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  • Umpqua Community College

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the victims of a mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Nine people were killed at …

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    06 Oct 15
  • Sugar Beets

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers were able to harvest more than one-third of their soybean and sugar beet crops during an ideal week for fieldwork. According to the USDA’s weekly Minnesota crop report, …

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    06 Oct 15
  • missing person

    Wright County authorities continue their search for a missing Monticello man. Sheriff Joe Hagerty says 23-year-old Joseph Brunn went missing during the early morning hours of Saturday (October 3rd). Brunn was last seen in the …

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    05 Oct 15
  • Minnesota National Guard

    WILLMAR, Minn.- More than 150 Soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard’s Willmar-based 682nd Engineer Battalion will deploy this week for an eleven-month mobilization in support of Operation Spartan Shield.Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Keith Ferdon …

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    05 Oct 15
  • MN State Patrol

    The Sibley County Attorney’s Office determined it will not be issuing a citation as a result of a bicycle-dump truck accident July 10 that killed Gaylord Ambulance Director Tom Webster. Webster was riding a bicycle …

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    05 Oct 15
  • fire investigation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis fire officials suspect an oven used for heating may have caused a house fire that killed three children. Firefighters responded to the fire in north Minneapolis just before midnight Saturday. They …

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    05 Oct 15
  • Starkey

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new lawsuit alleges top officials at Starkey Laboratories were fired weeks ago in retaliation after the stepson of the company’s chief executive wasn’t promoted. The lawsuit filed Friday alleges breach of …

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    05 Oct 15
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are already starting to map out how to get a handle on major rate hikes for health insurance next year. The Department of Commerce last week announced Minnesotans …

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    05 Oct 15