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    EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) – As many as 1,000 people are expected to welcome the new year by diving into a hole in the ice of Lake Minnetonka. The 24th annual ALARC Ice Dive gets underway …

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    27 Dec 13
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    KCHK is packed full of special Holiday Programming!  Here’s a listening of our offerings.   M-F 12 Days of Christmas Music 2-3pm.   Friday Dec. 20.  Czech Country Christmas with Arnie and Deb Ziskovsky 1-2pm   Saturday …

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    23 Dec 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – More than 140 soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard are home for Christmas. The Cambridge-based 850th Horizontal Engineers Company have returned from building roads and clearing mines over the last eight months …

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    23 Dec 13
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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
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    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
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    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
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    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