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  • Wet conditions delay final Minnesota planting push

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wet conditions are delaying a final planting push by Minnesota farmers. Ninety-six percent of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has been planted, which is just 1 percentage point behind the …

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    10 Jun 14
  • 4-year-old falls from 2nd story window

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say a 4-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a fall from a second story window at a home in Waconia. Carver County sheriff’s deputies say a neighbor noticed the …

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    10 Jun 14
  • Minnesota launches work zone safety campaign

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is launching a statewide campaign asking motorists to hang up their phones and pay attention in work zones. The campaign starts Monday and will continue through the construction …

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    09 Jun 14
  • 4-year-old falls from 2nd story window

      WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – A 4-year-old child suffered a head injury after falling from a second story window at a home in Waconia. KSTP-TV reports Carver County sheriff’s officials say the child pushed out …

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    09 Jun 14
  • Minnesota food stamp demand remains high

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Even though the state’s economy is recovering, more than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on food stamps. That’s more than double the number 10 years ago. Michelle Ness, executive director of …

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    09 Jun 14
  • GOP avoids primary for secretary of state's office

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans won’t have a primary for the open secretary of state’s office. Former state Senator John Howe of Red Wing pulled out of the race Thursday, clearing the way …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Minnesota company recalls some cheese, salsa

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. The department says …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Obama orders Minnesota to cut emissions 41 percent

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota is being asked to cut carbon emissions by roughly 41 percent over the next 15 years as part of a nationwide plan to reduce pollution from power plants. President Barack …

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    03 Jun 14