After a day of funnel clouds and heavy rains, at least one Minnesota county in the central part of the state has reported damage.
Officials said Thursday that two more Minnesota flocks are presumed positive for bird flu, bringing the total number of farms affected in the state to 87.
The presumed cases reported Friday are in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties. Both counties have already been found to have infected flocks.
Federal authorities have now confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry.
Sheriff’s officials say carbon monoxide caused the death of a 27-year-old man in Meeker County. The Meeker County sheriff’s office identifies the victim as David Allen Harrison. A 21-year-old woman in the Greenleaf Township residence also suffered the effects of carbon monoxide
The State Patrol says a head-on crash on an icy highway Sunday evening in Meeker County left a 37-year-old man dead.
DNR officials say the islands in Meeker County’s Pigeon Lake have been closed due to discovery of a disease in double-crested cormorants.
One person died Monday morning in Meeker County when a car sideswiped a semi-tractor on Highway 12, the State Patrol says.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
Light snow and gusty northwest winds have created dangerous driving conditions throughout west central Minnesota.
A day on the sledding hill had a tragic end for one Dassel family. A 10-year-old girl died when her sled hit a stump Thursday afternoon at her grandparents’ house.
An 8-year-old boy is recovering after being accidentally shot in the head on Thursday afternoon. Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin says the boy was shot by his older brother.
The fall grape harvest is under way at Minnesota’s 30-plus wineries.
The Minnesota State Patrol identified the man killed after running a stop sign in Meeker County Thursday morning.
One person was killed and another was injured in a crash in Meeker County Thursday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.