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  • Howard Lake

    ST. PAUL – A Howard Lake site is among six redevelopment projects in Minnesota that have been awarded more than $1 million in grants by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Officials say the …

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    24 Mar 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic assault charges in connection with a violent sexual assault at a Watkins home. The West Central …

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    24 Mar 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 3,800 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures announced today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In addition, the agency said January’s job losses were revised …

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    23 Mar 17
  • signs cause stir

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A student organization says it posted provocative signs about illegal immigrants at a Minnesota college as part of a social experiment. The signs were posted Monday at Gustavus Adolphus College …

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    23 Mar 17
  • fire investigation

    BLOMKEST – Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southwest in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn and forcing the evacuation of 300 cows and two …

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    23 Mar 17
  • redcrosslogo

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (March 23, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for type O negative and AB donors to make an appointment to give blood. Officials say that comes after severe winter …

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    23 Mar 17
  • polaris

    Medina-based Polaris Industries has recalled an additional 19,200 all-terrain vehicles, this time for 2015 and 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 models. Possible fire risks were the reason, as with several earlier recalls. The recalls, reported …

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    22 Mar 17
  • money

    (Learfield News Service)  Nearly $800,000 in grants are going to communities around the state to help combat sex trafficking. The money is coming from the state Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs and …

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    22 Mar 17