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  • Rep Miller

    State Representative Tim Miller of Prinsburg says he is going to seek re-election to House District 17A, representing Renville, Swift, Chippewa, and the southern portion of Kandiyohi Counties. In a news release Sunday Miller said …

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    22 Feb 16
  • farmland

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Many crop growers in Minnesota could see their profits squeezed in 2016. Farmland prices in Minnesota continue to slip after more than a decade of increases. And prices for corn and soybeans …

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    22 Feb 16
  • Anoka

    (MNN/Anoka) Boosters in Anoka have enlisted some high-profile help as they try to convince the U-S Postal Service to roll out its 2016 Halloween stamp in that community. Senator Amy Klobuchar wrote a letter to …

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    22 Feb 16
  • Crash

    A Bloomington woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Chanhassen Saturday morning. The State Patrol says 40-year-old Stellah Okioga was taken to HCMC for treatment. The Patrol says the Okioga vehicle and another …

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    21 Feb 16
  • employee theft

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A woman who admitted stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer in Stearns County may spend 4½ years in prison. The attorney for Sherry Lynn Anderson and the …

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    20 Feb 16
  • Silver Lake MN

    Full-time police officer and acting police chief Robert James “RJ” Cripps was offered and accepted the Silver Lake police chief position at the City Council meeting Tuesday. The McLeod County Chronicle reports Cripps has been employed …

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    19 Feb 16
  • Vice President Joe Biden

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says projects like the restoration of an abandoned train hub in Minnesota helped bring the country back from the recession. Biden stopped at St. Paul’s Union …

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    19 Feb 16
  • gas prices

    (MNN) While we’re still well below two-dollar-a-gallon gas, prices at the pump have been inching upward. Mark Peterson is with Triple-A Minnesota and says the recent spike is normal this time of year. He says …

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    19 Feb 16