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Sen. Rod Skoe of Clearbrook tells reporters Wednesday that state and federal governments, along with cattlemen and other agriculture groups, worked together to stop TB from spreading across Minnesota. Behind him is Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Cattle TB restrictions over

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ST. PAUL - Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets nationwide after the state has been declared free of bovine tuberculosis.


Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free day for the state's cattle industry after 58 herds were destroyed and 800,000 animals tested.

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