The toll of the avian flu outbreak in Minnesota is weighing heavily on farmers and state officials, as they work quickly to try to lend support and contain the spread of the virus. 274 more words
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires in the state.
Dayton on Wednesday signed an executive order to provide emergency assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center. 69 more words
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota National Guard to fight wildfires across the state.
The Guard and the state Department of Public Safety will supply two Blackhawk helicopters with 660-gallon water buckets to combat the blazes. 60 more words
A Minnesota National Guard member faces a federal child pornography charge for allegedly luring a teenage girl to send him sexually explicit photos of herself while he was stationed in Afghanistan. 237 more words
74 years after his military service began, Bob Watts was the only World War II veteran at this week’s annual gathering in Duluth. But there was no need to be lonely. 309 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The 34th Red Bull Infantry Division was set to help the U.S. military in containing the Ebola virus in the west African nation. 170 more words