Minnesota News
  • Minn. Stars are winning, but future is cloudy

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s pro soccer team is winning on the field and surviving financially. So why aren’t the Stars and their fans happier? It has to do with the deal to build a …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Device to purify water led to terminal evacuation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The object that prompted an evacuation of Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport turned out to be a device used for water purification. Airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski says Monday that …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Crystal Sugar, union returning to bargaining table

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. are in the middle of a 200-mile trek to the negotiating table, but the company says it could be a long walk for …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Kayakers stranded on Mississippi island

    SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Two kayakers swept up in the fast-moving Mississippi River were rescued after they became stranded on an island. Stearns County sheriff’s officials say a bicyclist on a trail in the …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Length of unemployment benefits to decrease

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The maximum length of extended unemployment benefits for jobless workers in Minnesota is going to decrease from 60 weeks to 46 weeks later this month. Minnesota Public Radio News reports …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Filing deadline for seeking Minn. office arrives

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The window for candidates to get on Minnesota’s 2012 election ballot is closing fast. A flurry of filing came a day ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to formally register a candidacy …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Forest tent caterpillars busting out in Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forest tent caterpillars are busting out in Minnesota but experts say this year’s defoliation is not yet “the big one.” Department of Natural Resources forest health specialist Jana Albers says it’s leading …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Soybeans in generally good condition statewide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Soybeans across the state are in generally good condition, according to the first soybean condition ratings of the year. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department …

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    05 Jun 12