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  • Most Minnesota crop conditions improve

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Most Minnesota crops conditions showed improvement during the past week. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only potato and hay crop conditions in Minnesota showed a slight decline. …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Mankato home for offenders draws criticism

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A published report says state officials set up a rental home in Mankato to house high-risk offenders, and that neither the city nor neighbors were informed until the deal was …

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    14 Jul 14
  • Prior Lake residents still dealing with flooding

      PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Some residents of Prior Lake still need a boat to go to work, run errands and do other things on dry land. Weeks have passed since June’s deluge of …

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    14 Jul 14
  • Feds release money to fix flooded Minnesota roads

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The federal government has released $4.25 million to help repair flood-damaged roads in Minnesota. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that the emergency relief funds would be available immediately …

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    11 Jul 14
  • Road Opening Announcements

      Officials have announced that some major roadways have now reopened after being closed last month due to flooding. ¬†Motorists will be happy to know that Highways 41 and 101 are now open. ¬†Also, County …

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    08 Jul 14
  • Minnesota farmers get good week for fieldwork

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers are coming off their best week for fieldwork in nearly a month. Drier conditions gave farmers 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week. The U.S. Department of …

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    08 Jul 14
  • Crews battling fire in downtown Waterville

      WATERVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Fire crews from several departments are battling a blaze in downtown Waterville, in southern Minnesota. Photos posted online by KEYC-TV show flames and black smoke billowing from a building. Mayor …

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    03 Jul 14
  • Flood damage tally for Minnesota $32M but rising

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton …

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    02 Jul 14