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    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — The Department of Labor says Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. has agreed to hire 53 women and pay nearly $492,000 in back wages to 339 female applicants who were denied entry-level jobs …

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    22 Jun 16
  • water in field

    Varying amounts of precipitation were received across the state, resulting in 3.3 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. In many parts of the state, the …

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    21 Jun 16
  • guilty plea

    A Paynesville man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two teens and injured another. Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Tate was drunk on August 25th of last year when his pickup crossed …

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    21 Jun 16
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    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota judge overseeing the Prince estate case has sealed the affidavits being filed by people claiming to be the rock superstar’s heirs, as well as responses from the trust company …

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    21 Jun 16
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    21 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of a Minnesota congressman was killed during a powerful storm in northeastern Minnesota. Cook County Sheriff’s Office said the 43-year-old man killed by a falling tree in the Boundary Waters …

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    21 Jun 16
  • McLeod County Highway Department

    The rehabilitation project on McLeod County Road 4 (Major Avenue) was scheduled to begin Monday, June 20th Officials say the rehabilitation projects involve milling, bituminous reclamation, and bituminous surfacing. The reclamation is a process where …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Recall

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota-based GNP Company is recalling more than 27 tons of chicken after contaminants were detected. The company sells products under the Just BARE and Gold’n Plump brands. But it says …

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    20 Jun 16