Minnesota lawmakers are approving emergency funding of $1 million to combat a growing avian flu problem. The funding bill is being sent to Governor Walz for his signature. Cases of the virus have already been found in 24 bird flocks in 12 different Minnesota counties. The bill passed the state House and Senate with only one combined vote against. Minnesota is the largest turkey-producing state in America with about 40 million birds.
State Lawmakers Approve One Million Dollars To Fight Avian Flu
By Ashley Hanley|2022-04-08T05:45:14-05:00April 8th, 2022|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!