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  • Minn. Senate panel to consider Sun. alcohol sales

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota state senators are ready to reveal a wide-ranging liquor proposal expected to allow some Sunday alcohol sales. The legislation before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday is unlikely …

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

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Horse owners in the Twin Cities area are being urging to quarantine the animals due to a deadly equine virus, even though they may not be showing symptoms of the illness. University …

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    25 Mar 14
  • MNsure (1)

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials with Minnesota’s health insurance exchange say consumers who make a good faith effort to enroll for coverage by the 11:59 p.m. March 31st deadline but run into problems and can’t …

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    25 Mar 14
  • 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. ¬†district 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
  • Man accused of stealing excavator, driving drunk

    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