Minnesota News
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s unemployment rate was 4 percent in January, unchanged from the state’s revised jobless rate in December, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Michael Shane Deal

    A deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce was among several men arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in St. Paul. Police say they took 46-year-old Michael Shane Deal of Litchfield, MN, into custody …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Nash

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota gun owners may no longer need a permit to carry in public as Republican lawmakers seek to loosen state gun laws. A House bill eliminating the state’s permit-to-carry law …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Right to Bear Arms Hotdish

    Comfort food and warm laughter won out over partisanship during a friendly contest at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday morning deciding which member of the Minnesota congressional delegation makes the best hotdish. The Mankato Free Press reports …

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    08 Mar 17
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    BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Officials confirm a low-pathogenic bird flu strain has been detected in a Jennie-O Turkey Store operation in western Wisconsin. The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted notice of the case to the …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Kernza

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from General Mills. The giant food company is intrigued by the potentially big environmental benefits of a drought-resistant crop with …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s official: Come July, Minnesotans can start buying liquor on Sundays. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill on Tuesday repealing the decades-old ban. Minnesota liquor stores can open their doors …

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    08 Mar 17
  • nws

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that two rare March tornadoes are the earliest to ever strike Minnesota. Forecasters say it was a tornado that damaged buildings and took down trees and …

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    08 Mar 17