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  • Top Minnesota officials to survey flood damage

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota elected officials are headed out to gauge damage from widespread flooding caused by sustained, heavy rains. Gov. Mark Dayton planned to join Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al …

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    20 Jun 14
  • DNR warns waters are dangerously high and fast

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Safety experts are urging Minnesota boaters, paddlers and swimmers to think twice before heading out on the water right now. The Department of Natural Resources says people must be …

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    20 Jun 14
  • No injuries after mudslide prompts road closure

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A mudslide on a Mississippi River bluff in Minneapolis has caused a partial road closure and forced the evacuation of some administrative employees of a nearby hospital. Deputy Fire Chief Todd …

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    20 Jun 14
  • 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