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MN Dept or Ag holds dicamba cutoff

Tue 12-11-2018

Minnesota is maintaining its June 20 cutoff date for farmers to use the herbicide dicamba, which has been blamed for drifting and damaging neighboring soybean fields.

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MN Senate looks to cover legal fees of former member

Tue 12-11-2018

A court fight over Minnesota's lieutenant governor could end up costing state taxpayers nearly $147,000 in legal fees.

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Two die on central Minnesota lake

Tue 12-11-2018

Crews have recovered the bodies of two neighbors who died while ice-fishing on a lake in central Minnesota.

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High speed pursuit ends near Jackson

Mon 12-10-2018

Authorities say it started in Worthington when the driver of the suspect vehicle, 39-year-old Rasheem Jones, refused to pull over after exiting the interstate.

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Two from Fairmont injured near Mankato

Mon 12-10-2018

Two Fairmont men were among three injured in a multiple care rear-end chain reaction Saturday night near Mankato.

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MN Income tax could be a challenge this year

Mon 12-10-2018

Filing Minnesota state income tax returns for 2018 is going to be more of a pain than usual.

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Former Ag Secretary passes

Mon 12-10-2018

Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has died in Minnesota.

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Sen. Ernst to seek re-election

Mon 12-10-2018

Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she will run for a second term in 2020.

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Trimont woman injured in accident near St. James

Sat 12-8-2018

A Trimont woman was one of two injured in a two vehicle accident last (Friday) night in Watonwan County.

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Sole UofM President candidate to visit campuses

Sat 12-8-2018

Joan Gabel will visit all five University of Minnesota campuses and interview with regents next week.

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Upper Midwest resorts plan "Fish-Off"

Sat 12-8-2018

The goal of the Walleye War is to have a little fun and to highlight the two lakes that are popular destinations for anglers.

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IA public pension stablizes

Sat 12-8-2018

A report shows Iowa's largest public employee pension fund has stabilized thanks to solid investment returns but still has $6.8 billion in unfunded liabilities.

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South Dakota Regents approve reciprocity

Fri 12-7-2018

Students from six surrounding states will soon pay the same tuition rate as South Dakota residents at the state's public universities.

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IA lets Medicaid provider keep overpayments

Fri 12-7-2018

After a major provider agreed to stay in Iowa's troubled Medicaid program, state officials let its hospitals and clinics keep $2.4 million in mistaken overpayments.

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UofM Regents advance one finalist for President

Thu 12-6-2018

The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents on Wednesday advanced Joan Gabel, provost at the University of South Carolina, as the single finalist for the president's job.

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CWD found in Houston County

Thu 12-6-2018

Minnesota wildlife officials say a wild deer taken in Houston County has tested positive for apparent chronic wasting disease.

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Minnesota looks to brine for icy roads

Thu 12-6-2018

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has added brine sprayers to its fleet of 840 snowplows.

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Minnesota forecasts budget surplus

Thu 12-6-2018

Minnesota officials are forecasting that the state will have a $1.5 billion surplus for the next two-year budget period.

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MN eyes mail ballot only Presidential primary vote

Thu 12-6-2018

Minnesota political party leaders and state and local officials are considering mail balloting for the 2020 presidential primary.

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Jackson Council approved Fire/Ambulance split

Wed 12-5-2018

The vote among the Fire Department and Ambulance Department members to officially separate was approved by a vote of 41 to 2.

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Volunteers recognized by Jackson Council

Wed 12-5-2018

The Jackson City Council began their meeting Tuesday night by recognizing the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards. 

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Federated announces two scholarships

Wed 12-5-2018

This is the 12th year that Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, will award two $1,000 Basin and L&O scholarships to two local Federated members’ sons or daughters.

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