Minnesota News
  • GOP avoids primary for secretary of state's office

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans won’t have a primary for the open secretary of state’s office. Former state Senator John Howe of Red Wing pulled out of the race Thursday, clearing the way …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Minnesota company recalls some cheese, salsa

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. The department says …

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    06 Jun 14
  • Obama orders Minnesota to cut emissions 41 percent

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota is being asked to cut carbon emissions by roughly 41 percent over the next 15 years as part of a nationwide plan to reduce pollution from power plants. President Barack …

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    03 Jun 14
  • Shinseki

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A growing number of Democrats in Minnesota’s congressional delegation are urging Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign. An inspector general’s report released Wednesday found systemic problems in the …

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    29 May 14
  • Ex-church official suggested archbishop resign

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A newly released deposition shows the former top deputy at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis suggested that Archbishop John Nienstedt consider resigning in light of the clergy …

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    29 May 14
  • Minnesota farmers get prime time for corn planting

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – As recently as a week ago, many farmers across southern and central Minnesota were worried about getting their corn planted ahead of a key crop insurance deadline. But they’ve been …

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    27 May 14
  • Bill closes Mississippi lock to slow invasive carp

      WASHINGTON (AP) – A lock in Minneapolis will be closed to prevent invasive carp from spreading upstream thanks to a provision in a massive water projects bill approved by Congress and headed to the …

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    23 May 14
  • Hundreds turn out for ex-football player benefit

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of people have turned out for a benefit for a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player critically injured in a downtown assault. The family of Isaac Kolstad also used …

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    23 May 14