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  • Mankato Democrat to retire from Legislature

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A Mankato Democrat says she will retire from the Legislature when her term ends this year. ┬ádistrict includes Eagle Lake and most of Mankato. The 69-year-old Brynaert has represented the district …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Minnesota company recalls several food products

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition is recalling some of its peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads after authorities discovered some products contained Listeria. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Key noye

      BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – A pair of former Navy SEALs are the keynote speakers for Tuesday’s annual fundraising dinner for the Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund. Retired Lieutenant Lawrence Yatch of Mound was a SEAL …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Quarantine call for horses in Twin Cities area

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – At least three horses in Minnesota have been euthanized because of a highly contagious equine virus that causes neurological problems. Three cases of the strain, called equine herpesvirus-1, have …

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    21 Mar 14
  • 4 Montgomery Residents Arrested, Charged with Burglary and Theft

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of stealing a construction excavator and taking it on a drunken joyride in Duluth is facing criminal charges. Authorities say 27-year-old Dustin Lunde was arrested March 9 when …

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    21 Mar 14
  • 80 percent of Metrodome to be recycled

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says most of the Metrodome will be recycled as the Vikings’ former home is demolished. Authority Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen said Wednesday that plans call for more …

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    20 Mar 14
  • Minn. panel keeps Sunday alcohol bills alive

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A state senator pushing to undo Minnesota’s restrictions on Sunday liquor store sales has claimed an incremental victory while acknowledging he probably won’t get his full wish this year. Democratic …

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    20 Mar 14
  • Mall of America kicks off expansion

      BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – The Mall of America has launched a $325 million expansion that will add another 50 to 75 retailers to the mega mall. Mall officials kicked off the project Tuesday. The …

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    19 Mar 14