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  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of lawsuits against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta for introducing a genetically engineered corn variety before China approved it for imports has been pushed back to July. …

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    03 May 17
  • no smoking

    EDINA, Minn. (AP) — A Twin Cities suburb is poised to become the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Minnesota Public Radio reports the Edina …

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    03 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Republicans in the Minnesota House have rolled out a 600-million-dollar bonding proposal for state public works projects — less than half the 1.5 billion dollars that Governor Mark Dayton wants. …

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    02 May 17
  • Racoon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are warning about a rising number of reports of a disease in raccoons that can affect dogs. The Department of Natural Resources says canine distemper cases have been …

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    02 May 17
  • Emergency

    The State Patrol says a pickup that was traveling westbound on Highway 212 in Stewart struck a pedestrian crossing the Highway Saturday night at about 10:15. The pedestrian, 26-year-old Jacob Lentz of Stewart, suffered a …

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    01 May 17
  • U. S. Bank Stadium

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings stadium officials say they’re concerned about leaky walls and loose panels at the new $1.1 billion facility. The Star Tribune reports that stadium executives said Friday that zinc panels covering …

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    01 May 17
  • Arson

    KANDIYOHI — Two women are in custody at the Kandiyohi County Jail on suspicion of arson charges. The West Central Tribune reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call from a home …

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    01 May 17
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    The Democrat whose potential retirement gives his party the most heartburn every year, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson, is running for re-election next year. Outside the House chamber Wednesday, Roll Call reports Peterson saying “Yeah, I’m running. I’ve got …

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    28 Apr 17