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Tour bus, semi crash kills at least 13 in California
Searcher finds missing Raymond girl whose look on her face was priceless
S&F Furniture washed out by Willmar flood
Update 1:30 p.m. Sunday: Hunter finds missing Raymond girl
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
WCT daily sports schedule
Wentz, defense carry Eagles to win over Vikings
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Marlene M. Heipler
Kathleen H. Diederich
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
August 9, 2016
Cargill stops using human antibiotic to prevent disease in turkeys
CHICAGO — U.S. meat processor Cargill has stopped using an important antibiotic for people to prevent disease in turkeys, the company said...
August 9, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 28, 2015
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
FALCON HEIGHTS —Jody Taubert and Forrest Appleton sat on a bench near the Turkey to Go booth at the Minnesota State Fair, eating a chunky turkey...
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 27, 2015
Pens without poultry
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. Photos of the chickens, turkeys and other...
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 6, 2015
Editorial: Erhardt’s fowl joke was very poor move
“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” - Mark Twain. That...
May 6, 2015 - 7:00am
April 25, 2015
Editorial: Avian flu impact is serious for state
Minnesota is now under a five-day state of emergency due to the growing death total of poultry across the state from a serious avian flu outbreak. Gov. Mark Dayton has called an executive meeting for Monday to consider extending the state of emergency up to 30 days. Legislative...
April 25, 2015 - 7:03am
April 24, 2015
Kandiyohi County records 10th avian flu case
WILLMAR — The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in a tenth commercial turkey flock in Kandiyohi County on Thursday, according...
April 24, 2015 - 10:46am
April 23, 2015
Gov. Dayton declares a state of emergency over avian flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency as 2.6 million turkeys have because of avian influenza since early last...
April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2015
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
AUSTIN — Hormel Foods Corporation said Monday that its Jennie-O Turkey Store segment will sell less turkey and related products due to the developing bird flu outbreak. “We are experiencing significant challenges in our turkey supply chain due to the recent (highly pathogenic...
April 21, 2015 - 12:56am
Avian flu confirmed in 6th flock in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — The highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed in a sixth turkey flock in Kandiyohi County on Monday. A seventh flock was euthanized as a precautionary measure because of its exposure to the infected flock, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The...
April 21, 2015 - 12:52am
April 7, 2015
Avian Flu infects a second turkey flock in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — The highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza has struck a second flock in Kandiyohi County. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the infection by the H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial...
April 7, 2015 - 1:38pm
March 29, 2015
Flock of 40,000 turkeys in Stearns County to be euthanized
WILLMAR — A commercial turkey flock in Stearns County has become the third in the state to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The...
March 29, 2015 - 11:49pm
March 28, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
WILLMAR – A turkey flock in Stearns County has now become the third to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza, state officials reported on Saturday. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the infection...
March 28, 2015 - 3:49pm
March 5, 2015
Deadly bird flu strain makes its first strike in Minnesota
GLENWOOD — State health officials say a strain of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry has been discovered in Minnesota, after the population of a commercial turkey barn was decimated in a matter of days — from a flock of 15,000 to fewer than 100. Health officials said Thursday...
March 5, 2015 - 11:58pm
April 26, 2014
Orsten elected to Turkey Research and Promotion Council
BUFFALO — Robert Orsten of Willmar has been elected to the 16-member Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council board of directors, according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for conducting and certifying agricultural promotion council elections....
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am