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  • MNCapitol

    Hundreds of people on both sides of the gay marriage issue were expressing their viewpoints at the Minnesota Capitol Thursday with the House voting on legalizing same-gender unions. The demonstrators filled the hallway outside the …

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    11 May 13
  • Flu2

    Minnesota has recorded 3 more flu-related deaths over the past week as the influenza season continues to wind down. The latest flu deaths bring the state’s death toll to 197 since the start of the …

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    11 May 13
  • GasPumps

    Gas prices are on the rise for the Minnesota fishing opener and Mother’s Day weekend. The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $3.83. That’s 27-cents more than the US average of …

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    11 May 13
  • DroughtMap5

    This week’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows more improvement in parts of south-central and eastern Minnesota, where areas that had been abnormally dry are now rated normal. Drought conditions have been easing across …

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    11 May 13
  • Crops

    The wet start to the corn planting season may reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much corn they’re still likely to bring in a record crop. In a …

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    11 May 13
  • MariLuMartens

    Sibley East Elementary School Principal Mari Lu Martens has been named the “National Distinguished Principal” of Minnesota for 2013 by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association. The recognition honors elementary and middle school principals who …

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    11 May 13
  • DeerHighway

    Three people were injured in a car crash on Highway 4 south of Cosmos Wednesday night when the driver swerved to avoid a deer. 24-year-old Joshua Lies of Cosmos drove his 1998 Ford Escort into …

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    09 May 13
  • BufordRogers

    The defense attorney for the Montevideo man arrested in what the FBI has called a “thwarted terror plot” says that authorities have given the public misinformation about his client. A detention hearing was postponed Wednesday …

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    09 May 13