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    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
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    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
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    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
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    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is challenging school leaders to find ways to lower Minnesota dropout rates, saying a diploma is essential to success in society. Speaking Tuesday to a conference of …

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    07 Aug 13
  • Al Franken

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Senator Al Franken is making several Twin Cities stops where he’ll be talking health care and criminal justice issues. The Democratic senator holds a state Capitol news conference Monday morning …

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    05 Aug 13
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    CLEARWATER, Minn. (AP) – A 50-year-old man and his 5-year-old grandson are dead after being pinned under a tractor in Wright County. According to the county sheriff’s office, deputies received the call Friday at about …

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    05 Aug 13