Minnesota
  • Pigeon Lake

    Islands in Pigeon Lake in Meeker County have been closed to public access following the discovery of virulent Newcastle Disease Virus (vNDV) in double-crested cormorants. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the decision when …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The August gains, combined with July figures that were revised from …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Hennepin County Govt Center

    Authorities say a man who escaped from a Hennepin County Courtroom Thursday after being convicted of attempted second-degree murder was taken into custody early Friday morning. A $5,000 reward had been offered by the Hennepin …

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    19 Sep 14
  • mayor

    RICHMOND, Minn. (AP) — The former mayor of Richmond and ex-manager of the town’s amateur baseball team has been arrested on suspicion of stealing money from the team. WJON-AM reports 42-year-old Scott Kron (krohn) was …

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    19 Sep 14
  • MnDot Snowplow

     More than 90 snowplow operators are currently participating in an intensive training program to prepare them for the worst road conditions a typical Minnesota winter has to offer. The training session began Monday, Sept. 15, and runs …

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    18 Sep 14
  • enterovirus 68

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is the latest state to detect a case of a respiratory illness caused by the virus known as enterovirus 68. State health officials announced Wednesday that a case had …

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    18 Sep 14
  • crash investigation

    A Gibbon man is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Sibley County Monday afternoon. 38-year-old Nathan Hilbert was taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment of multiple injuries. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office …

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    16 Sep 14
  • fire line do not cross

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal house fire in Watertown that occurred Saturday night. The fire was reported at about around 9:45 pm in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue Northwest. Authorities …

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    16 Sep 14