Minnesota News
  • MNLARS

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) — Legislators aren’t going to provide a ten-million-dollar cash infusion for the troubled vehicle licensing system. The House voted down a DFL motion to allocate money from the state’s Driver …

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    02 Mar 18
  • Ditch 66 Washout

    (West Central Tribune/Olivia, MN) Twenty years after a $2.2 million project to upgrade and reroute Renville County Ditch 66, an estimated $704,000 worth of new repairs are needed. The West Central Tribune reports the Renville …

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    02 Mar 18
  • scam alert

    Hutchinson Police are alerting residents to be aware of information they have received regarding a telephone scam. Authorities say the scam targets elderly people and calls them claiming they have won large sums of money …

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    02 Mar 18
  • Myron Frans

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Dayton administration officials say the state’s expected 329-million-dollar budget surplus is large enough to handle one-and-a-half billion dollars in fresh borrowing for state public works projects in the governor’s bonding …

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    01 Mar 18
  • Diocese of St. Cloud

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of St. Cloud plans to file for bankruptcy to help resolve lawsuits involving sexual abuse of minors. A three-year window that lifted the statute of limitations on past …

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    01 Mar 18
  • Pinto

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bills that would restrict gun access are coming up for a sudden vote before a Minnesota House committee. Democratic St. Paul Rep. Dave Pinto used an obscure parliamentary rule to …

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    01 Mar 18
  • State Budget

    Minnesota lawmakers have $329 million budget surplus for the year. Wednesday’s update on the state’s financial standing will be welcome news to state lawmakers who had previously been warned of a small budget shortfall. State …

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    28 Feb 18
  • Court Ruling

    (KSTP/Mpls, MN)  A federal judge has denied a motion for mistrial filed by one of the four defendants accused of conspiring to steal more than $20 million from Starkey Hearing Technologies. KSTP-TV reports an attorney …

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    28 Feb 18