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3 Wis. Counties On List Of Most Expensive Places For Health Insurance

If you live in Polk, Pierce, or St. Croix County in western Wisconsin, you’re likely paying about twice as much as your neighbor across the river in Stillwater.

02/04/2014

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Minn. Cities, Counties To Catch Sales Tax Break

Minnesota city and county governments have a good reason to wait until after the holidays to do any major shopping: Starting Jan. 1, much of the stuff they buy will be tax-free.

12/15/2013

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How Will Counties Handle Marriage Licenses Come Aug. 1?

The new law means many same-sex couples can now tie the knot, but there are a lot of questions about how exactly that will work. Charlie Rounds and Mark Heimenz of St. Louis Park, Minn., are still having a hard time believing they’ll be able to get married.

05/14/2013

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USDA Declares Drought Disaster For Parts Of Minn.

Most Minnesota farmers escaped the worst of the drought, but those who didn’t are eligible for federal loans to help cover crop and livestock losses.

10/26/2012

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Deer Disease Confirmed In 3 Wis. Counties

A deer-killing disease is spreading in southern Wisconsin. Wisconsin wildlife officials confirm that samples from deer found dead in Dane, Sauk and Waukesha counties have tested positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD.

09/27/2012

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13 Counties Pegged For Enhanced DWI Patrols

The 13 Minnesota counties with the highest combined totals of alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries will see increased drunken driving patrols.

01/29/2012

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Dayton To Counties: No Relief In Surplus

Gov. Mark Dayton told leaders of Minnesota’s counties Monday that he’s sympathetic to their financial difficulties, but promised no immediate relief.

12/05/2011

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USDA Declares 11 Minn. Counties As Disaster Areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year.

10/26/2011

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MN Counties Get Their Health Report Card

Counties around the state and the U.S. are getting their annual “report card” on health care.

03/30/2011

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