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  • 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
  • Court asked considering murder attempt charge in school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have asked a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court held a hearing …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Cold air surges into Minnesota; ski area closes

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesotans are in for a spell of brutally cold weather in the first full week of 2015. The National Weather Service says temperatures fell below zero in northern, central and western …

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    05 Jan 15
  • Minnesota tax filing season opens Jan. 20

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Revenue says taxpayers can start filing their Minnesota tax forms on Jan. 20. That’s the same day that the IRS says taxpayers can start filing their …

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    05 Jan 15