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Minnesota Department of Agriculture Finds Cyclospora in Ocean Mist Farms Romaine Hearts

Laboratory testing found Cyclospora in Ocean Mist Farms Romaine Hearts lettuce grown in Coachella, CA The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) issued a consumer advisory warning people not to eat Ocean Mist Farms romaine hearts because of possible Cyclospora contamination.…

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Driver Killed After Semi-Truck Crash in Alexandria, MN [Updated]

An 83-year-old died after crashing into a jackknifed semi-truck blocking traffic in Alexandria, Minn. The crash happened at about 7:45 p.m. on the 2600 block of W 34th St. The semi-tractor trailer was blocking both lanes of traffic when Arlys…

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Salmonella Lawyers Retained in Outbreak Linked to Watermelon from West Saint Paul Great Moon Buffet [Updated]

Updated December 29, 2021 – After filing the first lawsuit (case number 19HA-CV-21-3356) arising from a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak at Great Moon Buffet in west Saint Paul last summer, the Pritzker Hageman Salmonella lawyers are calling for Great Moon Buffet…

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Family of 7 Dies From Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Moorhead, MN [Updated]

Updated January 24, 2021 – Authorities determined that a furnace was the source of the carbon monoxide poisoning. Police originally suspected a van parked in an attached garage, but the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office showed that the CO did…

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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Ramada by Wyndham Albert Lea, MN [Updated]

Updated November 11, 2021 A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ramada by Wyndham in Albert Lea, MN has sickened at least two people, possibly many more. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says early evidence shows the Legionella infections were…

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Motorcyclist Killed in Brooklyn Center After Colliding With Left Turning Minivan

32 year old Chee Vang of Brooklyn Center, MN was driving his motorcycle West on 70th Ave. N. the morning of Sunday, October 31st, when a minivan pulled out in front of him to make a left turn off of…

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Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Unlicensed Driver in Rosemount

A bicyclist was struck and killed by an unlicensed driver in Rosemount Monday afternoon. The fatal crash happened near the intersection of County Road 42 and West 145th Street. The man riding his bike, Father Denny Dempsey, died at the…

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Minnesota Traffic Deaths on Track to Reach Record High

Public safety officials announced that Minnesota traffic deaths are on track to reach a record high by the end of the year. In what law enforcement refers to as a “traffic safety crisis,” Minnesota is on track to exceed 400…

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Fatal Semi Crash on Burnsville Highway Flagged for Safety Improvements [Update]

UPDATED October 7, 2021 – The Minnesota State Patrol says two men died in a fatal semi crash on a Burnsville highway flagged for safety improvements. The crash happened on Highway 13 at the intersection of Chowen Avenue South. The…

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Carver County Bicycle Crash Injures One

A 66-year-old man was seriously injured in a Carver County bicycle crash on Tuesday. The crash happened at about 1:35 p.m. when a vehicle struck a man biking on County Roads 11 and 40 in Dahlgren Township. The cyclist sustained…

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Chain Reaction Semi Crash Injures 11 in Redwood Falls Township

A chain-reaction semi crash injured 11 people in Redwood Falls Township, Minn. on Wednesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the five-vehicle pileup happened at about 11:15 a.m. on northbound Highway 71. Three vehicles were stopped for a MnDoT flagger…

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Salmonella Outbreak at Great Moon Buffet Sicken 17 in West St. Paul, MN

[Updated on November 1, 2021 with new information on watermelon link and previous outbreaks] A Salmonella outbreak at Great Moon Buffet in West St. Paul, MN sickened at least 17 people who ate at the restaurant in June and July,…