Minnesota
  • Meeker Memorial Hospital

    Meeker Memorial Hospital has implemented visitor restrictions, effective immediately, to help protect patients, staff and the community from the spread of influenza. It is recommended that no children visit hospital patients. No one under 18 …

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    17 Dec 14
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans seeking medical marijuana next year can expect monthly bills of $100 to $500 for their treatment. Officials from the state’s two manufacturers stress costs for the medicine will vary …

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    17 Dec 14
  • Fire

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — A barn fire in southern Minnesota has killed hundreds of hogs. The fire broke out Monday at a farm about 12 miles northwest of Austin. Freeborn County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Glen …

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    17 Dec 14
  • thin ice

    With the recent weather fluctuation and inconsistent ice conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging everyone to think twice before going out on the ice. “Ice is never 100 percent safe,” according to …

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    16 Dec 14
  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys have failed to reach a plea deal for a Minneapolis man accused of fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend at a gas station and then becoming the subject of a month-long …

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    16 Dec 14
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is moving the deadline to get coverage for the New Year back five days to Dec. 20. MNsure officials said Monday they pushed back the deadline …

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    16 Dec 14
  • thin ice on river

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department has issued a thin ice warning. Due to warm conditions since Friday, sheriff’s officials say they’ve seen a rapid decline in ice conditions on area lakes. KWLM reports one vehicle …

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    15 Dec 14
  • MN Lawmaker Seeks to Scale Back Farm Property Taxes

    MAZEPPA, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from southeastern Minnesota says farmers are being overwhelmed by tax increases. Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa plans to introduce a bill next month that would dramatically reduce farmers’ …

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    15 Dec 14