Minnesota News
  • Taste of MN 2015

    The Taste of Minnesota gets underway today (Thursday) and runs through Sunday. The annual tradition returns for the second year to its new home, the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia. It features nightly fireworks, plenty …

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    02 Jul 15
  • algae

    (MNN/St. Paul) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is warning Minnesotans to be aware of blue-green algae blooms in lakes after a child was hospitalized due to exposure. Officials with M-P-C-A say the child was …

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    02 Jul 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eleven executive branch commissioners will get paid more than $150,000 per year and many others will receive big raises under a decision by Governor Mark Dayton. The Democratic governor used …

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    02 Jul 15
  • news laws

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raft of new laws is set to take effect in Minnesota today (Wednesday). Students in two-year colleges will benefit from a tuition freeze, doctors will find it easier to practice long-distance …

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    01 Jul 15
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A long wait for Minnesota patients hoping to get medical marijuana is over. Minnesota will begin dispensing medical marijuana Wednesday. A clinic in Minneapolis opened at midnight to begin serving …

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    01 Jul 15
  • bomb plot

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — An expert for the prosecution has testified that a teenager accused of plotting to attack his southern Minnesota school poses “a significant risk for future violence.” Tuesday’s hearing is to determine …

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    01 Jul 15
  • Corn Field

    Warm temperatures and adequate moisture aided small grain development in Minnesota during the 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Parts of Minnesota experienced severe …

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    30 Jun 15
  • Fighting Fraud

    The fight against fraud is heating up in five different counties. KSTP reports right now, Scott County authorities investigate fraud not only inside their own county, but also four others: Carver, McLeod, Meeker and Wright. …

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    30 Jun 15