Minnesota News
  • 126th St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off Thursday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The 126th St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off Thursday, minus a couple of events because of the lack of snow. A snow sculpture contest at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and …

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    26 Jan 12
  • MN legislative panels to hear wolf hunting bills

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota House and Senate panels will be taking their first looks at plans for the resumption of wolf hunting and trapping. The committees meet Thursday – the day before the …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Dayton to deliver evening State of State in Feb.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton will deliver his second State of the State address on the evening of Feb. 15 in the Minnesota House chamber. Recent practice by governors, including Dayton himself …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Minn. auctioneer championship set in Minnetonka

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) – Some of the top auctioneers in Minnesota and Canada will be sounding their best at the 24th annual Minnesota State Auctioneer Championship. The event takes place Thursday evening at the Marriott …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Tiny Houlton will change with 4-lane bridge

    HOULTON, Wis. (AP) – Growth in a tiny community along the St. Croix River in western Wisconsin is expected to surge when a new $690 million, freeway-style bridge is complete. The project got the backing …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Bachmann says she’ll seek 4th term

    Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’ll seek a fourth term in the U.S. House following her failed presidential bid.

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    26 Jan 12
  • Some school districts opting out of spring break

    MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) – Some Minnesota school districts are scrapping the traditional spring break in favor of some extended weekends. The Monticello School District is dropping the weeklong break in favor of a long weekend …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Board leaning toward sexuality policy change

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The majority of school board members in Minnesota’s largest school district say they’re inclined to support a proposed alternative to a policy governing discussions of sexual orientation in the classroom. The Star …

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    26 Jan 12