A female animal rights activist dressed as a referee made headlines Saturday for storming onto the Minnesota Target Center’s basketball court during a game between the Memphis Grizzles and Minnesota Timberwolves to protest the Timberwolves’ owner, Glen Taylor.


“The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced that avian influenza was detected in ‘a flock of commercial layer chickens’ in Buena Vista County,” the Storm Lake Times reported on March 23rd.

“The infected flock of around 5.3 million birds was Rembrandt’s egg-laying facility with some 20 barns and a processing plant that employs 300 permanent workers and hundreds of temporary workers.”