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Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock


Update 5:10 p.m.: Storms hits west central Minnesota

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Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall, large hail and strong winds swept through west central Minnesota mid-day Thursday.

A tornado warning has been extended until 5 p.m. for Meeker County. The tornado warning for Kandiyohi County has expired. Much of central Minnesota remains under a tornado watch until early evening.


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Kelly Boldan
Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:
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