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Litchfield Turkey Farmer Hit by Bird Flu Sees Emotional, Financial Toll

Turkey farmer Greg Langmo says he knew right away when the flock that usually clustered around him turned lethargic that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry.

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Reward Increased for Info in Death of Carver County Man

Authorities have increased the reward for information about an attack last month that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead. Sheriff Jim Olson said Tuesday his office has raised the reward to &7,500 for information leading to the arrest and charging of whoever killed Earl Olander.

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At Medical Marijuana Warehouse, Plants Rise As Launch Nears

Kim Kelsey is ready to start getting medical marijuana to treat her son's epilepsy. The state's two manufacturers are almost ready, too.

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At Medical Marijuana Warehouse, Plants Rise as Launch Nears

Kim Kelsey is ready to start getting medical marijuana to treat her son's epilepsy. The state's two manufacturers are almost ready, too. Both manufacturers say they'll be ready to start distributing marijuana pills and oils by the July 1 program launch.

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Legislature Preparing to Vote on State Lottery Restrictions

Minnesota lawmakers are preparing to vote on a bill suspending Internet-based state lottery tickets. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Tuesday he'd hold the vote soon, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt said he expected his chamber would do the same.

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Jennie-O Lays Off 233 Workers in Faribault Due to Bird Flu

Jennie-O Turkey Store says it's laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of available turkeys.

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Body of River Falls Student from Minnesota Recovered from River

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls confirms the death of one of its students whose body was found in a local river after leaving a bar. River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen identifies the student as 20-year-old Robert Steven Sontag, of Shafer, Minnesota.

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Minnesota Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Stabbing Fisherman to Death

A Minnesota teen has pleaded not guilty to stabbing a fisherman to death in a confrontation along the St. Croix River. Nineteen-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in western Wisconsin in the April 14 death of 34-year-old Peter Kelly.

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Minnesota Wants to Host College Football National Championship Game

Minnesota has an idea for a Super Bowl encore: the country's biggest college football game. Gov. Mark Dayton is joining others Tuesday morning to announce the state's bid for the College Football Playoff National Championship.

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3 Charged in Minnesota Farmhouse Fire That Left Couple Dead

Three young men are charged in a farmhouse fire in southwestern Minnesota that killed a couple in their 70s.

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