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  • Education Minnesota

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A language arts instructor at Mound Westonka High School in Mound has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Corey Bulman was presented with the award Sunday. He is …

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    08 May 17
  • Emergency

    (Learfield News Service/Sibley County, MN) On Saturday evening just after 7:00, a motorcycle driven by 51-year-old James Alvin Vannoordt of Granite Falls, was westbound on Highway 19 when it ran right, slid into a metal …

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    08 May 17
  • South Central Grain and Energy

    Sleepy Eye, MN (5/5/17) – The boards of directors of River Region Cooperative (RRC), Sleepy Eye, MN and South Central Grain and Energy (SCGE), Fairfax, MN unanimously approved to bring the point of merger of …

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    05 May 17
  • Crow River Habitat for Humanity

    (HUTCHINSON, MN) April Olson and her children will begin the construction of their new home in Hutchinson—and the community is invited to join in on the celebration! The informal ground blessing ceremony begins at 10:00 …

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    05 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker wants to bump up Minnesota’s smoking age to 21 in an effort to lower the number teenage smokers. The Star Tribune reports that a bill introduced Thursday …

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    05 May 17
  • Paris Climate Agreement

    (Learfield News Service) Governor Mark Dayton has joined his counterparts in 11 other states, including California and New York, in urging President Trump to keep the U-S in the Paris Climate Agreement. The governors write …

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    04 May 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cool temperatures and wet fields have cost Minnesota farmers more delays in planting. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that only 1.7 days were suitable for fieldwork last week. …

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    03 May 17
  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of lawsuits against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta for introducing a genetically engineered corn variety before China approved it for imports has been pushed back to July. …

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    03 May 17