University of Minnesota Leads Research on Chronic Wasting Disease Risks

University of Minnesota Leads Research on Chronic Wasting Disease Risks

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The University of Minnesota is spearheading a significant research initiative, funded by the state, to investigate the potential of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) transmission from deer to farm animals and humans. This proactive study is led by Program Co-Director Cory Anderson, who emphasizes that while there are currently no known cases… Continue reading University of Minnesota Leads Research on Chronic Wasting Disease Risks

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Evergreen Acres for Wage Theft

STEARNS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has initiated a significant legal action against Evergreen Acres, a dairy farm, for alleged wage theft amounting to nearly $3 million. This lawsuit includes claims for unpaid wages, unlawful deductions, and civil penalties. According to Ellison, the company is accused of systematically underpaying its workers,… Continue reading Minnesota Attorney General Sues Evergreen Acres for Wage Theft

Casper the Great Pyrenees Nominated for Farm Dog of the Year

DECATUR, Ga. (trfnews.i234.me)– Casper, a heroic Great Pyrenees from Decatur, Georgia, is in the running for the Farm Bureau’s 2024 Farm Dog of the Year. His remarkable story gained attention when he bravely defended his owner’s flock from a group of coyotes. Heroic Actions: In 2022, Casper faced a pack of more than half a dozen… Continue reading Casper the Great Pyrenees Nominated for Farm Dog of the Year

Hwy 27 near Game Farm Rd, LITTLE FALLS TWP, Morrision County Crash 2023-11-13 11:43:41

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 23801831 Date/Time: 11/13/2023 07:26   District: 2800 Brainerd Case Information Contact: 218-316-3030 Media Contact: MSP PIO Lt. Jill Frankfurth (651) 343-4680   Location: Hwy 27 near Game Farm Rd, LITTLE FALLS TWP, Morrision County   Description: The Kia was travelling eastbound on Hwy 27. Ran off roadway and entered the… Continue reading Hwy 27 near Game Farm Rd, LITTLE FALLS TWP, Morrision County
Crash 2023-11-13 11:43:41

Two Injured In Three Vehicle Crash Involving Farm Tractor in Douglas County

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident involving farm equipment over the weekend in Douglas County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a John Deere tractor and a Chevy S10 were pulling out from a field road when the vehicles collided with a Subaru on Highway 29 in Moltona Township. The driver of the… Continue reading Two Injured In Three Vehicle Crash Involving Farm Tractor in Douglas County

Luxemburg Township Farm Accident

On October 15, 2023, at approximately 1:07 P.M., the Stearns County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call reporting that a male had been run over by a tractor at 14817 143rd Avenue in Luxemburg Township. This location is north of the city of Watkins. Upon arrival, deputies found Matthew Mathies, 59, of Watkins, lying on… Continue reading Luxemburg Township Farm Accident

Ask A Trooper: What are the rules regarding farm equipment using the roadway? – .

Question: Now that spring if finally here I am seeing a lot of tractors, sprayers and other large equipment on the highways. A number of them didn’t appear to be using their flashing lights, slow moving signs and escort when required. I am concerned this could cause a bad crash. Can you write about this… Continue reading Ask A Trooper: What are the rules regarding farm equipment using the roadway? – .

Woman Who Worked At Ada Turkey Farm Receives 1st Full Pardon In 30+ Years

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Minnesota Board of Pardons has granted its first, full pardon in more than 30 years to a woman who worked on an Ada, Minnesota turkey farrm.