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  • Flu

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed 1 more flu-related death over the past week, the final week of the reporting period. A total of 198 patients have died since the flu season began last …

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    17 May 13
  • MNCapitol

    No sales tax on clothing or consumer goods or services, a top bracket income tax increase, and a $1.60 per-pack hike in the cigarette tax. Those are key features of a tax deal Governor Dayton …

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    17 May 13
  • Dollars

    The state Senate majority leader says a proposed increase in the state minimum wage is not likely to happen this session because Democrats in the House and Senate can’t agree how much to raise it. …

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    17 May 13
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota employers eliminated 11,400 jobs in April. The state’s unemployment rate fell to 5.3% last month, and remains well below the national rate of 7.5%. The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Steve Hine says …

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    17 May 13
  • GypsyMoth

    Officials will set more than 14,000 gypsy moth traps across Minnesota this spring as part of the state’s annual monitoring program for the destructive tree pest. Gypsy moth caterpillars eat the leaves of many trees …

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    17 May 13
  • JaredBowman

    An Albert Lea man was charged with criminal vehicular homicide on Tuesday for his role in a head-on crash near Wells last December that left a Mankato man dead. 49-year-old Ronald Hinderman died a day …

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    16 May 13
  • Crash

    Two people were hurt in a car crash on Highway 7 in Montevideo Wednesday morning. 89-year-old Burnette Larson of Milan was driving a Chevy Impala northbound on Chippewa County Road 15 when her vehicle collided …

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    16 May 13
  • BradleySchnickel

    More charges have been filed against a former Glencoe police officer already charged with having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online. 32-year-old Bradley Schnickel has been charged with six additional felonies after seven …

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    16 May 13