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  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hopes of quickly calling Minnesota lawmakers back for a special session are fading. The Legislature adjourned late last month without passing a $1 billion package of public construction projects, immediately …

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    16 Jun 16
  • cocoa powder

    OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged in Renville County District Court with simulating a controlled …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Equul Access

    A Hutchinson Therapeutic Horsemanship Stable is one of 10 Winners in a Nationwide Contest. Equul Access finished 5th in the Facebook voting from Lexlin Ranch of Tennessee’s Gypsy Gift Program. The top 10 Centers in the …

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    15 Jun 16
  • fire investigation

    A house in Meeker County was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire at about 7pm in the 73000 block of Highway 27 in Kingston …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Monday Morning Storm Clouds

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A line of storms crossing southern Minnesota has dumped several inches of rain and kicked up strong winds. The National Weather Service reports three tornadoes touched down in south-central Minnesota on Tuesday …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s time for a special session status check. Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders planned to meet Wednesday to discuss their hopes of calling an overtime session. They hope to …

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    15 Jun 16
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    Nearly one-fifth of the first cutting of alfalfa hay was harvested during the 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The first cutting of alfalfa …

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    14 Jun 16