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  • 2 more indictments in fish poaching case dismissed

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A judge has dismissed indictments against two defendants accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations. U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle dismissed indictments against Thomas …

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    18 Mar 14
  • 3 killed in head-on collision near Mankato

      ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says three people are dead and three others injured after a head-on crash on a highway between St. Peter and Mankato. The St. Paul Pioneer …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Man found dead in Chanhassen fire

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – A man is dead after a fire at a Chanhassen motel. The fire department arrived at the Brookside Motel shortly after 2 a.m. Monday and could see heavy fire coming from …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Minn. farmer cited after 22 dairy cows found dead

    RACINE, Minn. (AP) – Mower County authorities say 22 dairy cows have been found dead in a barn of apparent starvation, and a farmer has been cited. Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelsen says the animals …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Minnesota delegation cooks up bipartisan contest

      WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It’s her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, the Minnesota Congresswoman’s best effort …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Supervalu works with farmers to end pig pen use

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – One of the country’s largest grocery companies is joining others who are pressuring pork suppliers to stop using restrictive gestation crates for their pigs. Supervalu says it will require …

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    13 Mar 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The board of Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace has approved a preliminary budget for 2015 that doesn’t seek new federal or state money. MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz says …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Father of toddler high on meth charged

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A St. Paul father is facing criminal charges after his 2-year-old son was found to be high on methamphetamine. A criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court Tuesday …

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    12 Mar 14