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Good Question: How Long Do Leftovers Last?

How long can holiday leftovers stick around?

12/01/2014

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US Census Bureau: Minnesota Is Top Turkey!

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.

11/21/2014

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Vikings, Cub Foods Give Away Thousands Of Thanksgiving Turkeys

Some very deserving families will have a turkey on the table this holiday season. Former Minnesota Vikings player E.J. Henderson, with the help of Cub Foods, is giving away thousands of turkeys to families in need. Henderson kicked off the season of giving Tuesday morning, hanging out and bringing a smile to a number of families in attendance.

11/18/2014

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Turkey Prices Low, Despite High Production Costs

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.

11/17/2014

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Patrol: Semi Truck Hauling Turkeys Overturns

A semi truck that was hauling turkeys overturned on Interstate 94 amid snowy conditions Monday morning. According to the State Patrol, the crash happened as a truck was traveling east near Dalton.

11/10/2014

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WCCO 4 Live At the Minnesota State Fair (2014): Day 7

Wednesday was another cool but gorgeously clear day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, and there was no shortage of activities for all of us at WCCO-TV to investigate.

08/27/2014

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Trending Now: Jason’s Wild Turkey Encounter, Concert News

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.

04/24/2014

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Cops: Some Turkeys Are Establishing Their Dominance On Metro Roads

A pair of turkeys is causing problems for drivers in the south metro, and not even police can scare them off. A Chaska officer took pictures in an area on Norex Drive. The two male turkeys weren’t allowing vehicles to pass and were coming up right to them.

04/23/2014

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Propane Shortage Also Impacting Turkey Farms

The winter’s propane shortage isn’t just affecting homeowners. Animals are being impacted, too. Minnesota is the No. 1 turkey producer in the nation. And every winter, turkey farmers go through thousands of gallons of propane to heat barns and keep livestock warm.

01/31/2014

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Minn. Farmer’s Turkeys Are White-House Bound

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, and a northern Minnesota farmer will be in the holiday spotlight. John Burkel of Badger will be presenting his turkeys to President Obama at the White House. Burkel raises 70,000 turkeys a year. He says he’s picked out a handful of his best, and is getting them ready in a heated garden shed for their national debut. Only two of the turkeys will make the trip to the White House, and they’ll be pardoned, not served.

11/15/2013

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Turkeys Terrorizing Brooklyn Park, Even Causing Car Crashes

A Brooklyn Park neighborhood has been taken over by turkeys. The neighborhood on West River Road has always had its share of turkeys, but in the past year the population has exploded.

08/22/2013

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Authorities: 17,000 Young Turkeys Die In Barn Fire

The owner of a central Minnesota turkey barn says he’s out an estimated $500,000 after his barn, which housed 17,000 young turkeys, burned down, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says.

12/06/2012

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Salvation Army Hands Out Turkeys, Fixings For Those In Need

Thanksgiving got a lot happier Friday thanks to the Salvation Army.

11/16/2012

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Turkey Influx From the Cities To The Suburbs

It used to be a big deal to spot a wild turkey, but now days, they seem to be everywhere. The DNR said this spring’s turkey hunt harvested the third-most turkeys ever in the state of Minnesota.

06/12/2012

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2 MN Turkeys Heading From Willmar To White House

Two Minnesota grown turkeys get an official send-off at Willmar High School on Monday before going to Washington to be pardoned by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

11/20/2011

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