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  • 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
  • Family: No word on Minn. couple missing on cruise

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The family of a Minnesota couple missing after a cruise ship capsized off the coast of Italy say they have received no word on the couple. The death toll from the Costa …

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    17 Jan 12
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    On Friday Scott County Attorney’s office charged Jose De Jesus Ortega-Mora, 29, with first degree sale of drugs after he admitted to police that he had resided at a drug safe house in Shakopee at …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Snowmobiler dies in Wisconsin, 6-year-old hurt

    SHELL LAKE, Wis. (AP) – A 24-year-old snowmobiler died when he ran into a barbed-wire fence and trees in northwestern Wisconsin’s Washburn County. The Star Tribune reports Ryan Anderson of Sarona died Sunday in an …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Republican Caucus names Sviggum executive assistant

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem announced Sviggum’s appointment on Monday. Senjem …

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    17 Jan 12