A fire at a farm near Sleepy Eye in southern Minnesota destroyed a dairy barn and the livestock inside. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, and firefighters battled the blaze for at least three hours.
A Minnesota man whose son once fled the state to avoid chemotherapy has died. A private funeral is set for Friday for Anthony Hauser. An obituary notice says Hauser died last Thursday at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He was 56.