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  • Minnesota farmers make big gains in soybean, beet harvests

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers were able to harvest more than one-third of their soybean and sugar beet crops during an ideal week for fieldwork. According to the USDA’s weekly Minnesota crop …

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    06 Oct 15
  • Father charged with severely injuring Mankato baby

    MANAKTO, Minn. (AP) – The father of a Mankato baby severely injured in late August is now charged with hurting the infant. Thirty-five-year-old Mohamud Hussein Ahmed was charged in Blue Earth County court Wednesday with …

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    02 Oct 15
  • Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler

      APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – A 49-year-old Eagan woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the 2012 death of her infant grandson. Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler entered the guilty plea last week in …

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    01 Oct 15
  • Authorities Boy dies after another teen says they took drug

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has died after another teen told deputies they had taken a synthetic drug bought off the Internet. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says Alexander Snyder died …

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    01 Oct 15
  • Minnesota fall harvest runs ahead of last year's pace

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s fall harvest is running well ahead of last year’s pace for most crops. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said …

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    22 Sep 15
  • Suspect found competent in fake marathon bomb threat

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – A North Mankato man has been found competent to stand trial on charges he phoned in a fake bomb threat to last year’s Mankato Marathon. Fifty-seven-year-old Brian Mechler appeared Tuesday …

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    16 Sep 15
  • Warm, humid weather spurs crop development across Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warm, humid weather is helping keep development of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops ahead of last year’s pace. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report, there were 5.3 days suitable …

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    09 Sep 15
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica coming to Fort Snelling

      FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) – A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling. The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout …

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    08 Sep 15