Minnesota News
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The state has gained 51,065 jobs in the past year, including …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Sheriff Stanek

    SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says investigators have more questions than answers in the case of a rest stop homicide that sparked a chase that ended with officers killing an armed …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Cuba

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressman who has long advocated for changes to the United States’ Cuba policy says a decision to normalize relations with the island country is a “monumental step” in …

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    18 Dec 14
  • ALCO

    The Alco Store in Olivia is closing it’s doors. KWLM reports that last month, Alco’s parent company Tiger Capital Group and SB Capital Group LLC announced they were closing their stores as part of bankrupcy …

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    17 Dec 14
  • Firefighter

    WORTHINGTON — About 7,500 three-week-old turkeys were lost in a turkey farm fire near Worthington early Tuesday morning. The nearby Round Lake Fire Department was dispatched at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday to a farm owned by …

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    17 Dec 14
  • Meeker Memorial Hospital

    Meeker Memorial Hospital has implemented visitor restrictions, effective immediately, to help protect patients, staff and the community from the spread of influenza. It is recommended that no children visit hospital patients. No one under 18 …

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    17 Dec 14
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans seeking medical marijuana next year can expect monthly bills of $100 to $500 for their treatment. Officials from the state’s two manufacturers stress costs for the medicine will vary …

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    17 Dec 14
  • Fire

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — A barn fire in southern Minnesota has killed hundreds of hogs. The fire broke out Monday at a farm about 12 miles northwest of Austin. Freeborn County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Glen …

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    17 Dec 14