Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held more than 5 percent of the state’s egg-laying chickens.
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High winds are affecting a wide stretch of the upper Midwest, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says sustained winds Tuesday afternoon will top 30 mph, with gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph.
No stranger to innovation, Minnesotans have developed products from sandpaper to pacemakers and brands from Cheerios to TCBY. Read more about the five best new local brands in Minnesota, their location, and their founders.
State officials say five motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads in less than a week, bringing the year’s fatality total up to six.
Minnesota farmers have made early strides in planting small grains, thanks to good weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farmers in Minnesota were able to plant over one-third of the expected small grain acreage and over half of the sugar beet acreage during the week ending Sunday.
Fire crews have the upper hand on a fire that has burned thousands of acres in a northern Minnesota state forest. The wildfire in Beltrami Island State Forest, just south of Warroad, broke out on Wednesday. Since then, nearly 5,000 acres have been burned.
Minnesota pickle maker Gedney Foods is set to slash more than half of its workforce. The Chaska-based company says it’s been forced to make the cuts after losing a major contract, according to the Business Journal.
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A teenager accused of stabbing a father of five while fishing on the St. Croix is expected in court this afternoon. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Levi Arce-Kendall turned himself Thursday afternoon.
From a big reinstatement in the NFL to an exciting new trailer for Star Wars, here are the four stories to know for Friday, April 17.
People who were abused by priests and haven’t come forward may now have less time to do so. On Thursday, a federal judge ruled victims will have until Aug. 3 to file claims.
April 23rd marks National Picnic Day. Why not bask in the sun and enjoy a leisurely lunch outdoors? If you’re yearning for the ideal picnic spot, look no further than this list of five top places to picnic in Minnesota.
The man suspected of stabbing and killing a father of five during a fishing excursion has turned himself in.
The good news just keeps on coming for donut and coffee fans in Minnesota. On Thursday, Dunkin’ Donuts announced that 10 locations are in the works for the Twin Cities area.
It’s almost here—one of the most popular restaurant days of the year. Have you made your Mother’s Day dining plans yet? If not, hop to. The last thing you want to have to do come May 10 is explain to Mom that you waited too long. Here are just a few suggestions of options for Mom’s day.
Mississippi’s State Board of Education is poised to award a statewide testing contract to Questar Assessment, a Minnesota-based group.
From a strange landing on the U.S. Capitol lawn to a list of the most influential people, here are the four stories you need to know for Thursday, April 16.
A 29-year-old woman who caused a fatal crash when she ran a red light while dialing her phone will spend 90 days behind bars, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
The Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
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An 87-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota, woman is dead after her car was broadsided by a semi.
Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says a police pursuit ended in multiple crashes in Andover early Wednesday afternoon.