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  • Minnesotans march in solidarity after Paris attacks

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hundreds of people marched from a French-language school and culture center in Minneapolis to a local church to show solidarity with France. Sunday’s march happened two days after attacks left more than …

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    16 Nov 15
  • Minnesota hunters register over 68K deer at start of season

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota hunters registered over 68,400 deer on the first three days of the state’s firearms deer season. The Department of Natural Resources says that’s up over 6 percent from the …

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    11 Nov 15
  • Minnesota farmers poised for record corn, soybean crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – With Minnesota’s fall harvest nearly over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has boosted forecasts for what were already expected to be record corn and soybean crops. Tuesday’s update estimates Minnesota’s …

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    11 Nov 15
  • Minnesota hunter shot, wounded on opening day of deer season

    HOLLOWAY, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in western Minnesota say a hunter was accidentally shot and wounded on the opening day of the state’s firearms deer season. The Swift County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Robert Schlieman …

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    09 Nov 15
  • Police identify man killed in Maplewood home invasion

    MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified a 31-year-old Maplewood man who was killed in an apparent home invasion. Maplewood police believe a male suspect who knew Justin Niles Wright broke into his home shortly …

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    09 Nov 15
  • Target closing 13 stores nationwide citing falling profits

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Target plans to close 13 stores nationwide, including one in New Ulm and two others in Milwaukee and Superior, Wisconsin. The Minneapolis-based retailer plans to close the stores on January 30th. The …

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    05 Nov 15
  • Xcel Energy seeks electric rate hike in Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy Inc. is asking for a 9.8 percent electric rate hike in Minnesota that would be phased in over three years. The Minneapolis-based utility filed the rate case Monday. By …

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    03 Nov 15
  • Farmer corn trade lawsuits against Syngenta reach 2,000

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – About 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled their cases have merit and will move …

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    03 Nov 15