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  • PatShortridge

    Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair. Shortridge defeated Todd McIntyre and Terry McCall at a meeting of the party’s State Central Committee in St. Cloud on Saturday. …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Thinker

    The Minnesota-based Great American Think-Off is posing a familiar question for its 20th annual debate. This year’s question is: “The Nature of Humankind: Inherently Good or Inherently Evil?” That’s the same question the Great American …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Temperature

    December is behind us – and it’s already in the record books as one of Minnesota’s mildest and least snowy Decembers. State Climatologist Pete Boulay says temperatures averaged 5 to 10 degrees above normal, and …

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    02 Jan 12
  • GOP

    Minnesota Republicans meet today (SAT) to elect a new chairman during a difficult time for the party. Party officials say the state GOP is nearly $1.3 million in debt – and legal expenses could bring …

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    31 Dec 11
  • FatalAccident

    Authorities continue to investigate a fatal car crash that took place in rural Blue Earth County earlier this month, and are now looking into whether the woman behind the wheel was using a cell phone …

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    31 Dec 11
  • Fatal

    A 19-year-old from Appleton was the victim in a fatal rollover accident near Milan Thursday night. The crash happened at approximately 9:48pm on Highway 59-7 south of Milan. Anthony Dittes was driving a 2002 Chevy …

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    31 Dec 11
  • Holck

    A 20-year-old from Worthington has announced his decision to seek the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota House District 22-B seat currently held by Republican Representative Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake. Jacob Holck attends classes at …

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    31 Dec 11
  • GOP

    Minnesota Republican Party officials will be discussing the party’s finances as delegates meet to elect a new chairman on Saturday. The state GOP’s financial picture isn’t good, but it’s not clear just how bad it …

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    30 Dec 11