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  • zimbabwelion

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe says he believed everything about his trip was legal. Walter Palmer released a statement Tuesday saying he hired …

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    29 Jul 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say they’ve saved nearly $650 million by tweaking its subsidized health care programs. Minnesota contracts with health plans to cover low-income residents in public programs like MinnesotaCare and …

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    29 Jul 15
  • DNR Logo

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the second year in a row, Minnesota hunters will have a tough time trying to bag a deer this fall. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told hunters Tuesday …

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    29 Jul 15
  • Roundabout

    Local residents and business owners are invited to attend an open house at Lake Lillian City Center on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees can learn about plans for installing a roundabout at …

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    28 Jul 15
  • Scantlin

    The only remaining founding member of the band Puddle of Mudd was arrested early Sunday morning in Renville County. 43-year-old Wesley Scantlin appeared in Renville County District Court in Olivia on Monday to face a …

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    28 Jul 15
  • handgun

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers want more members of the military carrying weapons in light of a deadly shooting at military facilities in Tennessee. A group of GOP legislators on Monday announced …

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    28 Jul 15
  • dwi

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a law that makes it a crime for someone to refuse a breath test when arrested for drunken driving. Monday’s ruling comes in the case …

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    28 Jul 15
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour. The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect …

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    28 Jul 15