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  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is investigating its leader for alleged misconduct. Archbishop John Nienstedt says in a statement Tuesday that he ordered the investigation after the allegations surfaced. He …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Planting

    Precipitation and wet field conditions continued to stress crops and delay alfalfa hay cuttings during the week ending Sunday, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Conditions declined for all crops during the week …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Andrew Joseph Dikken

    Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Dikken appeared for a plea hearing before Judge Thomas …

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    01 Jul 14
  • biodiesel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raises the bar on biodiesel this week. Starting Tuesday, state law will require all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota to contain at least 10 percent biodiesel. The mandate will …

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    30 Jun 14
  • forklift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have identified the worker who died after a stack of wood fell from his forklift and crushed him. The medical examiner’s office said Sunday the man was 36-year-old Travis …

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    30 Jun 14
  • President Obama

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Barack Obama says policies to help the middle class are fully achievable if the country can get Washington to work for average citizens. Obama says the central challenge that drives him …

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    27 Jun 14
  • Juicy LuLu

    There will be 28 new food items and six new food vendors at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. Spokeswoman Brienna Schuette tells MNN that they tried really hard to choose foods of excellent quality this …

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    26 Jun 14
  • President Obama

    (Minneapolis, MN) — President Obama will hold a town hall meeting this afternoon (Thursday) in Minnehaha Park and will talk about the economy tomorrow at Lake Harriet Band Shell. Obama will also spend time today …

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    26 Jun 14