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  • 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
  • Homicide Investigation

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The reward has been increased for information in the killing of a man whose body was found east of St. Cloud last month. The Tri-County Crime Stoppers Board approved a …

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    14 Apr 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s minimum wage will climb to $9.50 by 2016 and go up automatically in future years under legislation bound for Governor Mark Dayton’s signature. The state House gave final approval …

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    11 Apr 14
  • Burning Restrictions

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

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    10 Apr 14
  • Carver County

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) — The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are being …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Tyson

    Tyson Foods said it is recalling 75,320 lbs of frozen white meat chicken nuggets sold at Sam’s Club locations nationwide after consumers reported finding small pieces of plastic in the meat. Tyson, the largest U.S. …

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    07 Apr 14
  • Taxes

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Most Minnesota farm families could get an extra $260 in property tax relief per year under legislation approved by the House that’s meant to ease the squeeze they’re feeling between rising property …

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    05 Apr 14