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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature is moving to side-step utility regulators by approving a new Xcel Energy power plant in central Minnesota. The natural gas-fired plant in Becker will help offset losses …

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    17 Feb 17
  • Homicide Investigation

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) — Police in western Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby as a homicide. Montevideo police were called on Jan. 18 to the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital about an infant …

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    17 Feb 17
  • fire investigation

    One person was taken to the hospital for treatment after an apartment fire in Montrose Wednesday night. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Keri Lynn Johnson-Reuben was taken to HCMC and is listed in …

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    16 Feb 17
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state’s ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith said during a Wednesday rally that …

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    16 Feb 17
  • farm

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Low commodity prices are causing financial pain on Minnesota farms, but bankruptcies are rare thanks in part to a state mediation program. Minnesota Public Radio reports the farmer-lender program requires …

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    16 Feb 17
  • Daniel Heinrich

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The man who admitted last year that he abducted and killed Jacob Wetterling in 1989 will not have to pay restitution to his victims. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Danny Heinrich …

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    15 Feb 17
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    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the woman who was fatally shot in a Brooklyn Center hotel over the weekend was a teenager from St. Cloud. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office on Tuesday …

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    15 Feb 17
  • Beer Found in Sibley Co

    The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information about 32 cases of beer that were found in the weeds at Schilling Lake Boat Access in New Auburn on Sunday. A man was …

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    14 Feb 17