Minnesota
  • MN Drought Free

    Minnesota is drought-free for the first time since October. A map released by the U.S. Drought Monitor Thursday shows drought conditions are no longer present anywhere in Minnesota. But about 21 percent of the state …

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    12 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is calling a special session for this morning (Friday) to finish up the state’s budget. The Democratic governor and House Republicans have worked for weeks to iron …

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    12 Jun 15
  • flash flood watch

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises travelers to drive with caution in southern Minnesota due to forecasted heavy rains on Thursday, June 11. Officials warn that roads may be closed or restricted without warning as …

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    11 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are aiming for a Friday special session to finish up the state’s budget. The Democratic governor and House Speaker Kurt Daudt announced a tentative …

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    11 Jun 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says one of the first farms in Stearns County to be hit by the Midwest bird flu outbreak is set to restock with turkeys …

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    11 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    St. Paul- Legislative leaders and Governor Mark Dayton this morning announced a tentative budget agreement for special session. House Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) released a statement regarding the tentative budget agreement in part saying “Minnesotans expect us to …

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    10 Jun 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    The first Midwest poultry farm struck by a deadly form of bird flu is growing turkeys again, even though the virus is still lurking in Minnesota and beyond. Dr. Dale Lauer of the Minnesota Board …

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    10 Jun 15
  • Drowning

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has died after falling into a swimming pool in central Minnesota. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes says officers were called to the home Monday afternoon. When police arrived, …

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    10 Jun 15