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  • Dayton to put minimum wage boost into law

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is capping a push to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage with a ceremony to sign the bill doing just that. Dayton planned to turn the bill into …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Spring snow slows travel

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – It’s a slippery drive to work in southeastern Minnesota. Light snow, with accumulations of up to 4 inches, is reported in Winona, Preston and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation …

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    14 Apr 14
  • 1st ice-out declared in 6 Minnesota lakes

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – In a true sign of spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has declared official ice-out dates for six lakes in the state. All six lakes are shallow bodies of water …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Nineteen people

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nineteen people were arrested after crowds flowed into the streets following the Gophers’ NCAA hockey title game loss. Only a handful of people were booked into jail on various charges, and …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Dayton approves tougher anti-bullying law

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – An anti-bullying law that replaces one some found too weak is now in place. Governor Mark Dayton used an outdoor ceremony Wednesday to sign a bill toughening Minnesota’s stand …

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    10 Apr 14
  • Bodies of man, woman found in Carver County home

      WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Minimum wage bill vaults Minn. far up pay scale

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The bill ushering in one of the nation’s highest minimum wages is hitting the Minnesota Senate floor and could reach Gov. Mark Dayton by week’s end. It would push …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Snow delays beginning of Minnesota fieldwork

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The persistent snow is delaying the beginning of fieldwork on farms across Minnesota. In its first weekly crop progress and condition report of the season for Minnesota, the U.S. Department …

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    08 Apr 14