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  • Flu

    We’re nearing the peak season of flu in Minnesota, but activity remains fairly low. The state Health Department says there were no deaths and only eleven hospitalizations in the past week. No schools or nursing …

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    20 Jan 12
  • GOP

    Minnesota Republicans are striking some familiar themes for reshaping state government – and adding a few new ones to push in a legislative session that begins next week. Leaders of the House and Senate GOP …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Highway14

    A Minnesota Department of Transportation independent consulting team met with local leaders and law enforcement officials on Wednesday concerning the stretch of Highway 14 from New Ulm to Mankato. New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman was …

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    20 Jan 12
  • MNDeptOfHealth

    State health officials are reporting a slight increase in reportable adverse events in Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers. The Minnesota Health Department’s Diane Rydrych says the total number of adverse events rose from 305 in …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Vikings

    Just days before lawmakers launch their 2012 session, Governor Dayton is pushing all parties to reach agreement on an acceptable site for a new Vikings stadium. Dayton says the Vikings’ preferred site – Arden Hills …

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    19 Jan 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    Representatives of the New Ulm School District will be holding a public meeting this (THU) evening to discuss the possible change to a 4-day school week. The cost-cutting idea is being considered for implementation next …

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    19 Jan 12
  • NaturalArea

    Minnesota farmers are getting a program that’s “first” in the nation.  US Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Governor Mark Dayton signed an agreement Tuesday that launches a new pilot program in …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Dollars

    Governor Dayton on Tuesday unveiled his $775-million bonding package for public works projects. His proposal includes improvements at colleges and universities, a new State Emergency Operations Center, flood mitigation grants and a dolphin tank at …

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    18 Jan 12