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  • 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
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    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – The Dakota County sheriff’s office is asking the public for help in identifying the body of a woman found over the weekend. The body was found Saturday evening around 5:30 p.m. …

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    08 Apr 14
  • Hamms Brewery

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The former Hamm’s brewery complex in east St. Paul has been transformed into an urban farm, the home to thousands of tilapia and racks of leafy green vegetables. A …

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    07 Apr 14
  • Lawmakers may have deal to hike minimum wage

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota legislative leaders appear to have reached a deal to raise the state’s minimum wage. No details have been announced, but top lawmakers called a news conference for Monday …

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    07 Apr 14
  • Snowstorm could be a record breaker

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A snowstorm of record-breaking proportions is predicted to mess up the Friday morning commute in the Twin Cities. Forecasters say a mix of precipitation is expected to turn over …

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    03 Apr 14
  • 3 rescued from ice on Mississippi River

    BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters scaled a steep embankment in Brainerd to rescue three young men from a floating chunk of ice on the Mississippi River. Fire Chief Kevin Stunek tells the Brainerd Dispatch the …

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    03 Apr 14
  • New Prague Expo

    The New Prague Business and Community Expo was held at the Park Ballroom on Saturday March 29.  People responded favorably to the new early start with a great crowd attending.  Many people stopped by the …

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    02 Apr 14