Minnesota News
  • Minnesota flood damage costs continue to climb

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Damage estimates from widespread flooding in Minnesota have continued to rise. Minnesota’s deputy director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Joe Kelly, says last month’s excessive rainfall led to a unique disaster. …

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    17 Jul 14
  • $10K reward offered in fatal Minnesota shooting

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to whoever fatally shot a 21-year-old man outside a Mankato ballroom three months ago. Poth Acouth, of Omaha, Nebraska, was shot about …

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    17 Jul 14
  • Chris Kluwes lawyer threatens to sue Vikings

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Chris Kluwe’s lawyer says the former Minnesota Vikings punter intends to sue the team over his allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach. Attorney Clayton Halunen says they’ll seek a copy …

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    16 Jul 14
  • Most Minnesota crop conditions improve

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Most Minnesota crops conditions showed improvement during the past week. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only potato and hay crop conditions in Minnesota showed a slight decline. …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Feds release money to fix flooded Minnesota roads

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The federal government has released $4.25 million to help repair flood-damaged roads in Minnesota. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that the emergency relief funds would be available immediately …

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    11 Jul 14
  • DNR Violations up for aquatic invasives

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says too many boaters are breaking state laws intended to make it harder for invasive species to spread in lakes and rivers. The DNR says …

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    10 Jul 14
  • Flood damage tally for Minnesota $32M but rising

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Damage assessments start in 4 Minnesota counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Teams from the state and federal emergency management offices are headed to four Minnesota counties to start adding up the damage from recent storms and flash flooding. The surveys …

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    01 Jul 14