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  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 9,000 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state has gained 42,137 new jobs in the past year, …

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    24 Mar 16
  • MidCountry Bank

    A Hutchinson downtown bank is trying to get approval to construct a drive-thru behind their building. MidCountry Bank wants to put the drive-thru just east of their building located on mainstreet. The drive-thru would be …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’d veto a bill this year to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. The Democratic governor laid out his opposition Wednesday to using the Appleton …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Glenn Gruenhagen

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans are moving to restrict transgender residents’ use of bathrooms and locker rooms. GOP lawmakers unveiled a bill Wednesday that would force transgender people to use bathrooms that match …

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    24 Mar 16
  • break ins

    Sibley County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a shotgun from their storage garage. Law enforcement found a possible suspect riding a bicycle on Highway 19 shortly before 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The suspect …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Tate

    A trial date has been set for a Paynesville man accused of driving drunk and killing two teens from Watkins. A pre-trial date for 27-year-old Ben Tate has been set for June 20th. His trial …

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    23 Mar 16
  • ISIS

    A 23-year-old man from Glencoe, Minnesota, faces federal charges of lying to FBI agents about contacting terrorists in Syria last summer, according to court documents filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. KSTP reports …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans have started their push to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. GOP lawmakers have targeted the facility in Appleton to ease overcrowding in Minnesota prisons. The facility …

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    23 Mar 16