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  • Minnesota pheasant harvest drops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The number of pheasant hunters in Minnesota plunged last year along with the ringneck harvest. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says only 62,000 pheasant hunters took to the fields …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Rains slow Minnesota small grain harvest

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota’s small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 4.5 days were suitable for fieldwork …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Minnesota authorities charge 4 in poker scheme

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Scott County authorities have charged four men in their 70s who they say made $200 in a poker cheating scheme at a racetrack. The three Florida men and one Michigan …

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    22 Aug 14
  • 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