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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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DNR: Zebra Mussels, Milfoil Found In Kandiyohi Co. Lakes

The Department of Natural Resources says invasive species were reported in two Kandiyohi County lakes last month. In mid-July, the DNR confirmed that there was Eurasian watermilfoil in Games Lake, about 7 miles east of Sunburg, Minn. That confirmation came after a lakeshore owner reported the infestation to authorities.

08/04/2014

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Sheriff: Mom Skips Court-Ordered Parental Exchange, On The Run

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who violated a court order to return her 4-year-old son to his father. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, 44, was supposed to make a parental exchange in Appleton, Wis. on Saturday but not show up with her son, Alex Gomm – who’s also known as Johan Winterfeldt.

07/16/2014

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Family Of Girl Nearly Hit By Semi Speaks Out

The young girl nearly hit by a semi truck that illegally passed a school bus late last week said she’s still shaken up from the incident. Sixth grader Alexis Schwartz said she’s trying to keep her mind off last Friday’s incident. “The semi came out of nowhere, almost like, just scared the heck out of me,” she said.

06/04/2014

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Kandiyohi Co. Man Killed In ATV Accident

A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after the ATV he was driving flipped on top of him Tuesday night, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office. The accident happened just after 8 p.m. on the 12000 block of Big Kandi Drive.

04/23/2014

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1 Killed, 4 Injured In Kandiyohi Crash

Authorities are investigating a crash between a pick-up truck and a semi Sunday night in Kandiyohi County that killed one person and injured several others, including two children.

04/14/2014

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Finding Minnesota: The Candy In Kandiyohi County

As we travel around Minnesota, it’s nice to find some sweet little surprises. For example, you could say Mr. B Chocolates in Willmar puts the “candy” in Kandiyohi County.

02/09/2014

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