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  • mitchell

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota OSHA is investigating why a catwalk fell inside a forestry mill near Bemidji, sending a worker to his death. The Hubbard County sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Mitchell Harthan of Grand …

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    30 Apr 13
  • frac protest

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Police have arrested 35 people for trespassing during a protest of frack sand mining in Winona. The Winona Daily News reports officers on Monday arrested 19 people at the city’s commercial …

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    30 Apr 13
  • field work

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite the sudden warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields. In its weekly crops and weather report for the state, the U.S. …

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    30 Apr 13
  • bridge

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – Work has begun on the new St. Croix bridge project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Monday that crews have built a construction staging area on …

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    30 Apr 13
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Senate has passed a package of income and sales tax increases after initially rejecting the package. Monday’s debate on the Senate tax bill took a turbulent turn after …

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    30 Apr 13
  • Rahr

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Officials say no one was hurt in an explosion at a biomass plant that rocked the Minnesota city of Shakopee¬† The explosion happened around 12:40 p.m. Thursday in two silos at …

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    26 Apr 13
  • oil

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Enbridge Energy Partners says it’s investigating the cause of a crude oil leak at its pumping station in the northwestern Minnesota town of Viking. The leak was discovered Tuesday afternoon. Enbridge spokesman …

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    26 Apr 13
  • flu

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is inching closer to 200 flu deaths this season. The state Department of Health says four more influenza-related deaths were confirmed last week. That brings Minnesota’s influenza death toll …

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    26 Apr 13