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  • Snow Plow

    MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is preparing motorists for forecasted heavy snowfall rates today (Saturday) followed by increasing winds overnight through Sunday. The weather conditions may limit visibility and will make travel difficult in south-central …

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    24 Feb 18
  • AP Photo by Jim Mone

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators in orange shirts and scarves filled the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, waving signs critical of the National Rifle Association, chanting “Save our kids!” and urging lawmakers to …

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    23 Feb 18
  • MNLARS

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) The Dayton administration is asking the legislature for 10 million additional dollars to continue work on the state’s troubled vehicle registration system, MN-LARS, and Democratic Senator Scott Dibble inquired on …

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    23 Feb 18
  • State Budget

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill to restore the Legislature’s operating budget is heading to Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton vetoed the $130 million in funding for the House and Senate last year, triggering months …

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    23 Feb 18
  • 2018 Water Carnival Button

    The search is on for Junior Royalty candidates for the 2018 Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. A girl and boy will be chosen as successors to the 2017 reigning royalty, Junior Queen Aubrey Schmidt and Junior …

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    22 Feb 18
  • Tim Walz

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor and longtime gun-rights supporter, has proposed an assault weapons ban in the state. Walz has faced repeated attacks from Democratic …

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    22 Feb 18
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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government is recalling chicken salad made by an Iowa processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores which has now sickened people in five states. The Iowa Department of …

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    22 Feb 18
  • School Lockdown

    ORONO, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a high school student after threats on social media prompted a lockdown at a suburban Minneapolis school district. Orono schools went into lockdown Wednesday after posts on Twitter …

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    22 Feb 18