Minnesota News
  • Higher education budgets target tuition costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Legislature is focusing nearly $3 billion in higher education funding on keeping college costs as low as possible. The House and Senate budget bills unveiled Monday would send more …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Minnesota farmers getting off to slow start

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers are getting off to a slow start because of the persistent winter. It its first weekly crops and weather report of the …

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    09 Apr 13
  • U of Minn. general counsel Rotenberg leaving

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Longtime University of Minnesota general counsel Mark Rotenberg has resigned to become vice president and general counsel of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The University of Minnesota announced Rotenberg’s resignation Monday. He …

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    09 Apr 13
  • 3 dead, 5 hurt in I-94 crash in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed and five injured in a crash on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis. Lieutenant Eric Roeske says the three-vehicle crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Bill would fund evaluations for Minn. teachers

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Lawmakers will discuss legislation this week that would help schools pay for evaluations of teachers. Legislation passed in 2010 requires that teachers be evaluated on their classroom performance, and on …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Day care in Cold Spring in middle of tax debate

    COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) – A licensed child care center in Cold Spring could face forfeiture if a four-year tax debate with Stearns County officials isn’t resolved. Dei Spring Academy is a day care center …

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    08 Apr 13
  • University suspends donor talks amid Sanford deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – At a public hearing on a proposal that would give a South Dakota-based company control over Fairview Health Services, the University of Minnesota announced it would suspend talks with donors …

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    08 Apr 13
  • City officials help brew up craft beer growth

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Have a beer, help the economy? That seems to be the idea in some cities that have rushed to embrace craft brewers. The craft brewing scene is bubbling over in …

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    08 Apr 13