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  • Grad student hurt in U of Minnesota lab explosion

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A graduate student has suffered serious burns in a lab explosion at the University of Minnesota that prompted the building to be evacuated. Minneapolis Fire Department crews were sent to Smith Hall …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Mankato streets flooded

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Flooding in and around Mankato has closed some city streets and area highways. Seven inches of rain late Tuesday and early Wednesday overwhelmed the city’s storm sewer system. About a …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Minnesota farmers catching up on planting

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite widespread rain last week, Minnesota farmers have managed to reach planting levels close to the five-year averages. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, 97 percent of Minnesota’s expected …

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    17 Jun 14
  • Line workers restore power to 106,000

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hundreds of power line workers have restored service to most of the 106,000 Xcel Energy customers who went down in weekend storms. All but a couple hundred customers had power by …

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    16 Jun 14
  • New Shakopee VA clinic holds grand opening

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Monday marks the grand opening of the new Veterans Affairs clinic in Shakopee. U.S. Rep. John Kline is slated to keynote the 9 a.m. program, which includes an open house …

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    16 Jun 14
  • Delbert Huber

      FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – An 83-year-old man imprisoned for killing a Minnesota teacher in 2011 has died. The Minnesota Department of Corrections confirms Delbert Huber died Wednesday night. Huber was being held in the …

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    13 Jun 14
  • Wet conditions delay final Minnesota planting push

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Wet conditions are delaying a final planting push by Minnesota farmers. Ninety-six percent of Minnesota’s expected corn acreage has been planted, which is just 1 percentage point behind the …

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    10 Jun 14
  • 4-year-old falls from 2nd story window

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say a 4-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a fall from a second story window at a home in Waconia. Carver County sheriff’s deputies say a neighbor noticed the …

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    10 Jun 14