Minnesota News
  • Sen. Franken

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says Tina Smith will be an “excellent” U.S. senator in his place. But Franken still isn’t setting a date when he’ll step down. Franken said last …

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    14 Dec 17
  • Smith

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today (Wednesday) announced that he will appoint Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to serve as United States Senator for Minnesota. Smith will be appointed to serve a one-year term …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Hutchinson City Center

    Before a packed council chamber Tuesday night, the Hutchinson City Council rejected a resolution aimed at supporting the city as a welcoming and inclusive community. The resolution failed on a 3-2 vote, with Mayor Gary …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to name his choice to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. Dayton …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Minnesota Department of Agriculture

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has announced restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba for 2018 in response to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year. The Minnesota …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Prison

    (Learfield News Service/Undated) — A Paynesville man is going to spend more than a decade behind bars after he confessed to sexually abusing a five-year-old boy. Cody Kelso was recently sentenced to 12 years in …

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    12 Dec 17
  • Testing for CWD

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests found no chronic wasting disease in more than 11,000 deer shot by hunters in north-central, central and southeastern Minnesota this fall, and officials say it gives them confidence that the fatal …

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    12 Dec 17
  • shooting

    WAITE PARK, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a St. Cloud man jailed in North Dakota with murder in a fatal shooting at an apartment in central Minnesota. Twenty-year-old Desmond Ormandy Barzey was charged Monday …

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    12 Dec 17