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  • Judge

    The Minnesota Supreme Court says pesticide chemicals that drift from one farm to another do not constitute trespassing under the law, reversing an appeals court decision that found otherwise. The state’s highest court issued its …

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    02 Aug 12
  • BridgeCollapse

    Flags are flying at half-staff today (WED) across Minnesota in remembrance of the victims of the 35W Bridge collapse, which happened five-years ago. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says that it was a surreal moment …

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    01 Aug 12
  • DanaSchoen

    The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University continues his recovery after a head-on crash over the weekend which killed his five-month-old son. 33-year-old Brad Bigler of Marshall was critically-injured, as was his wife’s …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Laws

    A total of 18 new laws go into effect in Minnesota today (WED). The laws were designed to help small businesses, energy companies, the environment, health and human services, public housing, public safety and transportation, …

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    01 Aug 12
  • MarkWetsch1

    The next court hearing for a Minneapolis man allegedly responsible for a string of bank robberies across the state has been delayed while new evidence is brought forward. 50-year-old Mark Wetsch has pleaded not guilty …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Detour

    The Highway 14 detour west of Mankato will be shortened beginning later today (WED). Department of Transportation Project Manager Matthew Rottermond says that Nicollet County Road 77 will no longer be part of the detour …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota has some of the most variable crop conditions in the country, according to the latest report from the state. Where rain has fallen most crops are in very good shape and will likely yield …

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    01 Aug 12
  • Prairie

    acquisition of more than a quarter-million acres of land and the protection of an additional two-million acres through easements and contracts. State officials hope the project will lead to additional clean water resources, carbon sequestration, …

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    01 Aug 12