Minnesota
  • Koosman Christmas Display

    Chad and Angie Koosman’s Celebrate the Light of the World Christmas light display was defeated by a talking robotic Santa Claus in last night’s (Monday) episode of The Great Christmas Light Fight on ABC TV.   …

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    22 Dec 15
  • police line do not cross

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors allege a 62-year-old Minneapolis man killed his 89-year-old mother because he was upset about bedbugs in her downtown Minneapolis apartment. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office charged Michael Gallagher with second-degree murder …

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    22 Dec 15
  • Poultry Testing Lab

    Ground will be broken this afternoon on an expansion at the University of Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab in Willmar. Money for the 8.5 million project was appropriated by the Minnesota Legislature this past spring as …

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    21 Dec 15
  • Van Petten

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s state lottery director has resigned amid questions about his expenses. Ed Van Petten told The Associated Press he resigned Friday. His abrupt exit follows a Star Tribune report showing …

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    21 Dec 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is urging legislators to ban gun sales to people on terrorism watch lists. Statehouses nationwide have begun exploring those measures to stop would-be extremists from buying firearms. …

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    21 Dec 15
  • Ted Cruz

    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told cheering supporters in Saint Paul Thursday night, “Mark my words, we are not gonna weaken, we are not gonna degrade ISIS. We are going to utterly …

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    18 Dec 15
  • guilty plea

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — The police chief of New Ulm has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct following a domestic assault investigation. Myron Wieland entered the guilty plea Thursday in Brown County. He initially faced …

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    18 Dec 15
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 7,200 jobs in November, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with October figures that were revised from 1,700 …

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    17 Dec 15