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  • USGovernmentShutdown

    Minnesota government officials have activated a special contingency team to assess the potential impact of the federal government’s partial shutdown. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter took the step Tuesday. He says it’s too …

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    02 Oct 13
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council spent a good amount of time Tuesday evening discussing the penalties for liquor license violations. The debate centered around whether to increase the fines for establishments caught selling alcohol to …

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    02 Oct 13
  • SchoolStudents

    Newly released ratings are giving Minnesota school officials a sense of optimism. The state released its Multiple Measurement Ratings on Tuesday.  Nearly 560 schools increased their test scores by at least ten percentage points over …

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    02 Oct 13
  • Judge

    A Danube man has been sentenced to 5 years of supervised probation and time served in jail for the financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult in Springfield. 65-year-old Terrance John Rickers pleaded guilty to the …

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    01 Oct 13
  • USCapitol

    The partial federal government shutdown now underway means that around 18,000 federal employees that work and live in Minnesota will be furloughed without pay. Federal courts will operate as usual for at least another 10 …

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    01 Oct 13
  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s online health insurance exchange will reportedly be available to consumers as planned today (TUE), but not until sometime in the afternoon. MNsure officials want to make sure the system connects properly with federal computer …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Soybean maturity has advanced rapidly in Minnesota over the past week, but still lags behind the normal pace. The US Department of Agriculture says that 40% of Minnesota’s soybean crop has reached maturity. That compares …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Gustavus

    St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting eight world-class scientists this week for the 49th annual Nobel Conference. This year’s conference is titled “The Universe At Its Limits” and will feature 3 Nobel Laureates in …

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    01 Oct 13