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  • Minnesota beef producers reject check-off fee hike

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s beef producers have rejected a proposed increase in the check-off fees they pay for research and promotion. The Minnesota Beef Research and Promotion Council had asked the state to …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Drone bills hit turbulence in Minn. Legislature

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers pressing for restrictions on unmanned aerial devices are already looking to next year to pursue comprehensive drone policy legislation. Supporters of drone restrictions told Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minn. man dies after jacket gets tangled in door

    BAGLEY, Minn. (AP) – A 41-year-old Fosston man died after his jacket became tangled in an automatic door at a northern Minnesota hardwood company. The Star Tribune reports the worker’s jacket snagged on a storage …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minn. couple arrested in Florida for welfare fraud

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota couple who allegedly lived in expensive homes and owned a yacht while taking more than $160,000 in state welfare benefits has been arrested. WCCO-TV reports 62-year-old Colin Chisholm III …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Tornado damages farms in western Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A tornado has damaged at least three farms in rural Minnesota, but no injuries are reported. Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten said in a statement the tornado was reported about 4 …

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    01 Apr 14
  • Conference focuses on women in agriculture

      CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Women from all walks of agriculture will gather at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen on Wednesday for the spring leadership conference. Organizers say this year’s event will focus on …

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    31 Mar 14
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Officials with Minnesota’s health insurance exchange say the website and call center are functioning well as the deadline looms for open enrollment. MNsure spokeswoman Jenni Bowring-McDonough said Sunday that …

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    31 Mar 14
  • Heavy snowfall to hit northeast N. Dakota, NW Minn.

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A combination of heavy snowfall and very strong winds is expected to create blizzard conditions in northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. The National Weather Service expects the snow to …

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    31 Mar 14