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  • Target Field Smoking Ban

    Target Field is going 100% smoke-free. The only smoking area at the stadium will be gone for the Twin’s home opener on Monday. A long-standing policy against re-entry means that smokers will not be allowed …

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    05 Apr 12
  • VoterID

    The Republican-controlled state legislature has approved a proposed voter photo ID constitutional amendment, meaning it will likely go on the ballot this fall. Opponents of the measure say a court challenge is a definite possibility, …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    A $200-plus-million bonding package to repair and renovate the State Capitol building could come up for a vote as early as today (THU) in the Minnesota House.  There’s general agreement that the Minnesota Capitol is …

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    05 Apr 12
  • CalvinCollum

    A former Sleepy Eye High School teacher serving a 25-year probation sentence for having a sexual relationship with a student will be spending 2 weekends in jail for violating his probation. 50-year-old Calvin Collum of …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Crash

    Three students from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter remain hospitalized in Illinois after a head-on crash on Interstate 39 Friday night that left an 85-year-old man dead. A group of 9 Gustavus students traveling …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Walz1

    The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act became law Wednesday following a White House signing ceremony in the morning. It bans members of Congress, their staff and the executive branch from using non-public information to …

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    05 Apr 12
  • FloodLevee

    It was standing room only Tuesday evening at city hall when the New Ulm City Council held a public hearing on a proposed flood levee for the city. The hearing started with a Bolton and …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Fatal

    Authorities have identified the Minnesota man who died in a crash just over the South Dakota border on Monday. Sixty-six year old Allen Luckhardt of Balaton was behind the wheel of a van which collided …

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    04 Apr 12