Minnesota
  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The gains, offset partially by revised figures showing the state lost 1,100 more …

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    17 Apr 14
  • MN Security Hospital

    ST. PETER – Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson visited Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter on Wednesday to highlight the urgent need to build a safer, more therapeutic facility for mentally ill and dangerous patients. …

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    17 Apr 14
  • MPCA

    St. Paul,Minn.– The ethanol plant inBuffaloLakeformerly owned by Minnesota Energy is in the process of correcting water and air quality permit violations, and must pay a $10,000 civil penalty, according to an agreement with the …

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    17 Apr 14
  • crash investigation

    Seven people, including five teens, were injured Wednesday when a semi collided with a school bus near Renville. None of the injuries were life-threatening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident was happened at …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Placid April Snow Scene at KDUZ/KARP/KGLB Radio Station, Hutchinson, MN

    Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service reports nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • knife

    A 17-year-old Willmar teenager pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man Monday at a Willmar residence. The West Central Tribune reports River Theodore Pendleton is scheduled to make …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Renville County

    With over 1,300 acres of woodlands and prairie, and lots of shoreline on the Minnesota River and two lakes, Renville County’s seven parks offer camping, hiking and fishing opportunities all within a short drive for …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Xcel Energy

    Xcel Energy is conducting maintenance work on the transmission lines that serve the City of Arlington’s electrical substations.  Officials say as a part of the required work, electrical service interruptions to local residences and businesses …

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    15 Apr 14