Minnesota News
  • No Child Left Behind

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will continue rating its schools based on how well they address disparities and prepare students for college or careers. The state’s waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind …

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    01 Apr 15
  • elephant ivory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A philosophy professor at St. Cloud State University is accused of conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory out of the U.S. and into China. Yiwei Zheng was indicted by a …

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    01 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at another Minnesota farm. Most producers were …

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    31 Mar 15
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    WINSTED, MN – Joe Johnson, age 43, owner of Westside Skydivers in Winsted, is among 32 people indicted by a Colorado grand jury in what Colorado’s attorney general described as the state’s largest marijuana bust …

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    30 Mar 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry. The federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on Saturday confirmed that a commercial turkey …

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    30 Mar 15
  • MN150CivilWarLogo

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bells will ring in unison across Minnesota and other places in the country on April 9th to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end. In Minnesota, members of …

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    27 Mar 15
  • Kraft Foods

    For the past six decades Kraft Foods has been a major employer in New Ulm. Recently it was confirmed that the Heinz Company is buying  the national brand famous for its cheese. The combined companies …

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    26 Mar 15
  • Highway 212

    Speed limits on U.S. Highway 212 from Granite Falls to Glencoe will be increased from 55 to 60 miles per hour next week. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials say crews plan to erect the new …

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    26 Mar 15