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  • DNR Violations up for aquatic invasives

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says too many boaters are breaking state laws intended to make it harder for invasive species to spread in lakes and rivers. The DNR says …

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    10 Jul 14
  • Road Opening Announcements

      Officials have announced that some major roadways have now reopened after being closed last month due to flooding.  Motorists will be happy to know that Highways 41 and 101 are now open.  Also, County …

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    08 Jul 14
  • Minnesota farmers get good week for fieldwork

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers are coming off their best week for fieldwork in nearly a month. Drier conditions gave farmers 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week. The U.S. Department of …

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    08 Jul 14
  • Crews battling fire in downtown Waterville

      WATERVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Fire crews from several departments are battling a blaze in downtown Waterville, in southern Minnesota. Photos posted online by KEYC-TV show flames and black smoke billowing from a building. Mayor …

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    03 Jul 14
  • Flood damage tally for Minnesota $32M but rising

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Damage assessments start in 4 Minnesota counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Teams from the state and federal emergency management offices are headed to four Minnesota counties to start adding up the damage from recent storms and flash flooding. The surveys …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Flooding washes out Minnesota corn, soybean crops

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Storms have washed out corn and soybean crops in parts of Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop report, 53 percent of Minnesota’s farm fields have surplus topsoil …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Parents seek mental help for teen accused of plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – The parents and lawyer for a Minnesota teen accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates say he’s apparently not getting the mental health treatment he needs. …

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    30 Jun 14