 15, Allegedly Leads Police On High-Speed Chase In Kandiyohi Co.

A 15-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Friday morning in Kandiyohi County, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to officials, around 2:45 a.m. a deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a 1994 Ford Explorer passed them going southbound on Hwy 71 at over 80 mph.

08/08/2014

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