Minnesota
  • Tim Pawlenty

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he won’t run this year for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Democrat Al Franken. The two-term Republican governor and one-time presidential candidate had …

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    17 Jan 18
  • Gov Dayton

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Governor Mark Dayton has rolled out an aggressive 1.5-billion-dollar bonding proposal for state public works projects.  State Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans says it “would create an estimated 22,950 …

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    17 Jan 18
  • Photo courtesy: Renville County Sheriff's Office

    (Bird Island, MN) On Monday afternoon, just after 4:30, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke coming from a home in Bird Island following an apparent explosion.  Upon arrival, firefighters found …

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    16 Jan 18
  • Sugar Beets

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota farmers produced slightly smaller corn and soybean crops last year than in 2016, but they produced a record sugar beet crop. The Agriculture Department reports Minnesota’s sugar beet crop at 12.5 …

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    16 Jan 18
  • State Fair 2018

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Fairgrounds is getting an $11.1 million face-lift. The State Fair’s board of managers on Sunday approved $7.2 million in capital improvements and $3.8 million in maintenance projects for the …

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    16 Jan 18
  • Housley

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Republican State Sen. Karin Housley is kick starting her campaign for the U.S. Senate squarely focused on the November election. Housley was the first Republican to launch a campaign in the …

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    16 Jan 18
  • Fatal Crash

    A Carver woman died as the result of injuries she sustained in a crash on Highway 212 at County Road 43, Dahlgren Township, Carver County just after 4 pm Saturday. She’s identified as 65-year-old Irene …

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    15 Jan 18
  • Firefighter

    NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) — Investigators believe a kerosene heater being used to thaw frozen pipes under a mobile home caused a fire that killed a 71-year-old woman in Norwood Young America. Carver County …

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    13 Jan 18