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  • Timberwolves kick in more $$ for arena renovations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor is kicking another $9-12 million into the Target Center renovation project. The Timberwolves announced the additional funds on Tuesday. The team says the new money …

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    18 Jan 17
  • Dayton announces $350M in federal funds for water quality

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has secured $350 million in federal funding for a voluntary program to pay farmers to protect and improve water quality in southern and western Minnesota, but the state needs to come …

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    18 Jan 17
  • MNsure signups hit record high as premiums spike

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Officials at Minnesota’s state-run insurance exchange say more than 103,000 people signed up for health coverage in the latest enrollment period. MNsure officials say the 103,578 signups set a record …

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    10 Jan 17
  • US Bank Stadium manager says protesters had game tickets

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people who hung from the rafters during a Vikings game and unfurled a banner in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline entered U.S. Bank Stadium with tickets. A statement Tuesday …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Fall fieldwork wraps up across Minnesota as weather allows

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The fall harvest is over in much of Minnesota, but some producers are still hoping to finish out their harvesting and final fieldwork as weather conditions allow. In its final …

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    29 Nov 16
  • Paisley Park to host 2017 celebration of Prince's life

    CHANHASSESN, Minn. (AP) – Prince’s Paisley Park will host a four-day celebration of the “Purple Rain” megastar’s life next year. The event, “Celebration 2017,” will be held April 20-23 during the anniversary of his death. …

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    29 Nov 16
  • Farmers put forth efforts to reduce farmland property taxes

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The amount of farmland property taxes that go toward paying new schools has become a topic of discussion in light of the tight farm economy. The Mankato Free Press reports that …

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    28 Nov 16
  • Archdiocese adds money for abuse victims to bankruptcy plan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse. The archdiocese said in a statement Tuesday the …

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    16 Nov 16