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  • Halloween with the Governor

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton is calling all little ghosts and ghouls to celebrate Halloween at the Governor’s Residence on Monday, October 31st – if they dare (1006 Summit Avenue, St. Paul). The gates …

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    26 Oct 16
  • guilty plea

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) — The former mayor of Watson has pleaded guilty to breaking into the current mayor’s home in March. The Chippewa County District Court Administrator’s Office says 34-year-old Joseph Rongstad will be sentenced …

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    26 Oct 16
  • urn

    (Learfield News Service/St. Cloud)  The Vatican has set guidelines for Catholics who want to be cremated: Remains cannot be scattered, divided between family members or kept at home, but instead must be stored in a …

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    26 Oct 16
  • Renville County MN

    Renville County will close the gates Monday at its county parks. Officials say the parks are closed to motor vehicles through the winter season, but they remain open for visitors. The Renville County parks department …

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    26 Oct 16
  • Harvest

    Almost one-quarter of the corn for grain was harvested in Minnesota during the week ending October 23, 2016, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, the most days …

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    25 Oct 16
  • Prince

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who photographed Prince during the late music superstar’s early years is suing a Minneapolis studio to recover about 3,000 original pictures. Allen Beaulieu’s federal lawsuit is against Studio 1124 and …

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    25 Oct 16
  • Paisley Park

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota city council has voted to rezone Prince’s Paisley Park recording studio and home, meaning it can open as a permanent museum. The Star Tribune reports the Chanhassen City Council …

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    25 Oct 16
  • Burglary

    Olivia, MN – At about 7:30 Friday morning, the Olivia Police Department responded to a commercial burglary that had occurred in the 100 block of north 9th street. An exterior door was extensively damaged to …

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    24 Oct 16