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  • Vote21

    Minnesota voters will decide in 2016 if the constitution should be changed to let an independent board set the pay of legislators. The state Senate voted 43-23 early today (MON) to put the proposed amendment …

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    20 May 13
  • Drone

    The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new nearly $4-million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. The facility is capable of storing, maintaining and launching the unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, …

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    20 May 13
  • LottoBalls

    Even though Saturday’s winning Powerball ticket was sold in Florida, Minnesota did benefit from the hoopla surrounding the record $590-million lottery jackpot. State Lottery Executive Director Ed Van Petten says the drawing generated $8.8-million for …

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    20 May 13
  • Tractor2

    A 19-year-old woman was injured near Lafayette Thursday afternoon when she was run over by a tractor. The Lafayette Fire Department and Lafayette Ambulance were called out to a farm on 571st Avenue just south …

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    18 May 13
  • Crash

    A Fairmont woman was injured in a car crash on Highway169 in Mankato early this (SAT) morning. 30-year-old Lana Howk was driving a Ford Focus southbound on 169 when she lost control of the vehicle …

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    18 May 13
  • Burglary4

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at an ag and mining equipment manufacturing facility in rural Sanborn that occurred this week. The thefts at Straightline of Sanborn took place at some point …

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    18 May 13
  • MNLegislature

    The Minnesota House has defeated an $800-million construction projects bonding bill after it failed to win a needed super-majority. The bill is a rare area where Republican held veto power. Because it involves long-term state …

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    18 May 13
  • MNCapitol

    The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session. The House and Senate are both convening today (SAT), and Sunday sessions are also a good possibility with …

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    18 May 13