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  • Flooding washes out Minnesota corn, soybean crops

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Storms have washed out corn and soybean crops in parts of Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop report, 53 percent of Minnesota’s farm fields have surplus topsoil …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Parents seek mental help for teen accused of plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – The parents and lawyer for a Minnesota teen accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates say he’s apparently not getting the mental health treatment he needs. …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Storms lead to excess runoff in Minnesota River

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A state pollution official says the torrential downpours this month have washed nearly a year’s worth of sediment into the Minnesota River and its tributaries. A Minnesota Public Radio report says …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Teen talks of murderous plans in police interview

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – The teenager accused of planning to kill his family and carry out a massacre at the Waseca high school told police no one noticed he was mentally ill and that …

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    25 Jun 14
  • Feds idle charter bus company

      LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Federal regulators have ordered a Twin Cities charter bus company off the road. The order is part of a crackdown on bus crashes by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. …

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    24 Jun 14
  • Small town in southern Minn. remains evacuated

      BLAKELEY, Minn. (AP) – Evacuated residents of a flooded town in southern Minnesota have learned it could be as much as two weeks before they can return to their homes. Electrical and phone service …

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    24 Jun 14
  • 2014 Kraut Kruise to have Alternate Route

    Due to flooding on the Scenic Byway Road, this year’s Sauerkraut Days Classic Car Kraut Kruise will travel on a western route. Leaving Henderson on Sate Highway 19, participants will head west to Sibley Co. …

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    23 Jun 14
  • 2 highway workers hurt in interstate crash

      BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota transportation officials are once again urging motorists to exercise caution in highway work zones after a crash injured two workers, including one critically. The accident happened on Interstate 35 …

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    23 Jun 14