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  • OSHA cites Jennie-O Turkey Store

    BARRON, Wis. (AP) – The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has accused Jennie-O Turkey Store of 11 safety violations at its Barron plant in connection with an accident last July. An employee’s arm was …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Apellate court revives gay marriage lawsuit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit that challenged the state’s ban on gay marriage. The appellate court ruled Monday in a case brought by several same-sex couples against Hennepin …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Walz raises $210,000 for re-election fight

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Rep. Tim Walz says he raised almost $211,000 in the fourth quarter as he prepares to run for a fourth term representing southern Minnesota in Congress. Walz, a Democrat, reports a little …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Humbled Minn. Sen. Koch says no reelection bid

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State Sen. Amy Koch (COKE) says she’s sticking with her decision not to seek reelection after engaging in a relationship with a subordinate, despite comments she made last week. Koch …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Minnesota cities, schools push for local power

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Local government officials are asking the Legislature to give them the flexibility to consolidate and streamline public services without state approval. The push comes after a series of forums in …

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    23 Jan 12
  • groundhog-day-winner

    Marian Paroutka of New Prague was the lucky winner of a Ground Hog at KCHK 1350 AM on Thursday February 2nd in celebration of Ground Hogs Day. Marian wasn’t quite sure what she would do …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Man arrested in Minn. attempted abduction

    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) – A man is jailed on suspicion he tried to abduct a girl on her way to school in Brooklyn Park. Police say a student approached a school resource officer at …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. Senate leader: no complaint in Koch matter

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – New Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he doesn’t plan to file an ethics complaint against Sen. Amy Koch or other senators in connection with events leading up to Koch’s …

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    19 Jan 12