Minnesota
  • court

    In an alcohol and drug-induced haze of aggression, a rural Kandiyohi man chased three of his family members with a tire iron and threatened to kill them, according to criminal charges. The West Central Tribune …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to offer paid parental leave to all 35,000 state employees. The Democratic governor announced his proposal Tuesday to provide six weeks of paid leave to new …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Sanders and Trump

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The next on the presidential primary list: South Carolina and Nevada. And the Clinton campaign is promising that Hillary Clinton will do much better in more racially diverse states. She lost …

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    10 Feb 16
  • black legged tick

    (MNN/Rochester, MN) — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the discovery of the Borrelia mayonii Monday. Previously, …

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    09 Feb 16
  • influenza

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A year after Minnesota and much of the nation was hit hard by influenza, the virus is having less of an impact on residents throughout the state. However, infectious disease experts …

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    09 Feb 16
  • blizzard

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blizzard warnings are out for much of western and southern Minnesota where gusty winds are expected to make travel treacherous. The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for west-central Minnesota into …

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    08 Feb 16
  • Christopher Besser

    A 22-year-old St. Michael man who admitted to killing his father and brother has been sentenced to 61 years in prison. In December, Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to the second-degree intentional murders of 49-year-old Todd Besser and …

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    05 Feb 16
  • buffer strip

    (Olivia) Renville County farmers took aim at Minnesota’s new buffer law in a listening session hosted by Republican legislators Thursday in Olivia, although the West Central Tribune reports lawmakers also heard from those who felt …

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    05 Feb 16