Minnesota News
  • 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
  • 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
  • Relay for Life

    Relay for Life participants walked Friday along the Willmar Middle track lit up by luminaries honoring people directly affected by cancer. Early estimates show that 25 teams with around 300 participants on those teams raised …

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    27 Jul 15
  • Christopher Besser

    The St. Michael man accused of fatally shooting his father and brother has been indicted by a grand jury. Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly says 22-year-old Christopher Besser is charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Grove City man is dead after a one-vehicle crash West of Litchfield Wednesday evening. 21-year-old Spencer Latham was found dead at the scene. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Slavik

    New Prague police are asking the public to help find a man who hasn’t been seen since this weekend. Police say 31-year-old Anthony James Slavik left his home on Saturday, July 18, and didn’t come …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials have released the name of a bicyclist who was struck and killed by a motorist in Kandiyohi County. The sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 62-year-old Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider …

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    23 Jul 15
  • bird flu chickens

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that is 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it protects turkeys. U.S. Agriculture Secretary …

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    23 Jul 15