Minnesota
  • Venus and Moon Feb 25 1

    Venus and Moon Rise on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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    25 Feb 14
  • propane tanks

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With Minnesota still in the throes of the coldest winter in 35 years, state lawmakers are seeking solutions for a propane shortage affecting residents who use the fuel for heating. …

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    25 Feb 14
  • atv use

    An informal coalition working to prevent All Terrain Vehicle injuries is asking the Renville County board of commissioners to re-consider a proposal to open all of the county’s roads to the vehicles for recreational use. …

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    24 Feb 14
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL,Minn.(AP) — Make no waves. That’s a guiding principle for the Democrats in charge of Minnesota’s Legislature. Lawmakers arrive Tuesday for an annual session that could extend into mid-May. Party leaders are eager to …

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    24 Feb 14
  • Renville County

    Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says the National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 …

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    22 Feb 14
  • MnDot Snowplow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation in Mankato has upgraded most south central Minnesota highways from hazardous to difficult driving conditions. Motorists are advised that roads will remain difficult as the winds continue to blow and …

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    22 Feb 14
  • MnDot

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to advise no travel in most of south central Minnesota (Friday, Feb. 21 as of 12:30pm) due to ice compaction and blowing snow creating hazardous conditions. Highways remaining closed …

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    21 Feb 14
  • payloader

    Chad Lee Monson, owner of Monson Excavating of Willmar, is awaiting extradition to North Dakota on charges that he stole a payloader. The West Central Tribune reports the Class A felony theft charge was filed …

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    21 Feb 14