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  • 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
  • WireTransfer

    One of the new laws that emerged from the 2013 Minnesota legislative session aims to prevent seniors and others from being scammed through wire transfers of money. Chief Author Representative Joe Atkins says that money …

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    23 May 13
  • DaytonEducationBill

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed an education package that boosts spending on schools and scales back high-stakes testing. Dayton and Democratic legislators celebrated the $15.7-billion bill Wednesday, which is about $485-million more than the …

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    23 May 13
  • MallOfAmerica

    A $250-million tax break is expected to resurrect expansion plans at the Mall of America. The owners of the Bloomington megamall say that the $1.5-billion project would double the size of the mall by adding …

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    23 May 13
  • FatalCrash

    A Howard Lake man was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 12 Tuesday afternoon. 66-year-old Keith Hardel was driving a Chrysler PT Cruiser eastbound on the highway in Wright County when he apparently veered …

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    22 May 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The warm, dry weather of the past week gave farmers their best opportunity yet for fieldwork this season. Around 5 days were suitable for fieldwork last week in Minnesota. That let corn planting advance by …

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    22 May 13
  • EmeraldAshBorer

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed this Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week in Minnesota. The designation is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the destructive nature of the tree pests, and to spread the …

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    22 May 13
  • Beer

    Your favorite brew may soon be available for purchase at the state Capitol. The Legislature passed a bill Monday that includes a provision that directs the city of St. Paul to issue and on-sale wine …

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    22 May 13