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Ice brings early end to 2014 shipping season

November 23, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Icy conditions have forced an early end to shipping on the Upper Mississippi River.

The season officially closed Thursday with the towboat Mary K. more »»

Minnesota company recalls ground beef

November 23, 2014

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination. more »»

Man accused of hitting woman in church arrested

November 23, 2014

JORDAN, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of hitting his hitting his girlfriend in the head with a gun in a church in the southwestern Twin Cities. more »»

Minnesota research aims at mountain pine beetles

November 23, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mountain pine beetle has devastated huge swaths of forest in the Rockies, and scientists fear the insects could threaten the majestic pines of Minnesota and states farther... more »»

2 dead in train crash in central Minnesota

November 23, 2014

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead after their vehicle collided with a freight train in central Minnesota. more »»

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

November 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades. more »»

MNsure enrollments, renewals approach 8,000

November 22, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's health insurance exchange says it has enrolled nearly 8,000 Minnesotans in health plans in the first week of open enrollment this fall. more »»

St. Cloud woman shatters roller derby stereotypes

November 22, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the St. more »»

Violinist wants to push SPCO's musical envelope

November 22, 2014

This is an AP Member Exchange shared by Minnesota Public Radio... more »»

Minnesota brewer adds zebra mussels to new ale

November 22, 2014

EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — Call it an IPA — an Invasive Pale Ale.

Excelsior Brewing Co. more »»

Correction: Emissions Reductions-Minnesota story

November 21, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story Nov. more »»

Bird activists protesting Vikings stadium glass

November 21, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Activists who want bird-safe glass installed at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium are asking Gov. more »»

Interstate 35-W bus line gets OK from feds

November 21, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has signed off on a new bus rapid transit line between Burnsville and downtown Minneapolis.

The Pioneer Press (http://bit. more »»

Grand Meadow 48, Edgerton/Ellsworth 0

November 21, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Stejskal threw for 215 yards and three touchdowns as Grand Meadow won its second straight state football title by beating Edgerton/Ellsworth 48-0 in the 9-Man... more »»

Ellison: Soldiers in West Africa need more pay

November 21, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota U.S. Rep. more »»

Tiller fined for frack sand air, noise violations

November 21, 2014

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (AP) — A silica sand processing plant in eastern Minnesota has agreed to pay a fine for air quality and noise violations. more »»

Foster home shortage costing Minnesota counties

November 21, 2014

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Some officials in the St. Cloud area say a declining number of licensed foster homes sometimes forces them to seek more expensive care for children. more »»

Vigil planned to honor slain Cold Spring officer

November 21, 2014

COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) — The city of Cold Spring will hold a candlelight vigil to honor a police officer killed while on duty in 2012.

The St. Cloud Times reports (http://on.sctimes. more »»

Semi driver survives train crash

November 21, 2014

TOWN OF LINCOLN, Wis. (AP) — The driver of a semi escaped serious injury when his rig was struck by a train and overturned in Trempealeau (TREMP'-eh-loh) County. more »»

MnSCU presidents, trustees behind chancellor

November 21, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. more »»



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