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  • GOP avoids primary for secretary of state's office

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans won’t have a primary for the open secretary of state’s office. Former state Senator John Howe of Red Wing pulled out of the race Thursday, clearing the way …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Minnesota company recalls some cheese, salsa

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. The department says …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Corn emerging in Minnesota behind average

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warm weather is helping crops emerge in Minnesota, but corn and soybean development remains behind average. According to the weekly Minnesota crop report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says …

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    03 Jun 14
  • 2 killed in head-on crash near Iowa border

      ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says two men were killed when one of them drove the wrong way on an interstate in southern Minnesota. The crash happened shortly before 7 …

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    29 May 14
  • Minnesota farmers get prime time for corn planting

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – As recently as a week ago, many farmers across southern and central Minnesota were worried about getting their corn planted ahead of a key crop insurance deadline. But they’ve been …

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    27 May 14
  • DNR warns of high water levels

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning about high water levels on rivers, creeks and lakes across the Twin Cities. The St. Croix (kroy) River is among those …

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    27 May 14
  • Hundreds turn out for ex-football player benefit

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of people have turned out for a benefit for a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player critically injured in a downtown assault. The family of Isaac Kolstad also used …

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    23 May 14
  • 1 man arrested, 1 at large in 2 manhunts

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Police say a man has been arrested after leading law enforcement on a chase through two counties before breaking into a Rochester home and fighting with the owner. It’s the …

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    23 May 14