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  • Losses expected for Minnesota corn farmers with prices down

      ST. JAMES, Minn. (AP) – Most Minnesota corn farmers are expected to lose money this year as prices for the cash crop have sunk. Bushels of corn went for as high as $8 apiece …

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    11 Feb 15
  • February is deadly month on Minnesota roads

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State public safety officials say it’s been a deadly start to the month on Minnesota roads. The Department of Public Safety says 13 people have died since February 1. Seven …

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    11 Feb 15
  • Bill would cut farmers' property taxes

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rural lawmakers are aiming to cut farmers’ property tax bills for construction projects. A group of legislators from greater Minnesota says farmers pay $10 for every $1 city residents pay …

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    06 Feb 15
  • cst 31438 Byerlys St. Louis Park

      ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a man believed to be the 41-year-old suspect involved in a shootout with St. Louis Park police was found dead inside a home in Jordan. According …

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    04 Feb 15
  • Warm weather forces ice fishing contest cancellation

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Mild January weather has forced the cancellation of an annual ice fishing contest that raises money for Minnesota State, Mankato athletic scholarships. The Humminbird Big Bobber Ice Fishing Contest was …

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    27 Jan 15
  • Peijan Hodges

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 22-year-old Farmington man has admitted to sexually assaulting two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday that Peijan Hodges has pleaded guilty to …

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    27 Jan 15
  • Austin man found dead in ice shanty on Clear Lake

    An ice fisherman has been found dead in his shanty on Clear Lake in Waseca, and authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame. KTOE reports that authorities say 41-year-old William Blom of Austin was …

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    23 Jan 15
  • 2 Escape from Rice County Jail Annex Wednesday Morning

    Two 18 year olds, one from Northfield and the other from Faribault escaped from the Rice County Jail Annex early yesterday morning. They got out through a window and climbed a fence outside the building …

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    22 Jan 15