As the avian flu attacks turkey farms in Minnesota, our neighbors to the south are concerned about their chicken farms, as the disease makes its way into Iowa. Iowa is the nation's top egg-producing state, and is home to roughly 50 million chickens that lay nearly one in every five eggs consumed in the United States.
High school students in Lanesboro are getting to put their green thumbs to good use. This year marks the second year that the school's horticulture class has had a greenhouse for hands-on learning and gardening.
Trout fishing is a huge part of life in Minnesota, it's not only fun, but it also helps the economy. Saturday marks opening day for trout fishing season in the state. Lt. Governor Smith spent Friday morning fly fishing at Whitewater State park to celebrate Saturday's opening day of trout fishing season.
It is extreme weather week--and when a weather disaster strikes, we know emergency response is critical within the first moments. Emergency vehicles, security and relief personnel might be some things that come to mind, but what sets it all in motion is what's behind the scenes.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Friday was donate life day in Rochester, a celebration put on by the Gift of Life Transplant House. The idea is to draw attention to the need for organ donation, all the while remembering those who have saved another person's life through their donation.More than 120 thousand people are waiting on a list for an organ transplant right now, and those people are what the celebration is all about. Ceremonies kicked off Friday around 4:30 at the flag pole outside of the S...