Minnesota News
  • KGLB Flooding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton and …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is investigating its leader for alleged misconduct. Archbishop John Nienstedt says in a statement Tuesday that he ordered the investigation after the allegations surfaced. He …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Planting

    Precipitation and wet field conditions continued to stress crops and delay alfalfa hay cuttings during the week ending Sunday, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Conditions declined for all crops during the week …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Road Construction

    The start date for a road construction project in the Gaylord area has been pushed back a week. Motorists driving highways 5, 19 and 22 will encounter detours as crews begin the first stage of …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Andrew Joseph Dikken

    Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Dikken appeared for a plea hearing before Judge Thomas …

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    01 Jul 14
  • biodiesel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raises the bar on biodiesel this week. Starting Tuesday, state law will require all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota to contain at least 10 percent biodiesel. The mandate will …

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    30 Jun 14
  • forklift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have identified the worker who died after a stack of wood fell from his forklift and crushed him. The medical examiner’s office said Sunday the man was 36-year-old Travis …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Watertown Minnesota man was injured after losing control of his motorcycle on a detour route in Fillmore County Saturday afternoon. 48-year-old Tad Peterson was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment of …

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    30 Jun 14