Minnesota News
  • Baby’s cries help family get out of burning home

    EMMONS, Minn. (AP) — An Emmons mother says her 10-month-old baby is a hero because her cries alerted the family that the house was on fire. Samantha Meeks says if it weren’t for Khalette Meeks-Radke, …

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    11 May 12
  • Vikings, U of Minn. agree on TCF Bank Stadium use

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium. The letter of intent provides …

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    11 May 12
  • Minn. Senate vote clears Vikings for new stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a plan to build the Minnesota Vikings a new home cleared its final hurdle Thursday in the state Senate, the team executive who spent much of the past decade …

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    11 May 12
  • USDA projects record corn crop, fall in prices

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects a record corn crop this year, topping the previous high by 11 percent. That could be good news for livestock producers relying on corn …

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    11 May 12
  • Adult-themed store shut down in East Grand Forks

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – An adult-themed store that was blocked from opening in Grand Forks has now been shut down in neighboring East Grand Forks, Minn. City Administrator Scott Huizenga says some of the …

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    10 May 12
  • Mother expected to accept late son’s degree

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The mother of Minnesota Gophers football player Gary Tinsley is expected to accept her late son’s bachelor’s degree Thursday. The starting linebacker was found unresponsive in his dorm April 6 by his …

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    10 May 12
  • Study finds homelessness on reservations persists

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new study finds that despite housing improvements on Minnesota’s Indian reservations, homelessness still persists. Researchers with the nonprofit health and human services organization Amherst H. Wilder Foundation visited eight …

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    10 May 12
  • Fishing Opener

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Waconia is set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and …

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    10 May 12