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  • Mystic Lake - Canterbury

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — The Canterbury Park horse race track has agreed to drop its long pursuit of slot machines in exchange for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community paying the track $75 million to fatten …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Dianne's

    LE CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A new dress code at a company in Le Center prompted some Somali workers to walk off the job because it conflicts with their religious beliefs. The new policy at …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Device to purify water led to terminal evacuation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The object that prompted an evacuation of Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport turned out to be a device used for water purification. Airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski says Monday that …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Crystal Sugar, union returning to bargaining table

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. are in the middle of a 200-mile trek to the negotiating table, but the company says it could be a long walk for …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Kayakers stranded on Mississippi island

    SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Two kayakers swept up in the fast-moving Mississippi River were rescued after they became stranded on an island. Stearns County sheriff’s officials say a bicyclist on a trail in the …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Length of unemployment benefits to decrease

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The maximum length of extended unemployment benefits for jobless workers in Minnesota is going to decrease from 60 weeks to 46 weeks later this month. Minnesota Public Radio News reports …

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    05 Jun 12
  • 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