Minnesota
  • 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
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers will get public briefings Friday on negotiated agreement needed s to finish the state’s next budget. A special session that could be held the next day or early …

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    05 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

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Brown County of south-central Minnesota has recorded its fifth presumed case of bird flu. The turkey farm was the only new case reported Thursday by the Minnesota Board of Animal …

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    05 Jun 15
  • Gwen Butcher and Robert Nuttall

    Robert Nuttall and Gwen Butcher, two rural Hutchinson residents charged in the death of Chris Rossing of Annandale were to be back in court this week after a two-month delay however, Butcher’s evidence hearing has …

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    04 Jun 15
  • taser

    The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy alleged to have stunned another officer with an electroshock weapon was sentenced Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. The West Central Tribune reports 31-year-old Taylor Alan Fenrich …

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    04 Jun 15