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  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says the state has seen the first flu-related death of a child this flu season. An update issued Thursday by the Department of Health said …

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    11 Mar 16
  • Employment

    The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Minnesota held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 …

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    10 Mar 16
  • court

    (MNN/Moorhead, MN) A Buffalo(MN) woman was sentenced to a month on work release for killing a Moorhead motorcyclist while driving distracted two summers ago. Sarah Jo Braith was found guilty of three misdemeanor charges in …

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    08 Mar 16
  • bullet hole

    A man was injured after a bullet went through the side of a Metro Mobility bus in Shakopee yesterday (Monday). KSTP reports the incident occurred just after 2 p.m. Monday near the Highway 101/Highway 169 …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Dow AgroSciences

    A seed production plant in Olivia is closing, putting 25 people out of work. In a news release, Dow AgroSciences says as of Wednesday they announced internally that they will ” idle its Olivia seed …

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    03 Mar 16
  • death investigation

    Meeker County authorities have released more information on the investigation of two teens found dead in a home Monday afternoon in Harvey Township. The investigation has determined the deaths of 17-year-old David Cunningham and his …

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    02 Mar 16
  • Election 2016

    MIAMI (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are beginning to focus on each other in the race for the White House. Both front-runners were emboldened by commanding victories Tuesday across large swaths …

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    02 Mar 16
  • death investigation

    Meeker County authorities have released the names of the two people found dead in a residence in Harvey Township Monday afternoon. They’re identified as 17-year-old David Lee Cunningham and 15-year-old Jessica Kay Cunningham. The Sheriff’s …

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    02 Mar 16