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  • Kasota Stone

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Kasota Stone owner Robert Coughlan says they’ve probably kept the business going longer than they should have for sentimental reasons. Coughlan says that …

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    12 Jul 13
  • apartment fire

    PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) – A multiple-alarm fire has forced dozens of people from a Plymouth apartment building. Fire departments from as far away as Eden Prairie and Bloomington were called to help fight the fire …

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    12 Jul 13
  • great lakes study

    CLAYTON, N.Y. (AP) – Fifteen teachers from five states are spending the week on Lake Ontario as part of a research program.   The teachers, from elementary to high school, are aboard the Lake Guardian, …

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    10 Jul 13
  • tree inspection

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – City leaders in a Twin Cities suburb are asking for citizen help to spot old, decaying trees before they become a hazard.   The city has acknowledged the tree that …

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    10 Jul 13
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A legislative committee formed to advance the fight against synthetic drugs in Minnesota has met for the first time.   Chaired by Rep. Erik Simonson, a Duluth Democrat, the committee …

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    10 Jul 13
  • fire st paul 640

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Fire officials say a man has been found dead in his burning St. Paul home. First District Chief Stacy Hohertz says firefighters had some difficulty entering the home early Tuesday …

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    09 Jul 13
  • crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A long stretch of warm, dry weather last week helped Minnesota’s crops catch up on growing.   In its weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of …

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    09 Jul 13
  • KIDNAPPING

    FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a potential kidnapping caught on security video at a Wal-Mart store in Forest Lake was just a hoax by four sisters.   A witness told police a female …

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    09 Jul 13