Landwehr The Listener: Surviving 1 Of State's Toughest JobsPeople in far northwestern Minnesota had long been upset with the Department of Natural Resources, and a dispute that erupted after the DNR closed some ATV trails crossing public lands was just one of the last straws. So one day after Tom Landwehr got the job as DNR commissioner in 2011, Gov. Mark Dayton ordered him up to Kittson and Roseau counties.
Minnesota Confirms 4 New Cases Of H5N2 Bird FluMinnesota officials have confirmed four more cases of a bird flu strain that's cost the state's turkey producers over 1.6 million birds. The affected farms include one in Roseau County, the northernmost detection of the H5N2 virus in Minnesota so far.
18-Year-Old Accused Of Joyriding In Stolen PlaneAn 18-year-old Minnesota man who doesn't have a pilot's license but apparently taught himself to fly stole a single-engine plane and took it on joyrides over the summer and fall, prosecutors and police allege.