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  • Minn. farmer cited after 22 dairy cows found dead

    RACINE, Minn. (AP) – Mower County authorities say 22 dairy cows have been found dead in a barn of apparent starvation, and a farmer has been cited. Mower County Attorney Kristen Nelsen says the animals …

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    17 Mar 14
  • Minnesota delegation cooks up bipartisan contest

      WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It’s her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, the Minnesota Congresswoman’s best effort …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Supervalu works with farmers to end pig pen use

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – One of the country’s largest grocery companies is joining others who are pressuring pork suppliers to stop using restrictive gestation crates for their pigs. Supervalu says it will require …

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    13 Mar 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The board of Minnesota’s new health insurance marketplace has approved a preliminary budget for 2015 that doesn’t seek new federal or state money. MNsure Interim CEO Scott Leitz says …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Father of toddler high on meth charged

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A St. Paul father is facing criminal charges after his 2-year-old son was found to be high on methamphetamine. A criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court Tuesday …

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    12 Mar 14
  • Prosecutors decline to charge Minn. archbishop

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say Archbishop John Nienstedt will not face criminal charges in an incident in which he was accused of inappropriately touching a boy during a public photo shoot. The Ramsey County …

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    12 Mar 14
  • Gov. Dayton says still time for medical pot deal

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says there’s still time in the legislative session to negotiate an agreement on medical marijuana. Dayton’s statement comes after Hibbing Democrat Carly Melin postponed a …

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    12 Mar 14
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Revised legislation that protects students against bullies has the support of a key Senate committee in Minnesota. The anti-bullying bill packed a Senate Education Committee Tuesday during a five-hour hearing. …

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    12 Mar 14