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Posted at 10:30 AM

An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.

Updated at 10:09 AM

Minnesota Senate Democrats produced a two-year budget outline Friday that would commit $555 million more for education programs and sock $250 million extra into state reserves, a framework that lands them between the ambitions of Gov. Mark Dayton...

Updated at 9:56 AM

The Legislature has reached its spring break before grinding its way to the May 18 mandatory adjournment.

Posted Mar 29, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Bells will ring in unison across Minnesota and other places in the country on April 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's end.

Posted Mar 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the federal Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs that compensate farmers for livestock losses due to wolves, raptors and...

Posted Mar 27, 2015 at 3:00 PM

A young Mexican man who is urgently trying to travel to the Mayo Clinic for a double-organ transplant has filed a third application for entry into the United States after twice being denied a visa.

Posted Mar 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a budget outline his Democratic caucus is releasing will fall in between spending levels suggested by House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:58 AM

Fairfax trail on the list; public can comment until April 18

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 9:00 PM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Anoka County.

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is reiterating broad Capitol opposition to a direct soccer stadium subsidy for a newly announced pro franchise, but he hasn't closed the door on assisting in other ways.

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 25 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by various weather conditions since the start of last year, ranging from excess rain to drought.

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