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    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Minnesota lawmakers will not meet their self-imposed deadline to wrap up the state budget by 7 o’clock this morning (Wednesday) and adjourn the special session.  Some in the Democratic minority …

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    24 May 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A Grove City man accused of raping a young girl multiple times over a three-year period was charged this week with three felonies. The West Central Tribune reports 42-year-old Christopher Allen Bengtson faces …

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    24 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislative leaders say they’ll call a special session to finish the state budget after they miss Monday’s midnight deadline to finalize a new spending package. The Legislature scrambled over …

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    23 May 17
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 11th person in Hennepin County has died after overdosing on the powerful opioid carfentanil. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says the 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park died April 26 from …

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    23 May 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A cold, wet week limited Minnesota farmers to less than three days suitable for fieldwork. But the weekly report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says even with those tough …

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    23 May 17
  • Midwest Dairy Association

    The twelve young women who will compete for the title of Minnesota’s 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way have been named. The announcement came after a weekend leadership workshop held at the College of …

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    22 May 17
  • Renville County Parks

    Renville County Parks are once again being affected by persistent rain. County officials say Mack Lake County Park is closed and Anderson Lake County Park is also closed, due to flooding.

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    22 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature is continuing committee meetings and negotiations with only two days left for Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to strike a deal on an expected $45.5 …

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    22 May 17