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  • Minnesota bans anti-bacterial chemical from soaps

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – It’s widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton recently signed a bill to make Minnesota the first …

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    20 May 14
  • Despite rain, Minnesota farmers make corn progress

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers have been able to make gains planting corn, despite continued wet and cool weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 20 percent of Minnesota’s …

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    20 May 14
  • Cass Lake man charged in collision that killed 2

      WALKER, Minn. (AP) – A Cass Lake man is due in court this month on charges that he caused a drunken head-on collision that killed two people. A Brainerd Dispatch report says 27-year-old Michael …

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    19 May 14
  • Mille Lacs bass offer alternative to walleyes

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – While fisheries managers try to restore the struggling walleye population on Mille Lacs Minnesota’s statewide bass season opens next Saturday. But it’s already open on Mille Lacs, where the state liberalized its …

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    19 May 14
  • Jerry Kill

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is starting a fund to help children with epilepsy. Kill and his wife, Rebecca, donated $100,000 to start the “Chasing Dreams” fund through the Epilepsy Foundation of …

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    16 May 14
  • Apparently human bones found in Lakeville park

      LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Lakeville police are investigating the discovery of apparently human bones in a park. Police were called to Ritter Farm Park just after 2 p.m. Thursday. Police believe the bones have …

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    16 May 14
  • Minnesota House passes synthetic drugs bill

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A measure aimed at synthetic drugs appears to be cruising toward final passage in the Legislature. The House on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that bans inhaled or ingested …

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    15 May 14
  • Second man charged in Mankato fight makes bail

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of punching a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player in the head and knocking him to the ground is free on bail. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley, of …

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    15 May 14