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ST. PAUL -- A new strain of canine influenza virus has been found -- and treated successfully -- in Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said all of the dogs were most likely exposed to the virus when they visited the Lucky Dog Boarding and Training Center in Detroit Lakes. All of the dogs fully recovered and no new cases have been seen at the facility since April 25.
WILLMAR –– Three new cases of bird flu were reported today on Minnesota farms, bringing the total number to 97 poultry farms affected by the deadly H5N2 virus. The latest cases include commercial turkey farms in Kandiyohi, Meeker and Brown counties that have presumptive positive flocks. There are now 37 commercial turkey farms affected by the disease in Kandiyohi County, which is more than any other county in the state.
MOORHEAD--Looking to cool down, an intoxicated man jumped off the Veterans Memorial Bridge into the Red River about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Moorhead police. The man was able to swim to the Moorhead side of the river near the bridge, which links Fargo and Moorhead, said Assistant Chief Joe Gaughan of the Moorhead Fire Department.
HIBBING, Minn. -- A male worker at Cast Corporation in Hibbing was taken to a Duluth hospital Tuesday morning after he'd been pinned under a piece of machinery, the Hibbing Fire Department said in a news release. The man had been freed from under the machinery when fire rescue and ambulance workers arrived, but he was in traumatic cardiac arrest with CPR in progress, said the news release.
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn—A 3M employee was hospitalized for monitoring after a chemical leak Tuesday at the company’s Cottage Grove plant. A 30-percent solution of nitric acid leaked from a container in a manufacturing building, 3M spokeswoman Donna Fleming Runyon said.
SOBIESKI, Minn. -- A 53-year-old man died Saturday in the aftermath of a crash between two pickups. Alan Kedrowski, 53, Long Prairie, was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen stated the sheriff's office received a report at 10:11 a.m. Saturday of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Cable and Dove roads, west of Sobieski in Swanville Township.
This morning Grand Forks police identified two victims in Tuesday's shooting at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in south Grand Forks. Gregory Weiland, 70, of Grand Forks died from wounds he sustained in the shooting at the hands of Marcell Willis. Lisa Braun, 47, of Grand Forks suffered injuries in the shooting.
A Crookston woman has died after suffering severe burns at her home last week, according to the Police Department. Emergency responders found Balvir Kaur, 60, seriously injured by burns outside her home at 308 S. Nelson St., May 21. She was airlifted to a Twin Cities burn unit, where she died the following day, police said in a statement Tuesday. Police reported little damage to her home and said the fire is under investigation.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Divers found 10 zebra mussels in Christmas Lake during a follow-up search earlier this week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. The mussels were found outside of the area where the DNR had treated the lake last year as part of a series of small, targeted treatments in Minnesota lakes. A search of the previously treated area in April indicated the treatment was successful.
FARGO - Fargo police said Friday the man critically hurt in a severe bar beating over the weekend has died of his injuries. Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said Joey Allan Garslaand, 35, died at Sanford Medical Center early Friday morning.