Minnesota News
  • Emergency

    (Learfield News Service/Sibley County, MN) On Saturday evening just after 7:00, a motorcycle driven by 51-year-old James Alvin Vannoordt of Granite Falls, was westbound on Highway 19 when it ran right, slid into a metal …

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    08 May 17
  • South Central Grain and Energy

    Sleepy Eye, MN (5/5/17) – The boards of directors of River Region Cooperative (RRC), Sleepy Eye, MN and South Central Grain and Energy (SCGE), Fairfax, MN unanimously approved to bring the point of merger of …

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    05 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker wants to bump up Minnesota’s smoking age to 21 in an effort to lower the number teenage smokers. The Star Tribune reports that a bill introduced Thursday …

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    05 May 17
  • plea deal

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who killed a fleeing intruder won’t go to prison and could stay out of jail under a plea deal. Sixty-five-year-old David Pettersen, who lives near the town …

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    05 May 17
  • Paris Climate Agreement

    (Learfield News Service) Governor Mark Dayton has joined his counterparts in 11 other states, including California and New York, in urging President Trump to keep the U-S in the Paris Climate Agreement. The governors write …

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    04 May 17
  • marijuana leaf

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 73-year-old drug suspect known as the “Godfather of Grass” has made his first appearance in federal court in Louisville since his December arrest in Canada after eight years on the …

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    04 May 17
  • Doodling

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota professor is out with an adult coloring book poking fun at college life. Julie Schumacher wrote “Doodling for Academics,” a coloring and activity book that includes a diagram …

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    04 May 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cool temperatures and wet fields have cost Minnesota farmers more delays in planting. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that only 1.7 days were suitable for fieldwork last week. …

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    03 May 17