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  • DroughtMap5

    Minnesota’s drought conditions continue to improve. According to the latest numbers from the US Drought Monitor, drought is now affecting less than a quarter of Minnesota. Since last week, the percentage of Minnesota in drought …

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    24 May 13
  • GasPricesHigh

    US Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have introduced legislation to help prevent spikes in Minnesota gas prices. The recent significant increase is blamed on closures and maintenance of oil refineries in the Midwest. The …

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    24 May 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesotans who go online to shop will soon have to pay the same state sales tax they pay at brick & mortar retailers. The change takes effect July 1st, and is being cheered by retailers …

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    24 May 13
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution to hold a levy referendum election later this year. District 84 has seen 3 referendums defeated in the past 3 years, with last year’s …

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    24 May 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 22-year-old Cokato man facing over a dozen felony charges for a car crash that killed 3 people last year was scheduled to be in court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. Paul Anthony Wickenhauser has …

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    23 May 13
  • BufordRogers

    A federal grand jury has indicted a Montevideo man for allegedly possessing Molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb. 24-year-old Buford Rogers was arrested earlier this month in what the FBI has called a thwarted terror …

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    23 May 13
  • Dollars

    One of the biggest disappointments of the 2013 legislative session for DFL leaders was the failure to raise the state’s minimum wage. The Senate voted to increase the minimum wage to $7.75 by 2015, while …

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    23 May 13
  • WaconiaGasScam

    A unique type of scam happened in the City of Waconia this past weekend. The owner of the Super America gas station had agreed to sell the business to an unidentified group of people for …

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    23 May 13