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  • Flu

    The flu season continues to drag on in Minnesota. State health officials report two influenza-related deaths and six hospitalizations during the first week of May. There were also two schools and one nursing home that …

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    11 May 12
  • BurtonEwing1

    A Minnesota Security Hospital patient has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his mother while on a pass at a nearby park. 48-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr made his first appearance in Nicollet …

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    11 May 12
  • SiouxUprising

    Le Sueur County has been awarded a $3,600 grant from the state to honor militia members who helped defend the City of New Ulm during the 1862 Sioux Uprising. A marker honoring the 150 members …

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    11 May 12
  • USPS

    A new plan coming out of the US Senate will reportedly save the United States Postal Service around $500-million a year, and keep numerous rural post offices from closing. The proposal calls for cutting the …

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    11 May 12
  • Drought

    The drought is officially over for nearly all of Minnesota. The new map from the US Drought Monitor shows that only about 10% of Minnesota remains in drought. Three months ago, 96% of the state …

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    11 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    Negotiators for the Legislature, the governor, and the Vikings have hammered out the final compromise on a stadium bill, and the Senate is voting on the bill today (THU). This comes after both the House …

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    10 May 12
  • RonPaul1

    Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at the Minnesota Republican Convention next week in St. Cloud. Paul will address the convention on Friday, May 18th. The Texas congressman will reportedly speak sometime …

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    10 May 12
  • Fishing

    The City of Waconia is reportedly all set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Governor Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at just after midnight Saturday …

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    10 May 12