Minnesota News
  • MNLegislature

    The Legislature has sent Governor Dayton an $11-billion package of spending on health and assistance programs that includes a 5% pay increase for nursing home workers. The Senate passed the Democratic-crafted bill on Saturday afternoon …

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    20 May 13
  • Vote21

    Minnesota voters will decide in 2016 if the constitution should be changed to let an independent board set the pay of legislators. The state Senate voted 43-23 early today (MON) to put the proposed amendment …

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    20 May 13
  • Drone

    The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new nearly $4-million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. The facility is capable of storing, maintaining and launching the unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, …

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    20 May 13
  • PowerLineHelicopterWork

    Construction crews will be using helicopters to install power lines in the local area this week. The work involves the new CapX-2020 high-voltage lines that have been constructed across the state over the past year. …

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    20 May 13
  • LottoBalls

    Even though Saturday’s winning Powerball ticket was sold in Florida, Minnesota did benefit from the hoopla surrounding the record $590-million lottery jackpot. State Lottery Executive Director Ed Van Petten says the drawing generated $8.8-million for …

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    20 May 13
  • Tractor2

    A 19-year-old woman was injured near Lafayette Thursday afternoon when she was run over by a tractor. The Lafayette Fire Department and Lafayette Ambulance were called out to a farm on 571st Avenue just south …

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    18 May 13
  • Crash

    A Fairmont woman was injured in a car crash on Highway169 in Mankato early this (SAT) morning. 30-year-old Lana Howk was driving a Ford Focus southbound on 169 when she lost control of the vehicle …

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    18 May 13
  • Burglary4

    The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at an ag and mining equipment manufacturing facility in rural Sanborn that occurred this week. The thefts at Straightline of Sanborn took place at some point …

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    18 May 13