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  • Father, son discover part of human skull on St. Paul hike

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – St. Paul police say a father and son have discovered part of a human skull as they hiked through Battle Creek Regional Park. The discovery happened Friday morning. The …

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    29 Mar 16
  • New program connects Minnesota's retiring, beginning farmers

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – A new program by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture seeks to build connections between farmers who are ready to get out of the business and those who want to get …

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    28 Mar 16
  • Klobuchar, Emmer Lifting trade embargo good for Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer say Minnesota stands to benefit from lifting a trade embargo with Cuba. Klobuchar, a Democrat, and the Republican Emmer are two …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Mille Lacs Lake to be catch-and-release for walleye anglers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walleye angling on Mille Lacs Lake will be catch-and-release only during the upcoming fishing season. The Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that walleye anglers may use only artificial bait on the …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Fugitive teen from Minnesota facility caught in Sioux Falls

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 17-year-old boy who escaped from a juvenile facility in Minnesota was caught across the South Dakota border in Sioux Falls after allegedly stealing a car. Police say the boy …

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    21 Mar 16
  • Batch of heroin suspected in 7 overdose deaths in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State public safety officials say a batch of heroin possibly laced with other narcotics has apparently caused at least seven overdose deaths in Minnesota in recent weeks. Investigators believe the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • Lawmaker 'Aid in dying' bill gives patients alternative

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature would allow terminally ill patients with only six months to live to be prescribed life-ending medication. A state Senate committee took up the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • Dayton set to unveil his wish list for spending, tax relief

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his wish list for the year. The Democratic governor was expected to unveil his budget proposal for 2016 on Tuesday morning. He’s …

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    15 Mar 16