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  • GOP

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Senate Republicans are putting a major emphasis on health care as they take control. That’s evident from new health care-focused committees the incoming majority announced on Tuesday. One new panel …

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    23 Nov 16
  • Emergency

    (Learfield/St. Paul MN) Starting today (Wednesday), law enforcement statewide will step up efforts to get drunk drivers off the road.  Donna Berger with the Department of Public Safety says on the plus side “we have …

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    23 Nov 16
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    WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees are going into the holidays with plenty of cheer. The West Central Tribune reports the company announced on Tuesday that a record payment of over $13 million has been …

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    23 Nov 16
  • Sunflower Field

    A strong winter storm moved across Minnesota, bringing the first significant snowfall for the season during the week ending Sunday. There were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. With …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Gov and Turkey

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s turkey farming industry is roaring and ready for Thanksgiving. Just a year ago the industry was recovering from a deadly avian flu outbreak that wiped out nearly 50 million …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Daniel Heinrich

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s chief federal prosecutor is urging other people to draw on the example set by the parents of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling, whose kidnapping remained unsolved for 27 years until this summer. Fifty-three-year-old …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Renville County Sheriff

    (Sacred Heart MN-) A Montevideo man had a scary time Monday while working in a well shaft but escaped unharmed. The Renville County Sheriff’s Department says 52-year-old Marvin Ellingboe was working in the shaft on …

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    22 Nov 16
  • Daniel Heinrich

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man who recently confessed to abducting, sexually assaulting and killing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling 27 years ago is due to be sentenced on a child pornography charge. Fifty-three-year-old Danny Heinrich is …

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    21 Nov 16