Minnesota
  • Rep Dean Urdahl

    (Learfield/St. Paul) Dayton administration officials oppose a move at the legislature to require public school students pass a basic civics test before they can graduate.   The bill’s sponsor, Grove City Representative Dean Urdahl says he’s afraid …

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    13 Apr 16
  • police line do not cross

    (Learfield/Shakopee, MN)  —  Officials are investigating after finding two people dead at a Shakopee residence overnight. During a welfare check at around midnight, officers found a 68-year–old man and a 67-year-old woman who had suffered …

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    12 Apr 16
  • Starry Stonewort

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s first confirmed infestation of starry stonewort has generated a coordinated response to stopping the grass-like algae in Lake Koronis. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of the …

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    12 Apr 16
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    Below-normal temperatures and intermittent rain and snow combine to put a damper on spring fieldwork across Minnesota. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 1.7 days were suitable for fieldwork in the week ending Sunday. …

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    12 Apr 16
  • Nolan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Representative Rick Nolan says he plans to support presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention in July. In a statement, Nolan said he has considered a number of factors, …

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    11 Apr 16
  • norovirus

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twenty-eight students in a University of Minnesota residence hall have gotten sick with what’s suspected to be a viral infection. Minnesota Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz said Thursday that 28 students …

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    08 Apr 16
  • Emergency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota law agencies have a message for motorists — put down that phone and drive. More than 300 agencies will soon launch a statewide campaign to crack down on distracted …

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    07 Apr 16
  • Timothy Huber

    WILLMAR — Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The West Central Tribune reports the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that incorrect instructions were given to the …

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    07 Apr 16