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  • DNR approves emergency feeding of deer2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Extreme cold and deep snow this winter has led Minnesota conservation officials to reverse course and approve deer feeding in northern Minnesota. It will be the first time the Department …

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    13 Feb 14
  • Frack sand protesters convicted of trespassing

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – A jury has convicted 20 people of trespassing during a protest against frack sand mining in Winona. Jurors deliberated three hours Thursday before convicting the protesters after a four-day trial in …

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    07 Feb 14
  • Xcel sues GE over turbine failure

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Xcel Energy Inc. and other plaintiffs are suing General Electric Company, claiming it hid a defect in a turbine that broke down at one of its plants and led to millions in …

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    07 Feb 14
  • Farmers encouraged to sell excess propane

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s agriculture commissioner and propane industry officials are encouraging state farmers with a surplus of the fuel to sell it back to suppliers. Commissioner Dave Frederickson says farmers could …

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    05 Feb 14
  • Researchers to collar 52 adult moose in NE Minn.

    The radio collars use GPS to transmit alerts when a moose dies. Biologists then try to rush to the carcass within 24 hours before it decomposes or scavengers destroy the evidence. Michelle Carstensen of the …

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    04 Feb 14
  • January economic survey suggests growth in Midwest

      OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue growing in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead. The monthly Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to …

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    03 Feb 14
  • Target says hackers stole credentials from vendor

      MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) – Target says investigators have found that hackers stole credentials from a vendor to access the retailer’s systems and pilfer about 40 million debit and credit card numbers as well as …

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    30 Jan 14
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say 14 people who managed the troubled MNsure online health insurance exchange were paid bonuses of more than $26,000 just after its launch. Software problems plagued the …

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    30 Jan 14