Minnesota News
  • carbon monoxide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new state law will require thousands of Minnesota boaters to install carbon monoxide detectors in their watercraft. The Star Tribune reports that the legislation, called Sophia’s Law, is named …

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    17 Jun 16
  • click it or ticket

     State officials say more than 7,200 tickets were issued to motorists during a special campaign on seat belt use. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign ran from May 23 to June 5. The Department of …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hopes of quickly calling Minnesota lawmakers back for a special session are fading. The Legislature adjourned late last month without passing a $1 billion package of public construction projects, immediately …

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    16 Jun 16
  • cocoa powder

    OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged in Renville County District Court with simulating a controlled …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Equul Access

    A Hutchinson Therapeutic Horsemanship Stable is one of 10 Winners in a Nationwide Contest. Equul Access finished 5th in the Facebook voting from Lexlin Ranch of Tennessee’s Gypsy Gift Program. The top 10 Centers in the …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Monday Morning Storm Clouds

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A line of storms crossing southern Minnesota has dumped several inches of rain and kicked up strong winds. The National Weather Service reports three tornadoes touched down in south-central Minnesota on Tuesday …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s time for a special session status check. Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders planned to meet Wednesday to discuss their hopes of calling an overtime session. They hope to …

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    15 Jun 16