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  • soybean field

    A government report says Minnesota farmers plan to plant more soybeans in 2014 but the same amount of corn as last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that Minnesota farmers plan to plant …

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    01 Apr 14
  • monticello-mn

    MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — Officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting tonight (Monday) to discuss its latest safety review for Xcel Energy’s nuclear power plant in Monticello. Overall, the NRC found …

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    31 Mar 14
  • Westrom

    Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator from Elbow Lake, received the Republican endorsement Saturday and will challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson forMinnesota’s 7th Congressional District seat. The West Central Tribune reports Westrom was the only Republican candidate who …

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    31 Mar 14
  • Archdiocese

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has given the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona more time to turn over thousands of documents on priests accused of child sexual …

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    28 Mar 14
  • Eagle in Nest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There is a new addition to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ eagle camera — an eaglet. (Click here for the eagle cam) The nesting pair of bald eagles featured …

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    27 Mar 14
  • Boy Saved

      On Sunday, a quick-thinking New Zealand police officer instructed beachgoers to form a human chain, which saved a 12-year-old boy from drowning. Josh McQuoid was playing with friends in shallow waters at Marine Parade …

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    13 Mar 13
  • Lion

    Citizens and visitors in Kariba, a resort town in Northern Zimbabwe, are being asked to take extra precautions about where they walk, as rogue lions have already killed two people near the suburb.   Zimbabwe’s …

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    07 Mar 13
  • Hindenburg

    At a size of 800 feet, the Hindenburg was supposed to set a new standard in the airship era. Unfortunately, its fiery crash on May 6, 1937 caused the exact opposite — the virtual end …

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    05 Mar 13