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  • Hasty

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — A Shakopee teacher is charged with soliciting sex from a boy he met at a theater group. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Scott Hasty, of Cumberland, Wisconsin has resigned from Shakopee Public Schools. He’s …

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    10 Apr 15
  • Klobuchar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Senator Amy Klobuchar has been meeting with Minnesota turkey producers to hear their concerns about the bird flu outbreak, and says she plans to speak with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack soon …

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    10 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is imploring lawmakers to bypass political considerations and take risks as they decide important issues in the session’s final weeks. Dayton made the theme part of his …

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    10 Apr 15
  • expensive

    After construction bids for the McLeod County Jail expansion project were opened last week, it was learned they were more than $2 million over estimates.The McLeod County Chronicle reports a workshop was conducted after the …

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    09 Apr 15
  • texting

    (MNN/Shakopee, MN) — A teacher in Shakopee is due in court tomorrow (Friday) following allegations he sent inappropriate texts to a teenage boy. Andrew Scott Hasty of Cumberland, Wisconsin is facing multiple charges including soliciting …

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    09 Apr 15
  • jennie-o logo

    UNDATED (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry. This time, the outbreak is on a large Jennie-O-Turkey …

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    09 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second turkey farm in Minnesota’s top turkey-producing county has been hit by an outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain, raising the number of outbreaks across the state to eight. The …

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    08 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    Gov. Mark Dayton wants to spend $842 million on statewide infrastructure projects. He is calling it a “jobs bill”; saying it would create almost 24,000 jobs and strengthen the economy. The Legislature typically passes bonding …

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    07 Apr 15