Minnesota News
  • GrainBins1

    Experts say the nation’s more than 10,000 grain elevators are safer than ever, despite a weekend explosion that killed six people in Kansas. Fine, highly combustible dust flows through grain elevator buildings as the grain …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Vikings

    Minnesota Vikings officials remain optimistic about getting a deal for a new Vikings stadium, despite Tuesday’s announcement by the governor and legislative leaders that basically eliminates a local sales tax as an option for funding …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Strike

    Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Company have rejected the latest contract offer from the company. Union officials announced Tuesday that 92% of union members participated in the secret ballot, and 90% voted against …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    Minnesota leaders have agreed to spend up to $150,000 to begin fine-tuning plans for a proposed state Capitol restoration that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Governor Dayton, top lawmakers and others on a …

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    01 Nov 11
  • Forest

    Minnesota state parks and trails can expect thousands of new trees next year, thanks to a Minnesota Twins’ partnership with the Department of Natural Resources. Under the “Break a Bat, Plant a Tree” program, every …

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    28 Oct 11
  • ManufacturersWeek

    The second annual “Tour of Manufacturing” takes place Saturday across the state. Spokesperson Wayne Anderson says it’s a great opportunity for you to see what types of job opportunities are out there. Minnesotans can tour …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Counterfeit

    The last of 8 people involved in a southern Minnesota counterfeiting ring has admitted her guilt. 34-year-old Heather Ann Cameron of Albert Lea pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of counterfeiting US currency. Cameron was …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Flu

    Minnesota has its first death reported in an early flu season. The state Health Department has not identified the victim, but adds that this past week also saw one more person hospitalized, bringing the statewide …

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    28 Oct 11