Bird Flu Outbreak Forces Minnesota Companies To Cut JobsRembrandt Enterprises is laying off nearly 40 full-time employees, for now. The virus hit its egg-laying plant in Renville earlier this month and forced them to put down more than 2 million chickens.
Largest Minnesota Farm Hit By Bird Flu To Lay Off 39 WorkersThe largest Minnesota farm to be hit by bird flu is temporarily laying off 39 full-time employees. The outbreak at the Rembrandt Enterprises egg farm in Renville was confirmed last week.
Bird Flu Found In Egg-Laying Facility, 2M Chickens Could Be AffectedAs many as 2 million chickens may be euthanized after bird flu was found in an egg-laying facility in central Minnesota.
Woman Must Delay Cancer Treatment Until Delivering TwinsA cancer diagnosis usually means starting treatment right away. Fighting it as soon as possible offers the best chance to successfully get rid of it. But a Minnesota woman who found out she has thyroid cancer is waiting to get it treated. Zach and Teri Johnson always wanted twins. Their 3-year-old daughter, Scarlett, is pretty thrilled about the idea, too.
Seat Belt Patrols Stepped Up In 10 Minn. Counties The Minnesota State Patrol is planning extra seat belt enforcement next week in the 10 greater Minnesota counties that have seen the highest number of unbelted deaths and injuries.
Federal Disaster Aid Available After Minn. StormsFederal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month's string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.
MPCA Cites Air Violations At Sugar Beet PlantThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has assessed a sugar beet plant a $50,400 civil penalty for air quality and storage tank violations.