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  • Election Results

    Unofficial results are in for the Minnesota primary election. Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson has captured the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor over three major rivals. Tuesday’s victory means Johnson advances to a fall showdown …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Funeral Procession

    WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in and outside a West St. Paul church Wednesday to say good-bye to Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, killed in the line of duty …

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    07 Aug 14
  • propane supply

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project. The waiver on behalf of …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Procession for Fallen Officer

    WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags at half-staff in honor of slain Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick. The governor’s order applies to all state and …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Ebola Outbreak

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota residents and organizations have rallied to send aid to Liberia in light of the recent Ebola outbreak. The Star Tribune reports that about 200 people attended a meeting Sunday night in Brooklyn …

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    05 Aug 14
  • Work Zone Safety

    Motorists who speed through a work zone will be fined $300 beginning today (Friday, Aug. 1), thanks to a new law passed during the 2014 state legislative session. Motorists who do not obey work zone …

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    01 Aug 14
  • Brian Fitch

    (St. Paul, MN) — Charges are expected to be handed down today (Friday) for the man suspected of killing a Mendota Heights police officer. Brian Geornge Fitch Senior was arrested Wednesday after a manhunt that …

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    01 Aug 14
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) today (Friday) reported net sales of $59.8 million for its fiscal third quarter ended June 29, 2014, on suspension assembly shipments of 97.5 million, down 4% from 101.7 million in …

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    01 Aug 14