Minnesota
  • scam alert

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department says phone scammers recently impersonated a sheriff’s department official to try and get a victim to send them nearly $1000. KWLM reports Sheriff Dan Hartog saying that last week a …

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    19 Dec 14
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    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) — There is a huge spike in flu cases in Minnesota as Christmas approaches. The state Health Department said there were 203 new outbreaks in Minnesota schools for the week ending December …

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    19 Dec 14
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed at a highway rest stop in a Minneapolis suburb. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office says 23-year-old Matthew Paul Maffei died Wednesday …

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    19 Dec 14
  • carmel apples

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are …

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    19 Dec 14
  • spring wheat

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be a big beneficiary of President Barack Obama’s plan to ease …

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    19 Dec 14
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The state has gained 51,065 jobs in the past year, including …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Sheriff Stanek

    SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says investigators have more questions than answers in the case of a rest stop homicide that sparked a chase that ended with officers killing an armed …

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    18 Dec 14
  • Cuba

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressman who has long advocated for changes to the United States’ Cuba policy says a decision to normalize relations with the island country is a “monumental step” in …

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    18 Dec 14