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  • 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way

      FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) – A University of Minnesota student from Norwood-Young America is the 61st Princess Kay of the Milky Way. Nineteen-year-old Jeni Haler was crowned Wednesday night at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. …

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    21 Aug 14
  • Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A financial planner accused of stealing more than $10 million from his clients had plenty of company when he appeared in court in Minneapolis. Dozens of people who say Sean Meadows …

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    21 Aug 14
  • Minnesotas crops catch some much-needed rain

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s crops caught some much-needed rain over the weekend in an otherwise dry week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday in its weekly crops progress and condition report …

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    19 Aug 14
  • Minnesota man arrested in 1983 murder in Texas

    LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – A man who has lived quietly with his wife and children in a Minneapolis suburb for years has been indicted in a Texas slaying of more than 30 years ago. Police …

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    14 Aug 14
  • Minnesota wild rice yields hurt by spring rainfall

      REMER, Minn. (AP) – Experts say spring storms have negatively affected wild rice yields in Minnesota. Rod Ustipak, a wild rice expert for the state Department of Natural Resources, tells Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year’s corn harvest …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Minnesota farmers progress on small-grain harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Dry weather over the past week has allowed Minnesota farmers to make steady progress on the small -grain harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its weekly crop progress …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Emergency haying, grazing approved in 7 counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Farmers in seven Minnesota counties have been cleared for emergency haying and grazing on acres enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program. The federal Farm Service Agency says excessive rain has …

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    12 Aug 14