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  • Peace Officer Memorial Day

    ST. PAUL, MN – President John F. Kennedy declared the first Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, 1962, as a tribute to peace officers and in honor of peace officers who, through their courageous …

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    15 May 17
  • Crash

    A Canby, Minnesota man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Carver County Saturday night. The State Patrol says 38-year-old Jason Abney was taken to HCMC for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The Patrol says …

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    15 May 17
  • Willmar MN

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Willmar Lakes area of west-central Minnesota will host next year’s Governor’s Fishing Opener. The 71st annual event will be held on Green Lake in Spicer. The governor’s opener will …

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    15 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s political leaders are entering the legislative homestretch with no budget deal in sight. It’s familiar territory. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature have until the May 22 …

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    15 May 17
  • Judge Eide

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge says he’ll take a request that Prince’s six siblings be declared his lawful heirs under advisement. Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide said in January he wouldn’t declare …

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    11 May 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed two GOP-backed bills that sought to limit abortions in Minnesota. The bills would have restricted public health programs from covering the procedure and created a …

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    11 May 17
  • Hutchinson City Center

    The Hutchinson City Council will apparently not be discussing whether to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. At last night’s (Tuesday) city council meeting, the council voted 3 to 2 …

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    10 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Negotiations on the state budget have hit a roadblock, and Republicans Tuesday night passed a number of appropriations bills that Governor Mark Dayton says he’ll veto. House Democratic Minority Leader …

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    10 May 17