Minnesota
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    Minnesota employers shed 4,200 jobs in April, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). March figures were revised downward from 2,600 jobs gained to 700 jobs gained. …

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    15 May 14
  • Jacob Wetterling

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Investigators are taking a new look into whether the abduction of Jacob Wetterling nearly 25 years ago may be linked to similar cases in central Minnesota. Jacob was 11 when he …

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    15 May 14
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    WILLMAR — Nearly 1,150 students will graduate from Ridgewater College this week. Commencement for the Willmar campus will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Willmar Civic Center. The Hutchinson commencement will be at 7 …

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    15 May 14
  • Joy Baker

    A New London woman has raised questions about attacks on children in Paynesville in the mid-1980s and a possible connection to the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Joy Baker is Communications Director at Rice Memorial Hospital.KWLM …

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    14 May 14
  • snap program

    Use of Food Stamps Rises in McLeod County By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema The use of food stamps in McLeod County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to …

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    13 May 14
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    Minnesota farmers were able to make moderate planting progress during the week ending May 11th, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. More progress was made on sandier soils, before planting was once again …

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    13 May 14
  • Xcel Energy

    Xcel Energy has had to rescheduled their maintenance work on the transmission lines that serve the City of Arlington’s electrical substations a couple of times, due to the weather but hopefully, the work can be …

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    13 May 14
  • crash investigation

    Authorities have released the name of the 58-year-old Rockford man that was taken to a Twin Cities hospital in critical condition after a one-vehicle crash in Wright County Saturday evening. 58-year-old Jeffrey Klonne was taken …

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    13 May 14