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  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has relied heavily on federal funds that will dry up by the end of the year. Health care experts and consultants say it’s too early to declare MNsure unsustainable as some …

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    23 Mar 15
  • MACT Fest

    The Minnesota Association of Community Theaters festival begins today (Friday) and will feature a host of performances. The Festival takes place today and Saturday at the Dassel Cokato Performing Arts Center/DC High School. Organizers say …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Baker

    Three different bills with three different funding options to finish a four-lane expansion of state Highway 23 between New London and St. Cloud will be introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Rep. Dave …

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    20 Mar 15
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the cases — both of which were related to Type …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Milk

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Milk prices have fallen by more than one-third since last fall, putting a crunch on dairy farmers after several profitable years. Minnesota Public Radio News reports the downturn’s duration is …

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    20 Mar 15
  • turkeys

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica has imposed import restrictions on poultry products from various spots in North America in the wake of a big outbreak of bird flu that has infected stocks. The island’s agriculture …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number …

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    19 Mar 15
  • More snow

    Spring officially begins Friday, but there are still reminders of winter. Snow on Wednesday left a reminder that Minnesota can still see snow in March. According to the National Weather Service, this week’s snow should …

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    19 Mar 15