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  • Scott County Historical Society awarded 2 Grants

    The Scott County Historical Society has been awarded 2 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grants. One, for $10,000, will be used to conduct research for a series of guided biking and walking tours. Information …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Rice County employee responsible for shop fire, suspended

    The Rice County employee involved in a fire at the County Highway Department Shop on December 20, 2014 has been suspended for 2 weeks without pay. Mechanic Matthew LaCanne and his brother were attempting to …

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    21 Jan 15
  • 4 Minnesota men charged with illegal deer poaching

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Four Minnesota men have been charged with illegal deer poaching following a five-year investigation by state conservation officials. The Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it seized dozens of …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Former Gophers quarterback enters plea in fight case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that left a former Mankato football player with a serious brain injury. Nelson pleaded …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Republican senators want to phase out Social Security tax

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Senate Republicans want to ditch Minnesota’s tax on Social Security checks. Minnesota is one of just seven states that apply an income tax to Social Security. Seniors who make less …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say a problem with the MNsure system has prevented about 7,500 people from enrolling in public health insurance programs. The Minnesota Department of Human Services expects to …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15