Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    St. Paul- Legislative leaders and Governor Mark Dayton this morning announced a tentative budget agreement for special session. House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) released a statement regarding the tentative budget agreement in part saying “Minnesotans expect us to …

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    10 Jun 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    The first Midwest poultry farm struck by a deadly form of bird flu is growing turkeys again, even though the virus is still lurking in Minnesota and beyond. Dr. Dale Lauer of the Minnesota Board …

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    10 Jun 15
  • Drowning

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has died after falling into a swimming pool in central Minnesota. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes says officers were called to the home Monday afternoon. When police arrived, …

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    10 Jun 15
  • clouds

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Summer-like weather has hit Minnesota, with highs reaching the 90s in southern and central parts of the state. The National Weather Service says Appleton in western Minnesota peaked at 99 degrees Tuesday. …

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    10 Jun 15
  • haying

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork during …

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    09 Jun 15
  • Sun

    The National Weather Service says highs will flirt with 90 this week. Today (Monday): Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind …

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    08 Jun 15
  • court

    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — One of two Minnesota men accused of robbing a South Dakota casino at gunpoint has pleaded not guilty. Roger Kihega, of Cokato, Minnesota, pleaded not guilty to armed robbery and possession …

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    08 Jun 15
  • grapes

    CORINTH, N.Y. (AP) — A host of new grape varieties have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the country that were previously inhospitable. One of them is Marquette, a red …

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    08 Jun 15