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January 23, 2017
Avian influenza still casts economic shadow in Renville
January 23, 2017 - 6:42am
May 30, 2016
A mother snapping turtle lays her eggs Sunday along Kandiyohi County Road 26 near Diamond Lake.
Another sign of spring
May 30, 2016 - 11:28pm
July 7, 2015
Vaccine not at top of federal avian flu response plan
July 7, 2015 - 11:03pm
May 22, 2015
A worker disinfects a truck before it leaves the Rembrandt Enterprises site east of Renville. The complex is under quarantine as state and federal officials oversee the process to euthanize and compost 2 million egg-laying hens affected by avian influenza. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Renville begins bird flu cleanup
May 22, 2015 - 11:36pm
May 21, 2015
39 workers laid off in Renville because of bird flu
May 21, 2015 - 5:24pm
May 14, 2015
Avian influenza recently reached an egg-laying facility in Renville County, affecting about 2,000 chickens. (SUBMITTED/Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota  and Minnesota Board of Animal Health)
Bird flu strikes Renville County
May 14, 2015 - 11:55pm
April 28, 2015
An egg-producing chicken farm run by Sunrise Farm is seen in this aerial photo in Harris, Iowa, April 23, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Ahlquist
New bird flu cases likely in Iowa, millions of birds affected:
April 28, 2015 - 8:00am
Editorial cartoon by Ed Fischer
Editorial cartoon by Ed Fischer
March 28, 2013 - 9:00am
April 7, 2012
Siblings Kenlie, 2, Brogan, 9 months, and Landon Blom, 8, take a family photo with the Easter Bunny at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The bunny will be at the mall for photos until 6 p.m. today. (Tribune photo by Ashley White)
Easter and religion vs. Easter Bunny
April 7, 2012 - 6:00am
November 22, 2011
New Sparboe Farms task force to review safety, animal care
November 22, 2011 - 9:00am
Minnesota Ag Commissioner Dave Frederickson
Minn. ag chief surprised by swift reaction to video at Sparboe Farms of Litchfield, Minn.
November 22, 2011 - 9:00am
November 20, 2011
The exterior of the Sparboe Farms plant in Litchfield is pictured Friday. Sparboe Fames has been dropped as a supplier by fast-rood giant McDonald's after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
McDonald's, Target drop egg supplier based in Litchfield, Minn.
November 20, 2011 - 2:52pm
November 18, 2011
Sparboe president says video is "shocking" and workers have been fired
November 18, 2011 - 1:52pm
August 28, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Beattie
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
August 16, 2010
7 Minnesotans sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to eggs
August 16, 2010 - 5:19pm