Minnesota
  • Three Eaglets

    The bald eagles featured on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ EagleCam have their first chick of 2017. The egg hatched today (Thursday, March 9) and the second egg has a pip (scientific term for …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s unemployment rate was 4 percent in January, unchanged from the state’s revised jobless rate in December, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Michael Shane Deal

    A deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce was among several men arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in St. Paul. Police say they took 46-year-old Michael Shane Deal of Litchfield, MN, into custody …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Nash

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota gun owners may no longer need a permit to carry in public as Republican lawmakers seek to loosen state gun laws. A House bill eliminating the state’s permit-to-carry law …

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    09 Mar 17
  • Right to Bear Arms Hotdish

    Comfort food and warm laughter won out over partisanship during a friendly contest at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday morning deciding which member of the Minnesota congressional delegation makes the best hotdish. The Mankato Free Press reports …

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    08 Mar 17
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    BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Officials confirm a low-pathogenic bird flu strain has been detected in a Jennie-O Turkey Store operation in western Wisconsin. The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted notice of the case to the …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Kernza

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from General Mills. The giant food company is intrigued by the potentially big environmental benefits of a drought-resistant crop with …

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    08 Mar 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — It’s official: Come July, Minnesotans can start buying liquor on Sundays. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill on Tuesday repealing the decades-old ban. Minnesota liquor stores can open their doors …

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    08 Mar 17