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  • Vikings, U of Minn. agree on TCF Bank Stadium use

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium. The letter of intent provides …

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    11 May 12
  • Minn. Senate vote clears Vikings for new stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a plan to build the Minnesota Vikings a new home cleared its final hurdle Thursday in the state Senate, the team executive who spent much of the past decade …

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    11 May 12
  • USDA projects record corn crop, fall in prices

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects a record corn crop this year, topping the previous high by 11 percent. That could be good news for livestock producers relying on corn …

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    11 May 12
  • Adult-themed store shut down in East Grand Forks

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – An adult-themed store that was blocked from opening in Grand Forks has now been shut down in neighboring East Grand Forks, Minn. City Administrator Scott Huizenga says some of the …

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    10 May 12
  • Drought breaks for nearly all of Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The drought is officially over for nearly all of Minnesota. The new map from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that only about 10 percent of of Minnesota remains in drought. Three months …

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    10 May 12
  • Mother expected to accept late son’s degree

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The mother of Minnesota Gophers football player Gary Tinsley is expected to accept her late son’s bachelor’s degree Thursday. The starting linebacker was found unresponsive in his dorm April 6 by his …

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    10 May 12
  • Study finds homelessness on reservations persists

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new study finds that despite housing improvements on Minnesota’s Indian reservations, homelessness still persists. Researchers with the nonprofit health and human services organization Amherst H. Wilder Foundation visited eight …

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    10 May 12
  • Fishing Opener

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Waconia is set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and …

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    10 May 12