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  • State of Emergency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order, which covers a quarter of the state, is …

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    05 Jul 13
  • Wheelage Tax

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – County commissioners across the state are considering wheelage taxes after the Legislature recently expanded the option beyond Twin Cities metro counties. Julie Ring, legislative coordinator for the Association of Minnesota Counties, …

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    05 Jul 13
  • Health Care

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Obama administration’s decision to delay until 2015 a health care obligation for employers is welcome news for some Minnesota companies. A St. Paul Pioneer Press report says the companies …

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    05 Jul 13
  • Tree-cutting-accident-scene

    NEW LONDON, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified an Owatonna businessman who died in a tree-cutting accident near New London in west-central Minnesota. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Daniel Hartog says 53 year-old Ted Raymond Paffrath was …

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    02 Jul 13
  • firefighter memorial

    FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s wildfire specialists are mourning the deaths of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew in Arizona. Bob Quady, a forester with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, says it’s …

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    02 Jul 13
  • Trevino

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A judge has delayed the murder trial of Jeffrey Trevino until mid-September. Ramsey County District Judge Leonardo Castro granted the delay so the defense can conduct its own independent analysis …

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    02 Jul 13
  • A11BOAT2_MO_C_^_MONIQ

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – A 66-year-old Montevideo man has died in a personal watercraft accident on Norway Lake in west-central Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office says it responded to the accident just before 3:30 …

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    02 Jul 13
  • inmates

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 19-year-old Redby man has pleaded guilty to attacking another man with a machete as the victim slept. Dale Clinton White Jr., pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to one count …

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    02 Jul 13