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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An anonymous Santa is helping the Salvation Army fill its red kettles this holiday season in Minnesota and North Dakota. Donations had been down 20 to 30 percent compared with last year. …

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    23 Dec 13
  • duck

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite a record late ice-out, spring waterfowl surveys show that Minnesota’s breeding duck population has improved from last year.   The Department of Natural Resources estimates the state’s breeding duck …

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    22 Jul 13
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    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of workers and customers were forced to evacuate an office tower in a Twin Cities suburb after an explosion and fire in the basement. Fire officials tell KARE-TV …

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    19 Jul 13
  • unemployment

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend. The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state had a 5.2 percent jobless rate in June. That’s a …

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    19 Jul 13
  • Heat wave 3

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – After several days of scorching heat, relief is in sight for Minnesotans. A heat advisory is in effect for central and southern Minnesota through Thursday evening. By mid-afternoon, temperatures had reached 93 …

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    19 Jul 13
  • plane crash 2

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A pilot and his passenger are OK after their light plane crashed in southern Minnesota.   The Blue Earth County sheriff’s office contacted the pilot after hearing that the plane had …

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    18 Jul 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton is asking for a major federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit by flash flooding and severe storms in June.   Dayton sent a letter Wednesday to President …

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    18 Jul 13
  • cow

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The heat and humidity can be hard on anyone who works or spends a great amount of time outdoors, but it can also be tough on milk-producing cows.    Dr. …

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    17 Jul 13