Minnesota News
  • Garth Brooks to return to Target Center in Nov

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Country music superstar Garth Brooks is returning to Minneapolis for his first shows in 16 years. Brooks will perform four concerts in two nights at Target Center on November 14th and 15th. …

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    25 Sep 14
  • VA to investigate whether data was falsified

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs will investigate allegations that the appointment records of a retired Marine were falsified to cover up delays in patient care at the …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Minnesota spring wheat harvest nearly complete

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Dayton directs changes in child protection system

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse. The measure was announced Monday by Gov. Mark …

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    23 Sep 14
  • US to spend $328 million on conservation easements

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $328 million for protecting and restoring farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country. The initiative will buy conservation easements from farmers to help wildlife populations …

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    09 Sep 14
  • General Mills buying mac and cheese maker Annies

      NEW YORK (AP) – Packaged food giant General Mills is buying Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, adding to its natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change. General Mills Inc., …

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    09 Sep 14
  • Sheriff says Goodhue woman parks in road, bites deputy

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Olmsted County authorities have arrested a Goodhue woman who they say parked in the middle of a highway and bit a deputy. Sheriff’s Detective Kirby Long told KTTC-TV Thursday a state …

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    05 Sep 14
  • Former Winona YWCA damaged by fire

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – A gymnastics training facility in downtown Winona has been damaged by fire. Flames could be seen coming from the top of the former YWCA building Thursday at noon. The building …

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    05 Sep 14