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  • Minnesota Nurses Association

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in Minnesota have approved a contract to return to work. A majority of rank-and-file members of the Minnesota Nurses Association on Thursday voted to ratify the …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Daudt

    (Learfield News Service/Willmar, MN) House Speaker Kurt Daudt is sounding the alarm after a report predicting skyrocketing premiums for those buying health insurance through the MNsure state exchange. In Willmar Thursday, Daudt said a couple …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A 31-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested last week and charged in McLeod County with failing to register as a predatory sex offender. Hutchinson Police arrested Tommy Michael Santler at an apartment on Echo Circle Friday …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Legionnaires Disease

    HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says it has identified the source of the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Hopkins that sickened 23 people and caused one death. The department said in …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Democratic governor says the federal health care overhaul “is no longer affordable.” Gov. Mark Dayton made the stinging critique of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday while addressing questions …

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    13 Oct 16
  • detour

    WILLMAR — The detour of state Highway 4 through the city of Hector ends today (Thursday). Officials say detour signs will be removed and the road will be opened to traffic. The project began August …

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    13 Oct 16
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    Periodic rain showers kept fields wet and continued to make harvest a challenge for Minnesota farmers during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.8 days suitable for fieldwork. …

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    12 Oct 16
  • Mayte Garcia

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prince’s ex-wife Mayte Garcia has joined the lineup for this week’s tribute concert honoring the late “Purple Rain” megastar in St. Paul. Other performers announced Tuesday include former Pussycat Doll …

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    12 Oct 16