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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are on the brink of legalizing Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota’s Senate is expected to take a final vote Monday on a bill to allow liquor stores to open …

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    27 Feb 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Republicans in the Minnesota Senate promise road and bridge funding will be a priority in their forthcoming state budget plan — but agreement with Governor Mark Dayton could be tough …

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    24 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    A Monticello School District employee was killed Wednesday morning in Big Lake Township when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an SUV. KSTP reports that a school district official confirmed the victim, Matthew …

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    23 Feb 17
  • TomEmmer

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer’s town hall went on as planned after the congressman said he would shut down the event if protests or unruly attendees disrupted the conversation. Attendees pressed Emmer …

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    23 Feb 17
  • High Speed Chase

    WILLMAR — A Blomkest teenager was charged Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court in connection with a seven-mile, high-speed chase in Willmar from police officers Tuesday. The West Central Tribune reports 17-year-old Ryan Patrick Stinnett …

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    23 Feb 17
  • DEED

    ST. PAUL – Grants totaling $500,000 were awarded to eight groups that will work to increase the number of child care providers in their Greater Minnesota communities. The funding was awarded under the Greater Minnesota Childcare Grants …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The trial for a man accused of killing a Springfield woman in 2014 resumed Tuesday after it was suspended in November following a suicide attempt. Miguel Vasquez is facing a first degree murder charges for …

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    22 Feb 17
  • Firefighter

    At around noon Tuesday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s office received a report of a turkey barn fire in the 61900 block of 363rd Street, Manannah Township. Meeker County Deputies, Eden Valley Fire Department, Watkins Fire …

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    22 Feb 17