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  • HealthCareReform

    The “Obamacare” Affordable Care Act won’t be quite as hard on residents of Minnesota compared to other states, but a new study shows it will still significantly increase the medical claim costs for Minnesotans with …

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    27 Mar 13
  • DavidLillehaug

    Governor Dayton has appointed former US Attorney David Lillehaug to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Dayton announced his pick Tuesday. Lillehaug has been working as a private attorney for the last decade and has longstanding ties …

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    27 Mar 13
  • ampi

    New Ulm’s Associated Milk Producers Incorporated has announced the co-op’s sales for 2012 totaled $1.7-billion, with $9.3-million in earnings. The announcement came during the annual meeting of the milk marketing cooperative owned by 2,900 Upper …

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    27 Mar 13
  • Crash2

    An armed motorcyclist who was fleeing from authorities in southwestern Minnesota was killed Saturday evening when he crashed his Harley head-on into a State Patrol squad car. Authorities say that 33-year-old Chad Danneman of Slayton …

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    26 Mar 13
  • CarChase

    A Minnesota Lake Man is in custody following a high-speed car chase with police in Mankato early Sunday morning. Authorities spotted a vehicle allegedly driven by 22-year-old Thomas Karels hit a fixed object on North …

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    26 Mar 13
  • NewPrague

    The 12-year-old New Prague boy accused of calling 911 to report a bogus school shooting last week has been released to his parents. The New Prague Middle School student had been held in a juvenile …

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    26 Mar 13
  • TownHallMeeting

    The Minnesota legislature is on Easter-Passover break this week, and local-area lawmakers Senator Gary Dahms and Representative Paul Torkelson are holding a total of 5 “Town Hall” meetings around the area on Wednesday. Senator Dahms …

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    26 Mar 13
  • XcelEnergy

    Xcel Energy has reduced its proposed Minnesota electric rate increase. The utility said Monday it lowered its proposed rate increase to 8.2%. Xcel had proposed a rate hike of 10.7% in November, but now cites …

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    26 Mar 13