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  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment …

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    14 Sep 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    Minnesota farmers have nearly completed small grain harvest and have begun harvesting dry edible beans and corn for silage during the week ending September 10, 2017, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were …

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    14 Sep 17
  • missing person

    (Learfield News Service/Buffalo, MN) The BCA reported Wednesday afternoon that a missing Buffalo, Minnesota, teenager was found safe in Iowa.   15 year-old Anna Thorson had been reported missing since last being seen on Sunday, …

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    14 Sep 17
  • rural rush hour

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Be careful around farm vehicles transporting crops to market — that’s the message from MN-DOT as harvest ramps up in rural Minnesota. Spokesman Kevin Gutknecht says most roads are two-lane, …

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    14 Sep 17
  • Air Quality

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for eastern and central Minnesota effective today (Thursday) from noon through eight p.m. The affected area includes the Twin Cities Metro, Saint Cloud, Hinckley, and the Tribal …

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    14 Sep 17
  • Dog Park Fence

    The Hutchinson City Council has approved a plan for the proposed dog park. The council had previously approved the location for the park: north of the intersection of 1st Avenue Southeast and Erie Street Southeast, …

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    13 Sep 17
  • Mark Vande Hei

    A Minnesota native is on his way to the International Space Station, where he will spend the next five-and-a-half months. KSTP reports Mark Vande Hei, along with one other American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut, …

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    13 Sep 17
  • Lamas

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A criminal complaint says a man who drove into a group of people in Minnesota told police he was assaulted by several men and hit them so he wouldn’t get beat …

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    13 Sep 17