Minnesota News
  • Drought

    Today (WED) is the last day of autumn by the official meteorological calendar. Weather professionals consider September, October and November as autumn, and this year it’s been the driest on record for much of Minnesota. …

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    30 Nov 11
  • Cows

    Minnesota reversed a short-term slide in milk production last month by holding about even. Meanwhile, production in Wisconsin improved modestly.

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    30 Nov 11
  • GasPumps1

    The cost of gasoline has dropped below $3 a gallon again in parts of Minnesota. Stations in the Saint Cloud area this week began selling regular unleaded for under three bucks as pump prices continue …

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    29 Nov 11
  • Dollars

    Truth-in-Taxation hearings are being held across Minnesota beginning this week. They are required in cities with populations over 500, as well as school districts and other local taxing bodies. The hearings give local officials and …

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    29 Nov 11
  • Drought

    More than 40% of Minnesota is experiencing drought conditions and there’s little relief in sight. Much of the southern half of the state has received nine inches less rain than normal since July. Meteorologist Shawn …

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    29 Nov 11
  • Pelican

    The trial of a southern Minnesota farmer accused of destroying thousands of protected pelican chicks and eggs is scheduled to take place this week in federal court. Craig Staloch is accused of smashing more than …

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    28 Nov 11
  • AllenQuist

    Republican Allen Quist is planning another run for the US House in southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District. Quist reportedly sent a letter to GOP activists saying that he will become a candidate and that he …

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    28 Nov 11
  • Dollars

    Black Friday deals drew out thousands of shoppers across the local area, and in the Metro area, the Mall of America set new records for Black Friday shoppers, thanks to a midnight opening. A total …

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    28 Nov 11