Minnesota
  • Former Winona YWCA damaged by fire

      WINONA, Minn. (AP) – A gymnastics training facility in downtown Winona has been damaged by fire. Flames could be seen coming from the top of the former YWCA building Thursday at noon. The building …

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    05 Sep 14
  • Still no sign of Minnesota homicide fugitive

      PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – A Minneapolis man accused of fatally shooting his former boyfriend at a gas station last month remains at large after the third day of an intensive manhunt. The search …

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    04 Sep 14
  • MNsure (1)

      ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton is apologizing for the troubled rollout of Minnesota’s online health insurance exchange. Dayton on Wednesday called the initial glitches with MNsure the single biggest disappointment of his …

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    04 Sep 14
  • Minnesota pheasant harvest drops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The number of pheasant hunters in Minnesota plunged last year along with the ringneck harvest. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says only 62,000 pheasant hunters took to the fields …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Rains slow Minnesota small grain harvest

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota’s small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 4.5 days were suitable for fieldwork …

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    26 Aug 14
  • Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A financial planner accused of stealing more than $10 million from his clients had plenty of company when he appeared in court in Minneapolis. Dozens of people who say Sean Meadows …

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    21 Aug 14
  • Minnesota wild rice yields hurt by spring rainfall

      REMER, Minn. (AP) – Experts say spring storms have negatively affected wild rice yields in Minnesota. Rod Ustipak, a wild rice expert for the state Department of Natural Resources, tells Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Record crops predicted; farmers market carefully

      DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year’s corn harvest …

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    13 Aug 14