Minnesota
  • News 06-21-16

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    21 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of a Minnesota congressman was killed during a powerful storm in northeastern Minnesota. Cook County Sheriff’s Office said the 43-year-old man killed by a falling tree in the Boundary Waters …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Recall

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota-based GNP Company is recalling more than 27 tons of chicken after contaminants were detected. The company sells products under the Just BARE and Gold’n Plump brands. But it says …

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    20 Jun 16
  • ATV Crash

    (Colfax Township, MN) A rural Belgrade man is dead after being pinned under an ATV Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County. KWLM reports 56-year-old Steven Strand died at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office says they received …

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    20 Jun 16
  • on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association members began striking at 7 a.m. Sunday at hospitals operated …

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    20 Jun 16
  • carbon monoxide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new state law will require thousands of Minnesota boaters to install carbon monoxide detectors in their watercraft. The Star Tribune reports that the legislation, called Sophia’s Law, is named …

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    17 Jun 16
  • click it or ticket

     State officials say more than 7,200 tickets were issued to motorists during a special campaign on seat belt use. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign ran from May 23 to June 5. The Department of …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate …

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    16 Jun 16