Minnesota
  • Fatal Crash

    Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed two people in Maple Grove. The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson of Dayton and 54-year-old Michael …

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    29 Dec 14
  • garden

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gardeners at hundreds of spots around the country are sharing seeds as part of an increasing interest in locally grown food, but some agriculture officials say the well-meaning effort violates …

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    29 Dec 14
  • online testing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s $38 million contract with a vendor to run its online proficiency testing system is encountering glitches that have school officials worried ahead of the spring testing season. The St. …

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    29 Dec 14
  • gas prices dropping

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — Some Minneapolis drivers are happier after they got to fill up their tank with gas that was less than two-dollars-a-gallon. On Christmas Day, The BP on Lyndale Avenue changed their price for …

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    26 Dec 14
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    The Minnesota Department of Health said a third young person has died of influenza as the flu season hits early and hard. The Health Department confirmed the death Wednesday in detailing flu activity around the …

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    26 Dec 14
  • gift

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Jared Brigmon wasn’t kidding when he told his fiancee he needed help carrying her Christmas gift home. Brigmon surprised longtime girlfriend Misty Maurer on Christmas Eve by buying her a …

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    26 Dec 14
  • substitute teachers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota schools are hurting from a substitute teacher shortage. The Star Tribune reports teachers are heading to class sick and principals are splitting children between classrooms or even taking up teaching duties. …

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    26 Dec 14
  • Movie Poster

    (MNN/Undated) — Sony is now allowing some screenings of the controversial film “The Interview” and at least four theaters in Minnesota are participating. Seth Rogen and James Franco’s comedy about an assassination attempt on North …

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    24 Dec 14