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  • PhilBiedenbender

    Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Senior Phil Biedenbender has been named a National Merit Scholar. About 16,000 seniors in the United States, or less than 1% of the nation’s top academic achievers, make it to …

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    14 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    Now that the Legislature has adjourned, both sides are positioning for a fall election that will determine control of both chambers. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers says his side has set the state “on a …

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    12 May 12
  • Court

    A Sleepy Eye woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her vulnerable adult daughter was sentenced to 5 years of probation in Brown County Court on Friday and ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution. …

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    12 May 12
  • Dollars

    Governor Dayton has signed a nearly $500-million public works Bonding Bill package that includes money for college buildings, flood prevention and local roads and bridges. Dayton had wanted more projects as a boost to Minnesota’s …

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    12 May 12
  • GHEC

    The Granada-Huntley-East Chain School Board has approved a 3-year contract for a new superintendent for the district. Dr. Steven Heyd is currently the vice president of academics and curriculum at Sisseton Wahpeton College in South …

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    12 May 12
  • Milk

    A Minnesota farmer who distributes raw milk goes on trial next week in a case that pits efforts to ensure a safe food supply against the rights of consumers to choose what they drink and …

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    12 May 12
  • Metrodome

    As the Minnesota Vikings celebrate the approval of new stadium for the team in the Legislature this week, there’s a bit of irony for Minnesotans who read Time Magazine. The latest issue includes a list …

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    12 May 12
  • VikingsStadium

    The Minnesota Senate approved the Vikings Stadium Bill on Thursday on a vote of 36-30 vote. Governor Dayton met with the Viking owners following the vote, and Zygi Wilf thanked Minnesotans for their passion for …

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    11 May 12