Minnesota News
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota legislative leaders say they’ll call a special session to finish the state budget after they miss Monday’s midnight deadline to finalize a new spending package. The Legislature scrambled over …

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    23 May 17
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota officials are warning about a rising number of reports of a disease in raccoons that can affect dogs. The Department of Natural Resources says canine distemper cases have been …

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    02 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Workers are striking and immigrant communities are rallying across the Twin Cities for May Day. Several unions and advocacy groups organized demonstrations on Monday for International Workers Day. May Day …

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    02 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s Republican Legislature isn’t backing down from Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto threats as lawmakers finalize their budget offer. The Legislature started piecing together budget bills Monday as legislative leaders prepared …

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    02 May 17
  • KCHK Local News

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A U.S.-Canada trade dispute has spread to Minnesota, where officials say 19 dairy farms are affected. Lucas Sjostrom, (SHOW’-strum), executive director of the Minnesota Milk Producers Association, said Wednesday that 19 Minnesota …

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    20 Apr 17
  • Gov. Mark Dayton to open bass season on Mille Lacs Lake

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton will travel to Mille Lacs (mil-LAX’) Lake for the bass season opener on May 27. With the popular lake’s walleye population struggling, Dayton is going to Mille …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Minnesota House unanimously approves $527M in Legacy funding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota House has voted to distribute $527 million in funding to arts, environmental and cultural heritage projects across the state. Tuesday’s House vote was unanimous. The money comes from …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Dayton official recommends vetoes for budget bills

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton’s top budget official says he’ll recommend the governor veto most of the GOP-controlled Legislature’s budget bills in their current form. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans …

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    06 Apr 17