Minnesota News
  • Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center

    Warm weather has riders taking their motorcycles out on Minnesota roads, and safety is critical, especially early in the riding season. Officials with the Minnesota Department of Safety are reminding motorcyclists to be cautious of …

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    11 Mar 15
  • oil train

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers say a string of recent explosive crude-by-rail derailments nationwide make it necessary to improve Minnesota’s railroad network. Five trains hauling crude oil have derailed since February. Sen. Scott …

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    11 Mar 15
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota revenue collections have shattered expectations yet again. February saw $43 million more than finance officials were banking on. Figures released Tuesday by the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget …

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    11 Mar 15
  • Employment

    The Minnesota unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate in January was …

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    10 Mar 15
  • Weight Restrictions

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways begin March 11 for Minnesota’s South, Southeast and Metro frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The spring restrictions begin March 12 for Central frost zone. Winter load increases and overweight permits remain in place …

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    10 Mar 15
  • ATV Crash

    MAYER, Minn. (AP) — A 53-year-old Delano man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle crash in Carver County. Sheriff Jim Olson says deputies were called to the accident about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The sheriff says …

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    10 Mar 15
  • Fatal Crash

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says two motorists were killed in separate accidents in the Twin Cities early Sunday morning. The first crash happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday at an intersection in …

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    09 Mar 15
  • Dairy Queen

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dairy Queen plans to give away small ice cream cones later this month to celebrate the restaurant chain’s 75th anniversary. The restaurant chain picked March 16th to celebrate with soft serve …

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    09 Mar 15