Minnesota News
  • DistractedDriving2

    A statewide crackdown on distracted driving continues through this weekend. Extra officers are on the roads throughout Minnesota in an effort to reduce distracted driving, which accounts for around 25% of all crashes annually in …

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    19 Apr 14
  • OnlyInMN

    Say goodbye to “More to Explore.” Minnesota tourism promoters are ushering in a new slogan that focuses on “Only in Minnesota” experiences as part of their largest-ever advertising campaign. The revamped messaging unveiled Thursday kicks …

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    19 Apr 14
  • Fire

    The Tracy Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire in Lyon County Thursday, and the home is being considered a total loss. The fire at the residence south of Marshall was reported at …

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    18 Apr 14
  • ChristinaReineke

    A federal judge has sentenced a Faribault woman to 5-and-a-half years in prison for mailing letters threatening to bomb seven post offices in the Twin Cities. 43-year-old Christina Anne Reineke was convicted on one count …

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    18 Apr 14
  • ToddHoffnerAgreement

    Head coach Todd Hoffner and his MSU football team will be on the practice field today (FRI). Hoffner is back in Mankato after an arbitration ruling said the school must give him back his job …

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    18 Apr 14
  • MichaelFoods

    Michael Foods announced Thursday that it is being bought by Post for $2.45-billion. Michael Foods, which has a facility in Gaylord, produces a broad range of egg products, potato products, and cheese and dairy-case foods …

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    18 Apr 14
  • PollutedRiver

    The ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake formerly owned by Minnesota Energy is in the process of correcting water and air quality violations, and must pay a $10,000 penalty, under an agreement with the Minnesota Pollution …

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    18 Apr 14
  • Jobs

    The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March. The state’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.8% last month, well below the national jobless rate of 6.7%. …

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    18 Apr 14