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  • Mississippi above flood stage in Wabasha, Winona

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Mississippi River is above flood stage in some southeastern Minnesota communities. The river is about a foot over flood stage Monday in Wabasha which is experiencing some minor …

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    23 Jun 14
  • Church

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has restricted the ministry of a priest who has been on a leave of absence during a review of clergy files. Archbishop John Nienstedt says …

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    23 Jun 14
  • 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.  John’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