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    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is a boon to the regional economy. The service says the refuge generated over $161 …

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    07 Nov 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Xcel Energy is seeking permission to raise Minnesota electricity rates by 4.6 percent next year and 5.6 percent the year after. The increase would bring in about $291 million. The …

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    05 Nov 13
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    Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is reminding voters they can register at the polling place on Election Day today (TUE) in Minnesota. He’s encouraging everyone with races or referendum on the ballot in their community …

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    05 Nov 13
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A group leading the opposition to wolf hunting and trapping in Minnesota will have a special presence at Target Center when the Minnesota Timberwolves host the Orlando Magic in their home opener. …

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    30 Oct 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state of Minnesota has paid a $60,000 settlement in attorneys’ fees to a group of child care workers who blocked a unionization effort for some home-based providers. Attorney Doug …

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    30 Oct 13
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    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Shakopee.  Authorities say officers were dispatched to a house on a report of an armed robbery about 7 p.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived, they …

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    23 Oct 13
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Cool, wet weather has slowed Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests in the past week. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota had only three days suitable for fieldwork last …

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    22 Oct 13
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    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is back on in northern Minnesota next year. Last week race organizers announced they were canceling the event scheduled for January 2014, to re-evaluate interest …

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    22 Oct 13