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  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    A roughly $500-million Bonding Bill for state public works projects is headed for the desk of Governor Dayton, who’s expected to sign it. The Minnesota House on Tuesday agreed with minor changes the Senate made …

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    09 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    Investigators have determined that excessive speed was the cause of a fatal crash near Alexandria in February that killed 4 Minnesotans. The State Patrol’s Sergeant Jesse Grabow says that 18-year old Lauren Peterson of Prior …

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    09 May 12
  • Stabbing

    A Coon Rapids man is in custody in the Nicollet County Jail after allegedly stabbing his mother in 7 Mile Creek Park south of St. Peter. The incident was reported to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s …

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    09 May 12
  • Boats

    Minnesota boat owners do *not* need an invasive species sticker displayed after all. The state legislature has repealed the law that would have required the stickers on all boats beginning July 1st. The DNR wanted …

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    09 May 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board on Tuesday announced the 3 finalists for the position of Nicollet County Administrator. Current County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retires on June 22nd, and a total of 40 applications were received to …

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    09 May 12
  • Crops

    Rain and thunderstorms slowed fieldwork in some parts of Minnesota over the past week, but the USDA says that only 11% of the state is now short or very short on topsoil moisture. But 18% …

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    09 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The Minnesota House has approved a plan to build a $975-million stadium for the Vikings, but with a big boost in what the team would pay. The Bill’s Chief Author, Representative Morrie Lanning says the …

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    08 May 12
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House voted 99-32 on Monday in favor of this year’s Bonding Bill. The House bill is significantly smaller than the Governor’s $770-million proposal, which local Representative Paul Torkelson called “extravagant.” The Bonding Bill …

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    08 May 12