Students at a Minnesota high school fell ill with a rare form of E. coli after a class project that involved hunting and butchering deer, including one road-kill capture. A report from the state Health Department says the meat had been cooked only to medium rare, which was not a high enough temperature to kill all of the bacteria.
Animal Humane Society plans trailblazing new campus
Take a look inside the plans for a first-of-its-kind adoption center and animal care campus.
Minnesota reports 'concerning level' of syphilis cases
The Minnesota Department of Health says most of the cases are being discovered in the northern part of the state.
Airport police intercept 5,600 fentanyl pills headed to St. Cloud
Three were arrested following a police raid in St. Cloud.
Kris Lindahl files trademark for 'iconic' arms out pose
"The pose has become iconic," Lindahl said.
Man shot inside Oakdale movie theater expected to survive
The 23-year-old victim underwent surgery and is recovering at the hospital.
Driver falls asleep, crashes through motel wall near Duluth
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 29
One of the newly reported deaths was a person aged 15-19 from Yellow Medicine County.
Alabama replaces Toby Keith as headliner at MN music festival
The Lakefront Music Festival is set to take place in Prior Lake on July 8-9.
Lettuce tainted with E. coli sickens 2 in Minnesota
At least two Minnesotans were hospitalized after eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. At least 60 people were sickened nationwide. Two suffered kidney failure.
E-coli bacteria shutting down beaches in Duluth, Minneapolis
Recent warm weather and heavy rains may have contributed to high levels of e-coli bacteria at some Minnesota beaches. Duluth officials have advised people to stay out of the water at three beaches and Minneapolis closed a Lake Harriet beach.
High levels of E. coli close Minneapolis beach
Theodore Wirth Lake Beach in Minneapolis has been closed temporarily after it tested positive for E. coli bacteria that exceeded state guidelines. The rise in bacteria levels is likely caused by more birds at the lake since the start of migration season. No illnesses have been reported. The lake will be re-tested Wednesday.
Elevated levels of E. coli bacteria pose threat at main Duluth beach
For the second time this summer, beach goers are urged to stay out of the water at the main beach along Park Point in Duluth. The Minnesota Department of Health issued a warning to avoid contact with water at the beach due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria.
Foley lifts boil order after health inspectors find no sign of E. Coli in water
Officials issued a boil order last week after tests turned up evidence of E. coli in the city's water supply. The St. Cloud Times reports the Minnesota Department of Health has since found no sign of the bacteria in water samples collected over the weekend.
MPCA monitors NE Minn. lake, river for E. coli in wake of floods
Concerned about elevated levels of E. coli bacteria following last month's floods, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is continuing to conduct water sampling in Carlton County after raw sewage swept into the Moosehead Lake and the river access on the Moose Horn River near Sturgeon Lake.
E. Coli bacteria detected in Foley water
Foley residents are being instructed to boil all water before using it after E. coli was detected in the city's water supply. The city says the contamination may be due to a failure to chlorinate properly, and officials await updated test results from the Department of Health.
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