Minnesota
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have gotten a jump on small grain planting this spring. Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of Natural …

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    14 Apr 15
  • Emergency

    (MNN/Brooklyn Center, MN) — Crystal Police are now investigating a possible homicide after the body a local boy was discovered in the Mississippi River. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed yesterday (Sunday) that a …

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    13 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    WILLMAR –– A third case of bird flu was confirmed over the weekend at a commercial turkey farm in Kandiyohi County. The latest Kandiyohi County case involves a flock of 38,000 turkeys in four barns. …

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    13 Apr 15
  • Hasty

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — A Shakopee teacher is charged with soliciting sex from a boy he met at a theater group. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Scott Hasty, of Cumberland, Wisconsin has resigned from Shakopee Public Schools. He’s …

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    10 Apr 15
  • Klobuchar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Senator Amy Klobuchar has been meeting with Minnesota turkey producers to hear their concerns about the bird flu outbreak, and says she plans to speak with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack soon …

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    10 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is imploring lawmakers to bypass political considerations and take risks as they decide important issues in the session’s final weeks. Dayton made the theme part of his …

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    10 Apr 15
  • texting

    (MNN/Shakopee, MN) — A teacher in Shakopee is due in court tomorrow (Friday) following allegations he sent inappropriate texts to a teenage boy. Andrew Scott Hasty of Cumberland, Wisconsin is facing multiple charges including soliciting …

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    09 Apr 15
  • jennie-o logo

    UNDATED (AP) — Federal authorities have confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry. This time, the outbreak is on a large Jennie-O-Turkey …

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    09 Apr 15