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  • SnackMachine

    New legislation proposed by Democratic State Senator John Hoffman of Champlin would impose a sales tax on bags of snacks in Minnesota. The bill applies to prepackaged snack foods sold in packages no more than …

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    13 Mar 13
  • HealthCareReform

    At the State Capitol today (WED), House and Senate negotiators sit down to begin hammering out their differences on legislation to set up a health care exchange in Minnesota. They’re hoping to finish the work …

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    13 Mar 13
  • MNCapitol

    A decision about pay raises for top Minnesota officials, including state lawmakers, now rests with the Legislature. The appointed Compensation Council voted Monday night for a package of proposed pay hikes for the governor, legislators, …

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    13 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Upgrades for regional civic centers, construction at the Minneapolis Veterans Home and another phase of the Capitol renovation will all be part of a borrow-to-build package Governor Dayton intends to release next week. The governor …

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    13 Mar 13
  • NUEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to receive a list of 6 superintendent candidate semi-finalists later this (WED) afternoon. The school board’s monthly “Study Session” meeting is being held today beginning at …

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    13 Mar 13
  • HometownHero

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of March is Betty Maidl of Lafayette. Along with being very active with her church, Betty volunteers her time with local blood drives and flu shot clinics, helps out …

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    13 Mar 13
  • BrianFreeman

    A Ceylon man who pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree murder last month was sentenced to over 49 years in prison Monday. 30-year-old Brian Daniel Freeman entered a home in Blue Earth in February of 2012 and …

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    12 Mar 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 22-year-old Cokato man facing over a dozen felony charges for a car crash that killed 3 people last year is scheduled to be in court today (TUE) for an Omnibus Hearing. Paul Anthony Wickenhauser …

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    12 Mar 13