Turkey growers across Minnesota are doing all they can to stop the spread of the deadly avian influenza. It’s wiped out flocks at nine farms in six different counties since just last month.
The Minnesota Department of Health says it will suspend most lab operations for at least two days after a heating system failure caused an estimated $1 million or more in damage. The department says the system failed early Monday, causing some building systems to freeze and water to leak on several floors. Health officials said they would decide sometime Tuesday how quickly they can resume operations.
Granite gravestones mark the lives once lived — people remembered, cherished and loved. But this simple and traditional final dignity is not afforded to Minnesota’s missing persons.