Minnesota
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota landowners have some new options for complying with the state’s buffer strips law. The 2015 law requires buffer strips of perennial vegetation between farm fields and waterways to filter …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has declined to move the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with fatally shooting a black motorist last summer. Attorneys for St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez …

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    07 Apr 17
  • golf course

    FAIRFAX, Minn. (AP) — A yearlong effort to save the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park from closure has shifted to the Legislature, where at least one lawmaker has concerns. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    05 Apr 17
  • partially plowed field

    Cool, wet field conditions limited field activities to only 1.2 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Field activities for the week included spreading manure, applying …

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    04 Apr 17
  • Emergency

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police say a body pulled from the Mississippi River has been positively identified as that of a missing St. Cloud State University student. Police said Monday the Ramsey …

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    04 Apr 17
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    Minnesota farmers intend to plant 8.00 million acres of corn for all purposes in 2017 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service — Prospective Plantings report. This is 450,000 acres fewer than last year. …

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    03 Apr 17
  • Fatal Crash

    (Learfield News Service/Buffalo MN-) A Friday night crash killed a man from Buffalo. The state patrol says an SUV and a car were both westbound on Highway 55 in Buffalo at 8 p.m. Friday when …

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    03 Apr 17
  • teacher

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — School districts across Minnesota are struggling to hire and retain teachers. Bob Jaszczak, superintendent of the Kittson Central district, tells Minnesota Public Radio News that schools in the rural, northern …

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    03 Apr 17