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Minn. House Votes To Move State Primary To June

A perennial push to set Minnesota’s primary election in early June has advanced through the state House.

04/04/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Voter ID and MN’s Record Turnouts

As the Minnesota Senate approved a voter ID bill, critics expressed concerns about the unintended consequences.

03/24/2012

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Redistricting, Political Environment Force Turnovers

The Republican Majority Leader of the Minnesota House announced Monday he will be running for re-election against a fellow Republican.

03/05/2012

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House Passes Bill To Let Attorneys Carry Guns

The Minnesota House has passed two bills that would increase personal security for county attorneys, including one that would let them carry guns.

02/29/2012

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New Minn. Legislative Maps Pair 46 Incumbents

Minnesota’s new legislative district maps pit 46 incumbents against each other and create 23 open seats.

02/21/2012

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1 Week In, Legislators Taking A Week Off At The Capitol?

Minnesota lawmakers are picking up right where they left off from last year. The 2012 session so far has been filled with bad feelings and harsh rhetoric. And already, state lawmakers are taking a break.

01/31/2012

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Authorities: Explosion Rocks Excelsior House

Multiple explosions blasted inside an Excelsior home Monday afternoon, engulfing the home in flames, authorities said.

01/02/2012

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Neighbor Helps Man, 2 Kids Out Of Burning House

A neighbor helped a man and his two kids get out of a burning home in Plymouth Sunday afternoon moments before the fire department arrived.

01/01/2012

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2 Alarms Called Over Bloomington House Fire

A house fire in Bloomington has forced a number of people from their home Tuesday morning.

12/13/2011

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Good Question: How Do You Use A Thermostat Efficiently?

The average household spends around $1,000 each year on heating and cooling bills. The good news is that there are ways to bring that down.

12/12/2011

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Car Crashes Into House In Brooklyn Park

A car crashed into a house in Brooklyn Park overnight.

12/11/2011

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SUV Crashes Into St. Paul Home

St. Paul Police said they spotted an SUV driving erratically, but before they could pull it over, it crashed into a house.

11/07/2011

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Keillor’s Wisconsin Retreat For Sale

It’s not on Lake Wobegon, but “Prairie Home Companion” fans have a chance to buy Garrison Keillor’s retreat in Wisconsin.

11/04/2011

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Brooklyn Center Fire Destroys Home

A two-alarm house fire has left a Brooklyn Center residence uninhabitable, according to officials.

10/30/2011

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Buy A House — Get A “Lamborghini?”

Here’s the pitch — if you buy a certain house in Golden Valley, the seller will throw in a Lamborghini for free … sort of.

10/26/2011

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Minn. House Election Set For Jan. 2012

Minnesota’s first election of 2012 will come in January.

10/26/2011

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Otsego Studies Historic Wright Co. House

The city of Otsego is digging into its past this weekend, looking for artifacts as they deconstruct the McDonald house, which is believed to be the first house built by a white settler in the area more than 120 years ago.

10/15/2011

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Rabid Bat Enters South St. Paul Home, Bites 10-Month-Old

A family got the scare of their life when a bat entered their South St. Paul home during the night in August.

10/14/2011

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Explosion Survivor: ‘Somebody’s Darn Well Looking Out For Me’

A 71-year-old Coon Rapids man is recovering from injuries he suffered after his home exploded on Friday.

09/26/2011

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Gabbie Giffords Returns To House Floor

Check out this warm welcome Gabbie Giffords gets as she comes back to vote on the debt ceiling.

08/02/2011

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Mpls. Home A Complete Loss After Fire

An early Sunday morning fire has completely destroyed a Minneapolis home, leaving its seven occupants homeless.

07/24/2011

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Recycled Home Moving From Edina To Montrose

Recycling is an accepted part of most peoples’ lives, but most wouldn’t think to recycle their house. But for one Edina couple, that is exactly the plan- pick up the house they no longer want and move it 35 miles away to Montrose where it will enjoy a second life in a new location.

07/22/2011

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Minn. Legislature Passes Tax Bill, Holds Local Aid

The Minnesota Legislature has passed a package of changes to state tax law that maintains state aid to cities and counties at levels from last year.

07/20/2011

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When Are You Too Far Under Water To Hold Onto Your House?

If the value of your home keeps sinking, is there a time you’re actually better walking away?

07/18/2011

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Lightning Causes Several Fires In Metro

Sunday night’s storms are responsible for a handful of fires.

07/11/2011

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