Minnesota News
  • DNR Violations up for aquatic invasives

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says too many boaters are breaking state laws intended to make it harder for invasive species to spread in lakes and rivers. The DNR says …

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    10 Jul 14
  • Flood damage tally for Minnesota $32M but rising

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Damage assessments start in 4 Minnesota counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Teams from the state and federal emergency management offices are headed to four Minnesota counties to start adding up the damage from recent storms and flash flooding. The surveys …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Parents seek mental help for teen accused of plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – The parents and lawyer for a Minnesota teen accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates say he’s apparently not getting the mental health treatment he needs. …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Storms lead to excess runoff in Minnesota River

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A state pollution official says the torrential downpours this month have washed nearly a year’s worth of sediment into the Minnesota River and its tributaries. A Minnesota Public Radio report says …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Mississippi above flood stage in Wabasha, Winona

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Mississippi River is above flood stage in some southeastern Minnesota communities. The river is about a foot over flood stage Monday in Wabasha which is experiencing some minor …

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    23 Jun 14
  • Church

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has restricted the ministry of a priest who has been on a leave of absence during a review of clergy files. Archbishop John Nienstedt says …

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    23 Jun 14
  • Top Minnesota officials to survey flood damage

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota elected officials are headed out to gauge damage from widespread flooding caused by sustained, heavy rains. Gov. Mark Dayton planned to join Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al …

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    20 Jun 14