Minnesota News
  • Firefighter

    A horse barn fire early this morning (Monday) in Wright County destroyed the structure, killed nine horses, and two people suffered smoke inhalation. Sheriff Joe Hagerty at about 12:36 am the Wright County Sheriff’s Office …

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    29 Dec 14
  • Fatal Crash

    Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed two people in Maple Grove. The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson of Dayton and 54-year-old Michael …

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    29 Dec 14
  • garden

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gardeners at hundreds of spots around the country are sharing seeds as part of an increasing interest in locally grown food, but some agriculture officials say the well-meaning effort violates …

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    29 Dec 14
  • online testing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s $38 million contract with a vendor to run its online proficiency testing system is encountering glitches that have school officials worried ahead of the spring testing season. The St. …

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    29 Dec 14
  • gas prices dropping

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — Some Minneapolis drivers are happier after they got to fill up their tank with gas that was less than two-dollars-a-gallon. On Christmas Day, The BP on Lyndale Avenue changed their price for …

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    26 Dec 14
  • logo-mdh

    The Minnesota Department of Health said a third young person has died of influenza as the flu season hits early and hard. The Health Department confirmed the death Wednesday in detailing flu activity around the …

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    26 Dec 14
  • gift

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Jared Brigmon wasn’t kidding when he told his fiancee he needed help carrying her Christmas gift home. Brigmon surprised longtime girlfriend Misty Maurer on Christmas Eve by buying her a …

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    26 Dec 14
  • substitute teachers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota schools are hurting from a substitute teacher shortage. The Star Tribune reports teachers are heading to class sick and principals are splitting children between classrooms or even taking up teaching duties. …

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    26 Dec 14