Minnesota News
  • Fall Back

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s time to reclaim that hour of sleep you lost last spring. Most of the United States is turning back the clock this weekend for the annual shift back to standard time. …

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    01 Nov 14
  • gas prices dropping

    The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon today, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010. AAA says the price at the pump fell …

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    31 Oct 14
  • Collin Peterson

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the first time in two decades, U.S. Representative Collin Peterson finds himself having to fight hard to keep his job and to avert a loss that could cost Minnesota one of …

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    31 Oct 14
  • MN Security Hospital

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing another patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Darnell Whitefeather was accused of stomping on …

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    30 Oct 14
  • Capitol Tree

    CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A white spruce from north-central Minnesota is about to hit the road to Washington where it will become the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree. The 88-foot-tall tree from the Chippewa National …

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    30 Oct 14
  • Seneca(2014)

    ARLINGTON, Minn. (AP) — City officials say Seneca Foods plans to close a vegetable canning plant in Arlington in southern Minnesota. Arlington Mayor Jim Kreft says representatives from Seneca’s regional office told employees of the …

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    29 Oct 14
  • Emergency

    Authorities have released the name of the man that died after being run over by a combine in Renville County yesterday (Monday). He’s identified as 65-year-old Eugene Schwitters of Clara City. The sheriff’s office says …

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    28 Oct 14
  • Fire

    More than 12-thousand pigs are dead after a weekend fire at a hog farm near Truman in south-central Minnesota. Firefighters from ten departments battled the blaze for seven hours Saturday and no injuries were reported. …

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    28 Oct 14