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Jennie-O Plant Worker Tests Positive For TB

A worker at a Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in central Minnesota has tested positive for tuberculosis. A spokesman for Jennie-O’s parent company, Hormel Foods Corp., says the Stearns County Public Health Department informed the Melrose plant on Monday that a worker had tested positive for TB.

11/20/2013

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Worker Shocked, Injured In NE Minnesota

A man shocked while working on an electrical apparatus in Mountain Iron, Minn. is now in the hospital, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

10/16/2013

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Warren Buffett Offering Options For MN’s Famous Dairy Queen Manager

A Hopkins teenager who generously — and without anyone watching — went out of his way to help a stranger, is now reaping the rewards of that kindness. Joey Prusak saw a woman steal $20 from a blind customer at the Dairy Queen where he works. So he gave the guy his own cash.

09/19/2013

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Patrol: Help Find Suspect Whose Car Hit Road Construction Worker

Authorities are searching for the suspect who allegedly hit a highway construction worker Wednesday night in New Brighton and then fled the scene. The Minnesota State Patrol said the worker, who was sawing concrete as part of the repair project, was struck at 9:50 p.m. on the eastbound lanes of I-694, west of the ramp from the interstate to Long Lake Road.

08/22/2013

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Man Killed In Garbage Truck Accident

A 53-year-old Waste Management worker died when he was struck by a garbage truck Thursday morning, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.

12/13/2012

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Worker Killed In Backhoe Accident Identified

A contract worker who died after a backhoe tipped and fell on top of him has been identified.

10/24/2012

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Worker Killed In Backhoe Accident Near MSP Airport

A contract worker for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is dead, after a backhoe tipped and fell on top of him, trapping him underneath.

10/22/2012

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Worker Charged With Driving Drunk At MSP Airport

A ground worker at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was arrested for allegedly driving drunk on the tarmac, according to a police report made public Monday.

07/23/2012

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Worker Critically Injured In L.A. Fitness Incident

A maintenance worker was critically injured Monday morning after some pool chemicals at L.A. Fitness in Hopkins were improperly mixed, according to police.

11/21/2011

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Worker Killed After Being Trapped In Garbage Truck

A man died after getting trapped in a garbage truck early Wednesday morning in Minnetrista.

10/19/2011

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Body Of Xcel Worker Missing In River Found

The body of a missing Xcel Energy worker was found Friday, three days after he disappeared into the Minnesota River.

08/12/2011

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Crews Search For Xcel Worker Who Fell Into Dam

Search and rescue efforts are underway after a man, who was working at a dam site near Granite Falls, went into the water.

08/11/2011

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Worker Killed At Brooklyn Park Public Storage

An accident on the job took the life of a worker Wednesday morning.

07/13/2011

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Good Question: What Are The Most Dangerous Jobs?

When a taxi driver in Minneapolis got carjacked Thursday, it got us thinking about dangerous jobs. So, what are the most dangerous jobs in the United States?

04/07/2011

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Dayton Proposes Help For MnDOT Worker’s Family

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking lawmakers to authorize a better pension for the family of a state transportation worker who died after his backhoe was swept into the flooding Minnesota River last week.

04/01/2011

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