Minnesota News
  • Court sides with Winona Co. on frack sand mine

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals has turned back a challenge to Winona County newest frack sand mine. Twelve residents challenged the county board’s approval for a condition use permit for …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Line workers restore power to 106,000

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hundreds of power line workers have restored service to most of the 106,000 Xcel Energy customers who went down in weekend storms. All but a couple hundred customers had power by …

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    16 Jun 14
  • Man, 80, rescued from SE Minnesota grain bin

      LEWISTON, Minn. (AP) – An 80-year-old man has survived being trapped for several hours in a corn bin in southeastern Minnesota. Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand tells KAGE-AM rescuers pulled John Daley from the …

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    13 Jun 14
  • health-insurance

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – University of Minnesota researchers say the federal health overhaul has helped cut the number of uninsured people in the state by about 40 percent. It’s the first major assessment of the …

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    11 Jun 14
  • Super Bowl organizers on defensive over NFL asks

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A published report detailing perks the National Football League requests of cities bidding for the Super Bowl has organizers of the 2018 Minnesota game on the defensive. The Minnesota bid committee …

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    10 Jun 14
  • Wet conditions delay final Minnesota planting push

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wet conditions are delaying a final planting push by Minnesota farmers. Ninety-six percent of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has been planted, which is just 1 percentage point behind the …

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    10 Jun 14
  • Minnesota launches work zone safety campaign

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is launching a statewide campaign asking motorists to hang up their phones and pay attention in work zones. The campaign starts Monday and will continue through the construction …

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    09 Jun 14
  • Minnesota food stamp demand remains high

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Even though the state’s economy is recovering, more than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on food stamps. That’s more than double the number 10 years ago. Michelle Ness, executive director of …

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    09 Jun 14