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  • John Mingo

    John Mingo of Prior Lake had an extra special Father’s Day thanks to KCHK and participating businesses in our “Father’s Loot” Giveaway. ¬†John’s name was drawn out of the 16 finalists to receive a prize …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Grad student hurt in U of Minnesota lab explosion

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A graduate student has suffered serious burns in a lab explosion at the University of Minnesota that prompted the building to be evacuated. Minneapolis Fire Department crews were sent to Smith Hall …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Mankato streets flooded

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Flooding in and around Mankato has closed some city streets and area highways. Seven inches of rain late Tuesday and early Wednesday overwhelmed the city’s storm sewer system. About a …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Court sides with Winona Co. on frack sand mine

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals has turned back a challenge to Winona County newest frack sand mine. Twelve residents challenged the county board’s approval for a condition use permit for …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Minnesota farmers catching up on planting

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite widespread rain last week, Minnesota farmers have managed to reach planting levels close to the five-year averages. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, 97 percent of Minnesota’s expected …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Line workers restore power to 106,000

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hundreds of power line workers have restored service to most of the 106,000 Xcel Energy customers who went down in weekend storms. All but a couple hundred customers had power by …

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    16 Jun 14
  • New Shakopee VA clinic holds grand opening

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Monday marks the grand opening of the new Veterans Affairs clinic in Shakopee. U.S. Rep. John Kline is slated to keynote the 9 a.m. program, which includes an open house …

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    16 Jun 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The University of Minnesota athletics Hall of Fame class this year will include basketball standout Quincy Lewis, hockey star Pat Micheletti and women’s hockey coach Laura Halldorson. The university announced Thursday the …

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    13 Jun 14