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  • Midwest business conditions index falls in June

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A nine-state Midwest and Plains economic survey index fell for the second straight month in June. A survey report released Monday for the Mid-America Business Conditions Index says it dropped to …

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    02 Jul 12
  • SUV driver killed after crashing into house

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) – The driver of an SUV was killed early Friday after crashing his vehicle into a house in Blaine. Police say they got a call shortly before 3 a.m. about a suspicious …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Charges in 2000 fatal stabbing in St. Louis County

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of sexually assaulting and fatally stabbing a woman in St. Louis County 12 years ago has been formally charged. A criminal complaint says 41-year-old Joseph Couture assaulted and …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Mud, sand from floods spreading into Lake Superior

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Sand, mud and gravel from last week’s torrential rains in northeastern Minnesota are spreading into western Lake Superior. The lake’s chocolate brown tint is visible in satellite photos from space. Boaters …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Motorists drive tanks at Minnesota action park

    KASOTA, Minn. (AP) – Motorists stuck in traffic may sometimes wish they were driving a tank. A business in southern Minnesota offers them a chance to see what it is like. Drive-a-Tank, near the town …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Minnesota Ballet soaked by flood water

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Ballet is among the many places soaked by flood water in northeastern Minnesota. About 90 percent of the organization’s sets and backdrops were damaged by flooding. The ballet’s storage …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Minnesota exports reach 1st quarter record

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s exports reached a first-quarter record of $4.9 billion, but growth has been slowed by economies in Asia and a European debt crisis. The Department of Employment and Economic Development …

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    29 Jun 12
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    A late morning fire at Northfield based Mom Brand, formerly Malt-o-Meal, causes thousands of dollars in damage. Crews were called to the cereal producer shortly before 10:30 after residue in the air ducts and chimney …

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    28 Jun 12