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  • Wintry weather arrives ahead of schedule

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Winter weather has arrived with a bang and ahead of schedule with more than a foot of snow on the ground in some parts of Minnesota. Rush City in Chisago County is …

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    11 Nov 14
  • Snow could reduce corn harvest in Upper Midwest

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The season’s first snow could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields. The National Weather Service said Monday it expected at least …

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    11 Nov 14
  • GOP challengers do well in Minnesota House races

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Republican challengers are doing well in some swing-district races that could help decide control of the Minnesota House. In two of several pivotal races, Democratic incumbents Ron Erhardt and Paul Rosenthal …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Franken says eager to start 2nd term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Senator Al Franken says he’s excited to get going on his second term in Washington. Franken easily beat Republican Mike McFadden in Tuesday’s election, a big contrast to the recount that …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Minnesota Democratic Gov. Dayton wins second term

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Democrat Mark Dayton has won a second term as Minnesota governor in the capstone race of his long political career. He defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner who …

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    05 Nov 14
  • Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins say they will hire Paul Molitor as manager after four straight seasons of 92 or more losses. The Twins said the 58-year-old Molitor will be introduced at a news …

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    04 Nov 14
  • Candidates press hard for votes as end nears

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The grueling fall campaign is nearing the finish line, with candidates searching for the votes that might make the difference between euphoria and despair Tuesday night. Republican governor hopeful Jeff …

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    03 Nov 14
  • Franken and  McFadden

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Senator Al Franken and Republican hopeful Mike McFadden have capped off their race by agreeing with each other more than ever before in a final debate. With Election Day …

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    03 Nov 14