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  • Snowstorm could be a record breaker

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A snowstorm of record-breaking proportions is predicted to mess up the Friday morning commute in the Twin Cities. Forecasters say a mix of precipitation is expected to turn over …

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    03 Apr 14
  • 3 rescued from ice on Mississippi River

    BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters scaled a steep embankment in Brainerd to rescue three young men from a floating chunk of ice on the Mississippi River. Fire Chief Kevin Stunek tells the Brainerd Dispatch the …

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    03 Apr 14
  • New Prague Expo

    The New Prague Business and Community Expo was held at the Park Ballroom on Saturday March 29.  People responded favorably to the new early start with a great crowd attending.  Many people stopped by the …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minnesota beef producers reject check-off fee hike

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s beef producers have rejected a proposed increase in the check-off fees they pay for research and promotion. The Minnesota Beef Research and Promotion Council had asked the state to …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Drone bills hit turbulence in Minn. Legislature

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers pressing for restrictions on unmanned aerial devices are already looking to next year to pursue comprehensive drone policy legislation. Supporters of drone restrictions told Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minn. man dies after jacket gets tangled in door

    BAGLEY, Minn. (AP) – A 41-year-old Fosston man died after his jacket became tangled in an automatic door at a northern Minnesota hardwood company. The Star Tribune reports the worker’s jacket snagged on a storage …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minn. couple arrested in Florida for welfare fraud

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota couple who allegedly lived in expensive homes and owned a yacht while taking more than $160,000 in state welfare benefits has been arrested. WCCO-TV reports 62-year-old Colin Chisholm III …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Tornado damages farms in western Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A tornado has damaged at least three farms in rural Minnesota, but no injuries are reported. Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten said in a statement the tornado was reported about 4 …

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    01 Apr 14