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  • Missing turkey hunter found dead in Dunn Co.

    MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) – A Twin Cities man who disappeared while hunting in Dunn County has been found dead. Sheriff’s officials say Clifford William Frederick was found Friday morning under a tree treetop that apparently …

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    04 May 12
  • Dayton quickly strikes down Minn. GOP tax bill

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a Republican-crafted tax plan that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state’s rainy day reserves. The Republican-led Legislature sent …

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    04 May 12
  • Group home operator placed on conditional licenses

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Duluth company that operates four group homes for mentally-ill adults is under close scrutiny by state licensing officials following accusations of emotional abuse and neglect. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    04 May 12
  • Cass County charging jail inmates for medical care

    WALKER, Minn. (AP) – Cass County will begin charging its jail inmates for medical care. The county has been paying about $100,000 per year for that care. Inmates who have insurance will be expected to …

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    04 May 12
  • Minn. Legislature off Friday, stadium drama looms

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers are taking a day off as they prepare for a flurry of activity at the start of next week. The Legislature won’t meet Friday. But they’ll be back …

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    04 May 12
  • Republicans abandon 11th-hour Vikings stadium plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota legislative Republicans are dropping a last-minute proposal to finance a new $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium by issuing bonds directly tied to the state’s general treasury and are scheduling …

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    03 May 12
  • Union says it will resume talks with sugar company

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A union official says locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers will resume talks with the company on June 8. John Riskey tells the Grand Forks Herald that the union hopes …

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    03 May 12
  • Mail workers hold drill, prep for possible attack

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota postal carrier says she’s looking forward to taking part in an exercise this weekend to test whether postal workers can deliver thousands of doses of medicine in an …

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    03 May 12