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  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have gotten a jump on small grain planting this spring. Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of Natural …

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    14 Apr 15
  • crash investigation

    Five people were injured in a collision in Glencoe Saturday afternoon. The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 51-year-old Glen Pettis of Hector was traveling eastbound on Highway 212 and a vehicle driven by …

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    13 Apr 15
  • ATV Crash

    Two people were hurt in an ATV accident in Renville County Saturday night. At 8:11 p.m. deputies were called to an address on 810th Avenue, in Bird Island Township, where an ATV driven by 19-year-old …

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    13 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    WILLMAR –– A third case of bird flu was confirmed over the weekend at a commercial turkey farm in Kandiyohi County. The latest Kandiyohi County case involves a flock of 38,000 turkeys in four barns. …

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    13 Apr 15
  • 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