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  • Minn. business exec drops Dem bid for Congress

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota founder of the popular CaringBridge Web site is abruptly ending a bid for Congress that she launched just weeks ago. Sona Mehring told supporters in an email Wednesday …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Republican businessman to run for Minn. governor

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota businessman says he’s running for governor as a Republican. Scott Honour revealed his plans Wednesday in an email and simultaneously launched a campaign website for the 2014 race. …

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    25 Apr 13
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    LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – A former Browerville High School student has admitted he was among athletes who sexually assaulted teammates. Nineteen-year-old Seth Kellen pleaded guilty Monday in Todd County court to felony fourth-degree criminal …

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    24 Apr 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has passed its education finance bill that funds all-day kindergarten statewide. The House education budget also provides more early-learning scholarships for 3- and 4-year-olds and adds $209 …

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    24 Apr 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – City officials say a costly environment review won’t be needed for the proposed new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints. The city said Tuesday an environmental assessment worksheet has been …

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    24 Apr 13
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Vikings are planning to sign former defensive tackle Pat Williams for one day so he can formally retire as a member of the team. General manager Rick Spielman made …

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    24 Apr 13
  • Minn. college students protest bank ties

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Macalester College students are protesting the St. Paul school’s relationship with Wells Fargo. Student organizer Rebecca Hornstein says 15 students initially entered Macalester President Brian Rosenberg’s office at 10 a.m. …

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    24 Apr 13
  • Minn.’s Voyageurs park trails close for season

    INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) – Here’s a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather. Park …

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    24 Apr 13