Minnesota News
  • Duluth expanding oversight of vacation rentals

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Duluth is expanding its oversight of the growing market for vacation rentals. The city on Lake Superior has begun requiring homeowners to apply for permits if they want to rent out …

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    25 Mar 13
  • Mayo Clinic’s medical records database growing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Mayo Clinic’s treasure trove of medical records is getting even bigger. Since 1966, Mayo has collected as many records as possible from Olmsted County and used them to generate …

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    25 Mar 13
  • DFLers tout budget plans during legislative break

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Spring break starts today for Minnesota’s House and Senate. The state Legislature typically takes the week off leading up to Easter Sunday. It’s a chance for lawmakers to spend time …

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    25 Mar 13
  • Brawl in Beltrami County leaves 1 dead, 2 hurt

    TEN LAKES TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials in northern Minnesota say a large brawl fueled by alcohol has left one man dead and two other people with serious injuries. Beltrami County deputies and Leech …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Mpls to turn out lights for ‘Earth Hour’ Saturday

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Some Minnesota cities will turn off the lights Saturday for “Earth Hour.” The City of Minneapolis will turn off all non-essential electricity in major municipal buildings from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. In …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Dayton’s snowbird tax causes some heartburn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan for an income tax on snowbirds is generating heat from people who say it could wind up driving out long-term visitors. Only people who live in …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Lawmaker seeks to preserve MN-ND hockey rivalry

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota lawmaker wants to make sure the Minnesota-North Dakota men’s college hockey rivalry continues after the Gophers leave the WCHA. Representative Ryan Winkler, a Democrat from Golden Valley, introduced …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Nolan: More time needed to meet air standards

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Representative Rick Nolan says Minnesota taconite producers need more time to meet certain air quality standards. Nolan says he’s telling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency the companies need up …

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    22 Mar 13