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  • groundhog-day-winner

    Marian Paroutka of New Prague was the lucky winner of a Ground Hog at KCHK 1350 AM on Thursday February 2nd in celebration of Ground Hogs Day. Marian wasn’t quite sure what she would do …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Man arrested in Minn. attempted abduction

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – A man is jailed on suspicion he tried to abduct a girl on her way to school in Brooklyn Park. Police say a student approached a school resource officer at …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. Senate leader: no complaint in Koch matter

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – New Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he doesn’t plan to file an ethics complaint against Sen. Amy Koch or other senators in connection with events leading up to Koch’s …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. deer harvest declines in 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The state Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota’s deer harvest declined 7 percent in 2011. The DNR cites lower deer populations and a windy first weekend of the firearms season. …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Some new, some familiar ideas top Minn. GOP agenda

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Republicans are striking some familiar themes for reshaping state government – and adding a few new ones to push in a legislative session that begins next week. Leaders of …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Sviggum insists new job vetted by U of Minn. brass

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum says he consulted with the board chairwoman and a school lawyer to go over conflict of interest rules before he accepted a high-paid position …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Lawsuit: Debt collector broke patient privacy laws

    Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson sued a debt collection agency on Thursday, saying it failed to protect the confidentiality of health care records for thousands of state residents and did not reveal the extent of its involvement in their health care.

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. unemployment rate continues to drop in Dec.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s unemployment rate continued to move downward in December to a rate of 5.7 percent. State officials say it’s now lower than at any time since the September 2008 financial …

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    19 Jan 12