Minnesota News
  • MPCA board to hear wild rice study update

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Citizens Board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hears an update Tuesday on a major study on a water quality standard meant to protect wild rice. Shannon Lotthammer, …

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    26 Nov 12
  • Woman rescued from Nowthen house fire dies

    NOWTHEN, Minn. (AP) – A 64-year-old woman rescued from a Nowthen house fire two months ago has died. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office, Diann Evans died Saturday from complications of the fire. …

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    26 Nov 12
  • 17 wolves taken so far in late Minn. wolf season

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota hunters killed at least 17 wolves during the opening weekend of the late wolf season, where trappers had their first chance at the animals. According to the Department of Natural …

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    26 Nov 12
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health is now tracking concussions at 42 high schools. The information will give Minnesota medical professionals a better sense of concussion recovery for high school athletes. As the …

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    17 Oct 12
  • Authorities hope DNA evidence will crack 1987 case

    ANOKA, Minn. (AP) – The Anoka County sheriff’s department is hoping new DNA evidence will help crack a cold case that’s nearly 25 years old. Armonjean Mason’s body was found along a road in Columbus …

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    24 Jul 12
  • Drought-stricken farmers buy up Minnesota hay

    COKATO, Minn. (AP) – As a record drought parches the nation’s midsection, ranchers are turning to Minnesota for hay to feed their cattle. Harlan Anderson, who grows 800 acres of hay near Cokato, tells KARE-TV …

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    24 Jul 12
  • $4 million children’s museum planned for Mankato

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is planning to build a permanent site in Mankato. Since the museum organized in 2006, it’s had three temporary sites. Executive director Peter Olson says …

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    24 Jul 12
  • 12-year-old rescued from Lake Superior break wall

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A 12-year-old girl clinging to a break wall in Lake Superior was rescued after she and two friends went for a swim in 4-foot waves. Strong northeast winds and the risk …

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    19 Jul 12