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Voyageurs National Park Gets $150,000 Grant

The Voyageurs National Park Association has announced a three-year, $150,000 grant for the park on Minnesota’s northern border.

02/23/2014

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Wounded Veteran To Get $10K Grant From Minn. Fund

A Purple Heart recipient from Prior Lake will get the 15,000th grant awarded by the Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund. The nonprofit on Friday will honor Spc. Kristopher Francisco with a grant for $10,000 for his service and sacrifices.

12/11/2013

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MNsure Lands $41M Federal Government Grant

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange has received a $41 million federal government grant to continue the exchange’s rollout. Officials of the exchange, known as MNsure, announced the Health and Human Services grant on Thursday. MNsure had applied for $45 million.

10/24/2013

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New DNA Technology Closes 17-Year-Old Cold Case

New science and a lot of hard work helped the Hennepin County Attorney’s office close a 17-year-old cold case. In 1996, an 82-year-old woman was raped near her north Minneapolis home on the 3300 block of Aldridge Avenue North; a crime that was hard for investigators to forget.

08/14/2013

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Minnesota Orchestra To Return Nearly $1M To State

The Minnesota Orchestra says it will return nearly $1 million to the state arts board as its lockout of musicians continues.

07/01/2013

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Submissions Pour In For St. Paul’s $1 Million Idea

Last month, we told you about a unique challenge from the city of St. Paul. The city asked for your ideas to improve St. Paul, with the winner getting a $1 million grant to turn their dream into reality. More than 900 ideas have been entered.

04/04/2013

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Minneapolis Firefighters Connecting With Local Somalis

Fire Captain Tracy Moore applied for a $20,000 grant geared towards connecting communities and won it. Her goal is to improve the fire department’s relationship with the Somali community

02/19/2013

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Bill Would Sweeten Minn. Film Production Grants

The board that aims to bring a bit of Hollywood t0 Minnesota could have more to offer film and television production companies if some lawmakers get their way.

02/11/2013

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2 Dogs Shot Dead In West-Central Minnesota

Two dogs have been found shot to death in west-central Minnesota.

11/28/2012

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Edina Church Offering Substantial Grant For Startup Company

A quarter of a million dollars, coaching and even office space for a start-up company: it could be the business opportunity of a lifetime, and it’s coming from a place some might not expect.

11/18/2012

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Minn. Wins Grant To Reduce Fish Mercury Exposure

Minnesota has won a federal grant to reduce mercury exposure for woman and children living along Lake Superior’s north shore.

10/04/2012

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Saints Big Winner In Bonding Sweepstakes

St. Paul has emerged as the big winner in a new way of handing out state bonding money, with $25 million set aside for a new stadium for the minor league Saints baseball team.

09/13/2012

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Minn. Boy’s Make-A-Wish Granted, Meets Joe Mauer

It wasn’t the game of baseball being played at Target Field before today’s Twins Game. Instead, an 8-year-old from Lino Lakes with Leukemia asked if he could play video games. That wish – and much more — came true.

05/27/2012

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ND Tribal College Gets Grant For Science Building

United Tribes Technical College is getting a $750,000 matching grant to help complete a science and technology building on the Bismarck campus.

02/01/2012

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Minn. Tribe, Wis. Group Among EPA Grant Recipients

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $25,000 grants to each of four recipients in the Great Lakes region, including a Minnesota tribe and a Wisconsin nonprofit organization.

01/08/2012

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