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  • DakotaReconciliation

    Drumming and chanting filled the air as about 300 people gathered along the Minnesota-South Dakota border Friday to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the US-Dakota War. The event was a symbolic welcoming …

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    18 Aug 12
  • Cantaloupe

    State health officials say at least three cases in Minnesota are part of a multi-state salmonella outbreak associated with cantaloupe that’s likely from southwestern Indiana. None of the Minnesotans who became ill were hospitalized, and …

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    18 Aug 12
  • WhoopingCough

    As the school season in Minnesota approaches, this year’s outbreak of whooping cough is becoming a big concern. There have been nearly 2,400 cases of whooping cough, otherwise known as Pertussis in the state so …

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    18 Aug 12
  • DakotaWar

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed today (FRI) a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Minnesota to mark the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War of 1862. Dayton asks Minnesotans to “remember that dark past” and to …

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    17 Aug 12
  • DrunkDriving

    A statewide DWI enforcement campaign kicks off today (FRI) and runs through Labor Day, September 3rd. Traffic safety officials say that 2011 statistics show a majority of drunken drivers in fatal crashes were severely impaired …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Drugs

    A Winthrop man faces multiple criminal charges after a state trooper allegedly found him parked along Highway 15 with drugs earlier this week. The trooper reportedly found 25-year-old John Meyer in a parked car with …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Meth

    A Good Thunder man with an extensive criminal history is now facing felony drug charges in Blue Earth County Court. 33-year-old Marvin Charles Keech Jr was arrested earlier this week when the Minnesota River Valley …

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    17 Aug 12
  • Ragweed

    The ragweed season is underway in Minnesota, and experts say it’s likely to last longer than usual this year. That’s thanks to the mild winter, the unusually warm spring, and heavy rains at various times …

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    17 Aug 12