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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. ┬áJohn’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