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  • Leaf Peeping

    (Learfield News Service/Duluth, MN)  –  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports nearly two-thirds of the trees in the state have changed color.  Right now is the best time to go “leaf peeping.”  Hotels and …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Prince Tribute Concert

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again at a tribute concert to the late mega star Prince. Khan brought Wonder onstage …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Minnesota Nurses Association

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in Minnesota have approved a contract to return to work. A majority of rank-and-file members of the Minnesota Nurses Association on Thursday voted to ratify the …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Daudt

    (Learfield News Service/Willmar, MN) House Speaker Kurt Daudt is sounding the alarm after a report predicting skyrocketing premiums for those buying health insurance through the MNsure state exchange. In Willmar Thursday, Daudt said a couple …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A 31-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested last week and charged in McLeod County with failing to register as a predatory sex offender. Hutchinson Police arrested Tommy Michael Santler at an apartment on Echo Circle Friday …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Democratic governor says the federal health care overhaul “is no longer affordable.” Gov. Mark Dayton made the stinging critique of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday while addressing questions …

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    13 Oct 16
  • detour

    WILLMAR — The detour of state Highway 4 through the city of Hector ends today (Thursday). Officials say detour signs will be removed and the road will be opened to traffic. The project began August …

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    13 Oct 16
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    Periodic rain showers kept fields wet and continued to make harvest a challenge for Minnesota farmers during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.8 days suitable for fieldwork. …

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    12 Oct 16