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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
  • MnDot Snowplow

    MnDOT crews have been in out in full force overnight  and this morning (Thursday/Friday morning) treating the roads and plowing the wet, spring snow. Spokesman Kevin Gutknecht tells MNN it’s easier to clear the highways …

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    04 Apr 14
  • MnDot

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation says crews will undertake 308 road construction projects in 2014. The $1.1 billion program includes 74 projects in the Twin Cities and 194 projects in …

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    04 Apr 14
  • Archdiocese

    The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is defending the statements made by Archbishop John Nienstedt during a four-hour deposition on Wednesday. MNN reports the four hour session ended abruptly according to the attorney of …

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    03 Apr 14