Minnesota
  • Schwans

    Southern Minnesota food maker Schwan’s is laying off about 60 of it’s employees in the state in a cost-cutting move. The job cuts will reportedly be split equally between Schwan’s Marshall and Bloomington locations. The …

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    09 Dec 11
  • Dayton

    Governor Dayton won’t make another move on a daycare unionization push until after a Minnesota judge issues a written order explaining his reasons for sidetracking a planned vote by in-home providers.

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    07 Dec 11
  • PearlHarborRemembrance

    Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today (WED) Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Minnesota in honor of the 70th anniversary of the attacks and the more than 2,400 Americans who died. The governor has ordered all …

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    07 Dec 11
  • Cows

    More than 3 years after getting regulatory approval, construction is nearly complete on 1 of the state’s largest feedlots, and it’s located in Renville County. The Revier Cattle operation will increase it’s number of beef …

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    06 Dec 11
  • DennisFredrickson1

    Former State Senator Dennis Fredrickson of New Ulm was recently presented the 2011 Carlson-Minge Award by the conservation group Friends of the Minnesota Valley. The annual award is given to a current or former elected …

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    06 Dec 11
  • Vikings

    Minnesota state senators are meeting for another Capitol hearing on the Vikings’ stadium push, this one to discuss how the state might raise money for a portion of the cost. Two Senate committees convene a …

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    06 Dec 11
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton is telling leaders of Minnesota’s counties that he’s sympathetic to their financial difficulties, but he’s not promising any relief. Dayton spoke today (MON) at the annual convention of the Association of Minnesota Counties …

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    05 Dec 11
  • Flu

    The state Health Department is kicking off its “Ban the Bug” campaign today (MON) urging Minnesotans to get vaccinated for influenza. Infectious Disease Division Director Kris Ehresmann says the first week of December is a …

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    05 Dec 11