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  • Steele County GOP co-chairman resigns over Trump

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The co-chairman of a Minnesota county Republican Party says he’s resigning from his position because Donald Trump has emerged as the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. Dave Thul has led Steele …

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    18 May 16
  • Homeland Security denies Dayton's REAL ID extension request

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Federal officials have again denied Gov. Mark Dayton’s request for more time to comply with stronger driver’s license standards to board planes. Minnesota hasn’t upgraded its licenses to meet the …

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    17 May 16
  • Dayton No transportation funding plan without compromise

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s presenting a middle ground on a transportation funding plan but that it’s up to Republicans to meet him halfway. The Democratic governor presented two proposals …

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    17 May 16
  • Warrant Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – A search warrant reveals that a Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death – including the day before he died – and prescribed him medication. The warrant …

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    11 May 16
  • Judge rules Minnesota teen in school plot case can go home

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A judge has ruled that a Minnesota teen who authorities say was planning a school attack two years ago can go home. Judge Joseph Chase on Wednesday cited expert evaluations concluding …

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    28 Apr 16
  • Reports Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Several news organizations are reporting that prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park home. ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, citing unidentified law enforcement sources, …

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    28 Apr 16
  • Arson suspected in fire that destroyed baseball grandstands

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities suspect arson in the fire that destroyed the grandstands at a treasured baseball field in Waseca earlier this month. The blaze broke out April 6 at Tink Larson Field. The …

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    26 Apr 16
  • Keeping old licenses at question in Minnesota Real ID debate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As Minnesota lawmakers look to upgrade driver’s licenses to satisfy the federal government, should residents be able to keep their old IDs? Add that to the list of questions at …

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    26 Apr 16