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  • Neftali-Ramirez

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 25-year-old Bloomington man accused of drunken driving has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Burnsville. Neftali Ramirez was charged Tuesday with vehicular homicide in the crash that killed 34-year-old …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Lawmakers hold off on taking on EPA over wood stove rules

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers are waiting to take on the Environmental Protection Agency over new standards for wood-burning stoves and furnaces. Other states have already moved to head off the federal …

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    09 Mar 15
  • lsh

    A list of Le Sueur-Henderson superintendent candidates was narrowed to three Friday night.   Mankato West High School Principal Brian Gersich, Educational Systems Consultant Melinda Crowley and New Prague High School Principal Lonnie Seifert were selected from six …

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    17 Feb 15
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is giving a reprieve to residents who started the enrollment process before Sunday’s open enrollment deadline but couldn’t complete the process. MNsure says anyone who’s “in …

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    17 Feb 15
  • Teams protest Faribault's 1st-place finish in dance meet

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Fairbault Emeralds dance team won the state Class 3A high kick dance championship but other teams say the winners copied the choreography. Faribault was one of six teams that competed in …

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    16 Feb 15
  • Losses expected for Minnesota corn farmers with prices down

      ST. JAMES, Minn. (AP) – Most Minnesota corn farmers are expected to lose money this year as prices for the cash crop have sunk. Bushels of corn went for as high as $8 apiece …

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    11 Feb 15
  • February is deadly month on Minnesota roads

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State public safety officials say it’s been a deadly start to the month on Minnesota roads. The Department of Public Safety says 13 people have died since February 1. Seven …

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    11 Feb 15
  • Bill would cut farmers' property taxes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rural lawmakers are aiming to cut farmers’ property tax bills for construction projects. A group of legislators from greater Minnesota says farmers pay $10 for every $1 city residents pay …

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    06 Feb 15