Minnesota News
  • Republican senators want to phase out Social Security tax

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Senate Republicans want to ditch Minnesota’s tax on Social Security checks. Minnesota is one of just seven states that apply an income tax to Social Security. Seniors who make less …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say a problem with the MNsure system has prevented about 7,500 people from enrolling in public health insurance programs. The Minnesota Department of Human Services expects to …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Cold air surges into Minnesota; ski area closes

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesotans are in for a spell of brutally cold weather in the first full week of 2015. The National Weather Service says temperatures fell below zero in northern, central and western …

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    05 Jan 15
  • Minnesota tax filing season opens Jan. 20

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Revenue says taxpayers can start filing their Minnesota tax forms on Jan. 20. That’s the same day that the IRS says taxpayers can start filing their …

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    05 Jan 15
  • Trial set in fatal Minnesota gas station shooting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Attorneys have failed to reach a plea deal for a Minneapolis man accused of fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend at a gas station and then becoming the subject of a monthlong …

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    16 Dec 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is moving the deadline to get coverage for the New Year back five days to Dec. 20. MNsure officials said Monday they pushed back the …

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    16 Dec 14