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  • Minnesota Pipeline Company

     Minnesota Pipe Line Co. plans to build a new pump station in rural Meeker County along its newest pipeline, which is part of a system delivering crude oil to Minnesota refineries. The West Central Tribune …

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    18 Apr 14
  • MN Security Hospital

    ST. PETER – Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson visited Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter on Wednesday to highlight the urgent need to build a safer, more therapeutic facility for mentally ill and dangerous patients. …

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    17 Apr 14
  • MPCA

    St. Paul,Minn.– The ethanol plant inBuffaloLakeformerly owned by Minnesota Energy is in the process of correcting water and air quality permit violations, and must pay a $10,000 civil penalty, according to an agreement with the …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Placid April Snow Scene at KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Radio Station, Hutchinson, MN

    Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service reports nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • knife

    A 17-year-old Willmar teenager pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man Monday at a Willmar residence. The West Central Tribune reports River Theodore Pendleton is scheduled to make …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Burning Restrictions

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will place burning restrictions over the central part of the state beginning today (Monday, April 14) because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Little Falls

    Jury selection begins today (Monday) in the trial of a Little Falls man charged with shooting two teens during a burglary.  MNN reports 65-year-old Byron Smith is accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of …

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    14 Apr 14