Minnesota turkey farmers are boosting protective measures after a lethal strain of bird flu wiped out 15,000 birds in about a week. The H5N2 strain of avian influenza devastated a flock of turkeys at an unidentified Pope County farm. Officials say it’s unlikely to infect humans.
A Minneapolis man is charged with making false statements in a terrorism investigation after allegedly lying about his attempt to fly to Turkey — a country considered to be a gateway for linking up with terrorist networks. Nineteen-year-old Hamza Ahmed was charged Thursday with lying to FBI agents after being removed from a plane leaving New York City’s JFK International Airport for Istanbul on Nov. 9, 2014.
Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”
We all could use a pick-me-up and some good mood boosting once in a while. This week Dara breaks out her Top 5 Foods to Boost Your Mood! So turn that frown upside down and enjoy!
There’s a two-word reason man’s best friend loves Thanksgiving. Table scraps. But there are some things that dog owners shouldn’t slip their pets.
You might as well get out the sweatpants right now, because we all know we’re throwing moderation out the door for Thanksgiving. The average person consumes about 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving, or twice what we eat on a daily basis.
A U.S. magistrate will allow a Twin Cities man to be released pending his conspiracy trial that accuses him of attempting to fight with ISIS in Syria. However, Magistrate Judge Janie Mayeron’s decision requires that 18-year-old Abdullahi Yusuf will have strict monitoring and must turn over his U.S. passport. Yusuf is charged with conspiring with a friend, Abdi Nur, in providing “material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,” also known as ISIL or ISIS.
Shoppers looking for last-minute staples for Thanksgiving dinner waited in long lines across the metro Wednesday. Crystal resident Chase Johnson spent most of his childhood shopping at Almsted’s.
Gov. Mark Dayton kicked off Thanksgiving week with some help with two fine, feathered friends. A pair of turkeys joined in on the festivities at the State Capitol on Monday, both about 16 weeks old.
It is a busy week at Union Gospel Mission in St. Paul as they prepare to feed 50,000 men, women and children over the course of the next week.
When at the grocery store, picking healthy foods for your family can be overwhelming. There can be so many options and claims on the labels.
A lot of people look forward to over-eating during the holidays, but then feel remorse afterwards.
If you’re shopping for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend, chances are the turkey you buy comes from a Minnesota farm. The U.S. Census Bureau says Minnesota is the top turkey producing state in the country. Halvorson Farms in Morristown is busy all year round, and not just around the holidays.
Turkey time is right around the corner, and the country is in the middle of a turkey shortage. The number of birds being raised on farms in the U.S. is the lowest it’s been in nearly three decades.
Think outside the oven this Thanksgiving with these non-traditional ways to cook your turkey main dish.
Splurge this Thanksgiving and start a new tradition, ‘Friendsgiving,’ with these helpful tips.
Investigators in Willmar say they may never know what caused a mass illness inside a Jennie-O turkey plant.
Lakeville artist Stephen Hamrick has won the 2015 Minnesota pheasant stamp contest. The state Department of Natural Resources says Hamrick’s painting was chosen as the winning design from among 16 entries. Nicholas Markell of Hugo took second place while Dean Kegler of Duluth placed third.
When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.
f turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey a la king are on your menu over weekend, it’s good to know long it’s safe to eat Thanksgiving leftovers.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Dave Lee’s Thanksgiving radio parade on WCCO.
Before you place a turkey at your table, one animal rights group wants you to know how some turkeys are allegedly being treated at a Minnesota farm.
With Thanksgiving coming up in just over a week, grocery stores are stocked up right now. The number of choices we have when it comes to turkeys can be a bit daunting, and so can the variety of methods for cooking them.
Why is an entire high school class heading to The White House? It’s all in the name of turkey!