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  • Minnesota farmers progress on small-grain harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Dry weather over the past week has allowed Minnesota farmers to make steady progress on the small -grain harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its weekly crop progress …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Emergency haying, grazing approved in 7 counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Farmers in seven Minnesota counties have been cleared for emergency haying and grazing on acres enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program. The federal Farm Service Agency says excessive rain has …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Minnesota nets $5 million to fix flood-hit roads

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Another $5 million in federal assistance is bound for Minnesota to help repair roads and bridges damaged by severe flooding in June. Governor Mark Dayton’s administration said Thursday that …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Dayton says 6 Minnesota governor debates sufficient

      MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says gubernatorial debates should focus on other candidates until voters in next week’s primary choose a Republican to run against him. The Democratic incumbent spoke about …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Tyler Caputo

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A Mankato man accused of providing the synthetic drugs that killed two people is being held on $1 million bail.  Tyler Caputo was arrested in suburban Chicago last week after leaving Minnesota …

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    06 Aug 14
  • KCHK's Summer Prize Extravaganza winner for July, Chuck Schwen, Wayzata

      KCHK’s Summer Prize Extravaganza winner for July is Chuck Schwen from Wayzata. Chuck registered at the Prior Lake VFW. In total, Chuck received just under $1,500 in prizes! Including: $800 Louisiana Wood Fire Pellet …

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    04 Aug 14
  • police line 2

      NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – Minneapolis-area police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery that left a man lying in the road with a gunshot wound. WCCO-TV reports 27-year-old Shane Hejl of Northfield …

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    01 Aug 14
  • Minnesota starts stabilizing flood-damaged highway

    HENDERSON, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota officials have hired a contractor to start stabilizing a highway closed by flood and mudslide damage. The Minnesota Department of Transportation tells the Mankato Free Press that GeoStabilization International of …

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    31 Jul 14