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  • Filing deadline for seeking Minn. office arrives

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The window for candidates to get on Minnesota’s 2012 election ballot is closing fast. A flurry of filing came a day ahead of Tuesday’s deadline to formally register a candidacy …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Forest tent caterpillars busting out in Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forest tent caterpillars are busting out in Minnesota but experts say this year’s defoliation is not yet “the big one.” Department of Natural Resources forest health specialist Jana Albers says it’s leading …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Soybeans in generally good condition statewide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Soybeans across the state are in generally good condition, according to the first soybean condition ratings of the year. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department …

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    05 Jun 12
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    A 16-year-old driver was injured after rear-ending a school bus Monday afternoon near Cedar Lake Regional Park north of New Prague. A Scott County official said the crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. near the …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Police use Taser on teen in Apple Valley riot

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police in Apple Valley say they had to subdue a 15-year-old boy with a Taser, as they tried to control a fight involving dozens of people. The incident happened Friday …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Car hits restaurant patio in St. Paul, injures 2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Two women are injured after a woman plowed her car backward into an outdoor patio of a St. Paul restaurant. St. Paul police Cmdr. Todd Axtell says the 74-year-old driver …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Operations resume at Terminal 2 after evacuation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Passengers are being allowed back into Terminal Two at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after a suspicious package prompted an evacuation. Airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski says officials with the Transportation Security Administration …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Minn. Democrats in bind over medical device tax

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Democrats in Minnesota’s congressional delegation are in a bind over a bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen to eliminate a tax on medical devices like those made by Medtronic …

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    04 Jun 12