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  • State officials shut down Farmington’s hopes for license bureau

    After months of struggles Farmington decides to give up on re-opening the license bureau in City Hall. The center was opened last March but closed after only about a week. The center was permitted to …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Man charged in Minn. teen’s fatal stabbing

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) – A 24-year-old man is now charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside a Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Nelson was charged Tuesday in Chippewa County in the …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Police: Alcohol suspected in death of teen

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Rochester police say alcohol likely played a role in the death of a teen left sleeping in a cold car overnight. Eighteen-year-old Minorum Hong, of Rochester, was found dead about 8 …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Missing MN woman returns safely to SD truck stop

    HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities are investigating abduction claims by a Minnesota woman who went missing from a western South Dakota truck stop and then returned a day later. Fifty-eight-year-old Constance Beyer of Hancock, …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Ag pollution prevention program tested in Minn.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will take the lead in testing a federal program that encourages farmers to reduce agricultural pollution. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson and Gov. …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Lakeville woman and sister on board wrecked ship

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Lakeville woman and her sister had only been aboard the Costa Concordia several hours before they felt the cruise ship hit a bump near a Tuscan island. Ronda Rosenthal met her …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Minnesota company plans to make TVs in Michigan

    CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – A Minnesota electronics company plans to manufacture flat-screen televisions at a plant in suburban Detroit under a partnership with a Michigan-based business. The Detroit Free Press reports Tuesday that Element …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Dayton touts bonding bill as Minn. jobs investment

    Gov. Mark Dayton says the state can help create jobs by issuing $775 milion in bonds for construction projects around the state.

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    17 Jan 12