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  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is imploring lawmakers to bypass political considerations and take risks as they decide important issues in the session’s final weeks. Dayton made the theme part of his …

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    10 Apr 15
  • expensive

    After construction bids for the McLeod County Jail expansion project were opened last week, it was learned they were more than $2 million over estimates.The McLeod County Chronicle reports a workshop was conducted after the …

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    09 Apr 15
  • texting

    (MNN/Shakopee, MN) — A teacher in Shakopee is due in court tomorrow (Friday) following allegations he sent inappropriate texts to a teenage boy. Andrew Scott Hasty of Cumberland, Wisconsin is facing multiple charges including soliciting …

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    09 Apr 15
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    UNDATED (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry. This time, the outbreak is on a large Jennie-O-Turkey …

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    09 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey-producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain, raising the number of outbreaks across the state to eight. The …

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    08 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend $842 million on statewide infrastructure projects. He is calling it a “jobs bill”; saying it would create almost 24,000 jobs and strengthen the economy. The Legislature typically passes bonding …

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    07 Apr 15
  • Gaylord

    The Gaylord Police Department will be adding another member. A motion to add another full-time officer was unanimously approved by the Gaylord City Council recently based on a proposal from Chief Tony Padilla. One of …

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    07 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials in Minnesota are reporting two more cases of bird flu in commercial turkey operations. The latest cases are in Stearns County and in Kandiyohi County. They’re the sixth …

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    07 Apr 15