Minnesota News
  • apple harvest

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – It looks like a good year to be an apple lover in Minnesota. Apple growers tell Minnesota Public Radio News they’re looking forward to an exceptional harvest. It would be welcome …

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    17 Sep 13
  • top soil

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s topsoil moisture has improved, thanks to recent rain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says an average of 0.95 inch of rain fell statewide last week. Central Minnesota received the …

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    17 Sep 13
  • mnsoybean

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has launched a new website to showcase cutting-edge research. The council says Mnsoybeanresearch.com features the latest in checkoff-funded research to provide Minnesota farmers with …

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    21 Aug 13
  • beef-main

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. The state’s beef checkoff has …

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    21 Aug 13
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    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – Craig Will has deal with plenty of unhappy customers since a new state tax on farm equipment repairs took effect July 1. Will works at Midwest Machinery in Sauk Rapids, …

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    19 Aug 13
  • paul-bunyan-04

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Lumberjack Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox have been unveiled as the new faces of MNsure, Minnesota’s new online health insurance marketplace. The state is contracting with BBDO Proximity …

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    19 Aug 13
  • MN Veterans

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota homeless and underserved veterans can get free access to all kinds of free services at a Fort Snelling event. The nonprofit charity Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans holds the …

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    07 Aug 13
  • farm-bill2

    REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) – The Farmfest forum was billed as “finding the endgame to a farm bill. But U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz say they can’t see a clear path forward for …

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    07 Aug 13