Minnesota News
  • Minnesota farmers progress on small-grain harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Dry weather over the past week has allowed Minnesota farmers to make steady progress on the small -grain harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its weekly crop progress …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Emergency haying, grazing approved in 7 counties

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Farmers in seven Minnesota counties have been cleared for emergency haying and grazing on acres enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program. The federal Farm Service Agency says excessive rain has …

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    12 Aug 14
  • Minnesota nets $5 million to fix flood-hit roads

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Another $5 million in federal assistance is bound for Minnesota to help repair roads and bridges damaged by severe flooding in June. Governor Mark Dayton’s administration said Thursday that …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Dayton says 6 Minnesota governor debates sufficient

      MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says gubernatorial debates should focus on other candidates until voters in next week’s primary choose a Republican to run against him. The Democratic incumbent spoke about …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Minnesota officials consider high-speed rail

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota officials are holding public meetings on a proposed high-speed train linking Rochester to the Twin Cities. Transportation planners from state and federal departments are evaluating possibilities for the Zip …

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    30 Jul 14
  • No rain lets Minnesota farmers get field work done

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers were able to get a lot of field work done last week, thanks to the lack of rain. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there were 6.2 …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Obama declares disaster in flooded Minn. counties

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. June and July storms hit more than 50 …

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    22 Jul 14
  • Minnesota man loses 2 relatives in airliner crash

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota family is mourning relatives who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Drew Ryder, of Willmar, says the 298 victims included his …

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    21 Jul 14