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  • Marine from Waseca killed in Afghanistan

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A Marine from the southern Minnesota city of Waseca has died in Afghanistan. Relatives say 20-year-old ¬†was the gunner in the last truck of a convoy that was attacked by …

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    03 Mar 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers who saw colleagues put several hot-button political issues on the statewide ballot in 2012 are now mulling proposals that would make it harder to do that again. Several …

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    03 Mar 14
  • NP HCK

    For the first time the New Prague Trojans Boys Hockey team will play in the Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament. The Trojans Skate past the Mankato West Scarlets 3-2 to capture the Section 1A Championship …

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    27 Feb 14
  • Minimum wage hike advocates rally at Minn. Capitol

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The speaker of the Minnesota House has declared that raising the state’s minimum wage is likely the top priority of Democrats as the new legislative session gets started. House …

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    26 Feb 14
  • Minn. bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The growing popularity of smokeless electronic cigarettes has Minnesota lawmakers weighing whether they should be regulated in similar fashion to traditional tobacco products. Several bills have been introduced to …

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    26 Feb 14
  • Blizzard warning for parts of Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A relentless winter delivers another powerful storm in Minnesota where forecasters are warning of blizzard conditions. Schools in southern Minnesota closed Thursday, including Rochester, Winona and Faribault as heavy snow and strong …

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    20 Feb 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure. A new 30-second TV ad starts airing statewide Tuesday, with …

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    19 Feb 14
  • Minn. House Dems to live week on minimum wage

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As Minnesota’s legislative session draws near, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live …

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    19 Feb 14