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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to make it safer for young people working in farming. The USDA has awarded a grant to provide safety training for more than 2 million young …

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    25 Sep 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota has the lowest average premiums nationwide on three health insurance plans that will be sold under the federal health care overhaul. The Obama administration is releasing information Wednesday on …

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    25 Sep 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The University of Minnesota is kicking off its homecoming week by unveiling a 6-foot-tall bronze statue of its beloved mascot – Goldy Gopher. The statue will be unveiled at noon today outside …

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    23 Sep 13
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    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – A shooting outside a bar in Burnsville has left one man dead. Police say it happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at Nina’s Grill after an argument in the parking lot escalated …

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    23 Sep 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Most Minnesota farmers are expected to harvest a decent crop this year despite the twin challenges of a cold, wet spring and an arid August. The Star Tribune reports the corn harvest …

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    23 Sep 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is hosting a series of public listening sessions on proposed revisions to the state’s Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Plan. The plan is a blueprint for prevention …

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    17 Sep 13
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    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – It looks like a good year to be an apple lover in Minnesota. Apple growers tell Minnesota Public Radio News they’re looking forward to an exceptional harvest. It would be welcome …

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    17 Sep 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s topsoil moisture has improved, thanks to recent rain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says an average of 0.95 inch of rain fell statewide last week. Central Minnesota received the …

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    17 Sep 13