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2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Minnesota Farm Couple

Three men face charges in connection to the murder of a couple who were found dead and burned inside their southwest Minnesota home last week.

05/04/2015

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BCA Investigates Fatal Fire In SW Minnesota

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire in Lyon County that killed two people Thursday morning. The sheriff’s office says crews responded to the fire just after 9 a.m. on the 1600 block of 180th Avenue in Balaton.

05/02/2015

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Bird Flu Found In Hawk In Western Minnesota

Minnesota officials say a hawk in the western part of the state has tested positive for bird flu.

04/30/2015

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Bird Flu Confirmed At 4 More Minnesota Turkey Farms

State and federal authorities have confirmed outbreaks of a deadly form of bird flu at four more turkey farms in Minnesota, raising the number of farms affected in the state to 13. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the new cases are in Cottonwood, Lyon, Watonwan and Stearns counties.

04/10/2015

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Teen Found Unresponsive In Lyon County

A teenager was found unresponsive in Lyon County Monday night. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and EMS responded to a call of an unresponsive teenager on the 100 block of Sherman Street in Garvin, Minn.

07/15/2014

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Tornado That Damaged Minn. Farms Caught On Video

The National Weather Service’s office in Sioux Falls, S. D., posted a video of the tornado that damaged rural farms Monday in western Minnesota.

04/01/2014

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DNR Announces Parks And Trails Grant Recipients

Miles of hiking and biking trails will come to regional Minnesota parks funded by nearly $7.5 million in Parks and Trails Legacy grants, the DNR announced Monday.

01/07/2013

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Minn. Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Hail But No Damage

Storms sweeping across central and southern Minnesota have dumped heavy rain and hail but caused no major damage.

04/15/2012

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Iowa Murder Trial For Minn. Teen Moved

Trial for a Minnesota teenager charged with killing two convenience store clerks in Iowa has been moved to Lyon County in northwest Iowa.

06/01/2011