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  • MN State Capitol

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill to tap into state budget reserves in order to start repaying about $2.4 billion owed to Minnesota school districts. The House and Senate …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to present photo identification at polling places is on the cusp of reaching November’s ballot. A House-Senate conference committee signed off Monday night on an agreement …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) – a time to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Sexual violence affects people of all ages, ethnicities …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Farm Bureau

    Clean water regulations may be increasing and local agriculture producers aren’t happy about it. Paul Stark, who sits on the Minnesota Farm Bureau Board of Directors, says the Environmental Protection Agency is moving beyond their role as assigned …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Minnesota State Patrol

    Two car crashes have sent several people to local hospitals. On Monday night, around 5:30 p.m., a van driven by 18-year-old Kyle Lindstrom, of Savage, MN, swerved around a semitrailer and struck the side of truck, sending the …

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    03 Apr 12
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    On April 1, at approximately 7:08 p.m., the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a garage fire at 26147 Old Highway 9, which resulted in a fatality. The victim was identified as 53 year-old Loren Melvin Becker. The …

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    02 Apr 12
  • Ojibwe Langage Dictionary

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The University of Minnesota’s Department of American Indian Studies is launching a new online Ojibwe People’s Dictionary. College of Liberal Arts dean James Parente Junior says the dictionary sets a standard for how indigenous languages …

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    02 Apr 12
  • Rooftop Garden

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is expected to sign an amendment that will make it easier to grow and sell fresh food in the city. Minneapolis already allows community gardens in most areas, so this latest …

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    02 Apr 12