Minnesota
  • influenza

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A year after Minnesota and much of the nation was hit hard by influenza, the virus is having less of an impact on residents throughout the state. However, infectious disease experts …

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    09 Feb 16
  • blizzard

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blizzard warnings are out for much of western and southern Minnesota where gusty winds are expected to make travel treacherous. The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for west-central Minnesota into …

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    08 Feb 16
  • Christopher Besser

    A 22-year-old St. Michael man who admitted to killing his father and brother has been sentenced to 61 years in prison. In December, Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to the second-degree intentional murders of 49-year-old Todd Besser and …

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    05 Feb 16
  • buffer strip

    (Olivia) Renville County farmers took aim at Minnesota’s new buffer law in a listening session hosted by Republican legislators Thursday in Olivia, although the West Central Tribune reports lawmakers also heard from those who felt …

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    05 Feb 16
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    Two people are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The West Central Tribune reports Kevin Winge of Montevideo, an Independence Party candidate, and …

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    04 Feb 16
  • Tank with Snow

    Significant snowfall hit southern Minnesota Tuesday afternoon through early Wednesday morning. Here are snowfall totals so far. according to the National Weather Service: Lakeville 10.5 Madelia 10.0 Rosemount 9.0 Twin Cities 8.8 New Ulm 8.5 …

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    03 Feb 16
  • texting while driving

    A 21-year-old woman from Buffalo has been acquitted of criminal vehicular homicide and other felonies, after prosecutors alleged she was texting when the car she was driving crashed into two motorcycles near Barnesville in 2014. …

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    03 Feb 16
  • Iowa Caucuses

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s really close between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. Sanders describes it as a “virtual tie.” But the Clinton campaign team is casting her performance …

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    02 Feb 16