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  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say a problem with the MNsure system has prevented about 7,500 people from enrolling in public health insurance programs. The Minnesota Department of Human Services expects to …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Superbowl Sweepstakes

    Tony Jelinek of Montgomery was the big winner in KCHK’s Super Bowl Sweepstakes!  Tony is pictured here with KCHK Sales Manager Matt Reak receiving gift cards from Coborn’s Liquor and Grocery in New Prague.  He …

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    09 Jan 15
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Court asked considering murder attempt charge in school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have asked a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court held a hearing …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Cold air surges into Minnesota; ski area closes

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesotans are in for a spell of brutally cold weather in the first full week of 2015. The National Weather Service says temperatures fell below zero in northern, central and western …

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    05 Jan 15
  • Minnesota tax filing season opens Jan. 20

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Revenue says taxpayers can start filing their Minnesota tax forms on Jan. 20. That’s the same day that the IRS says taxpayers can start filing their …

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    05 Jan 15
  • sick

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Urgent cares and emergency rooms in the Mankato area are being flooded by patients who have flu or flu-like symptoms. The influx has prompted officials to ask people to call …

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    02 Jan 15