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  • MNsure

     St. Paul, Minnesota — This week, the Obama Administration released information on premiums in the 36 states where the federal government is setting up health insurance exchanges, along with average premium costs for 47 states. …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Smoking Cigarette

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As tobacco sellers feared, Minnesota’s increased tax on cigarettes has dampened sales since taking effect on July 1. On Thursday, early Department of Revenue figures show a double-digit percentage fall in …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Hunger Free Minnesota

    SAVAGE, Minn. (AP) — More than a million pounds of Minnesota sweet corn is being donated to feed hungry people around the nation this year, thanks to a program aimed at redirecting food that would …

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    26 Sep 13
  • Unemployment Down

    Jobless rates in western Minnesota counties decreased in the last month.   The unadjusted unemployment rate in Stevens County was 3.1 percent in August, a decrease of 0.5 percent from July, according to figures from …

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    25 Sep 13
  • Stevens County Sheriffs Badge

    Two high speed chases in Stevens County over the weekend have resulted in criminal charges for the drivers. Twenty-one year old Jose Carlos Flores-Querido, of Maplewood, was arrested after officers chased him on the evening …

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    25 Sep 13
  • Eric Schwartz

      Eric Schwartz, dean of the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, will deliver the 2013 Jooinn Lee Lecture on Wednesday, October 9, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 109. The title of Schwartz’s talk will …

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    25 Sep 13
  • minnesota department of employment and economic development

    Minnesota employers added 12,200 jobs in August, pushing total jobs in the state over the pre-recessionary peak that was reached in February 2008, according to figures released this week by the Minnesota Department of Employment …

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    23 Sep 13
  • Three Sisters Stew

    The next Morris Community Meal will be held on Monday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church (108 West Eighth Street, Morris, MN 56267). This month’s menu highlights traditional Native American foods: Three Sisters Harvest Stew, …

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    23 Sep 13