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July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.

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Best Upcoming Dinner Theater Performances In Minnesota

See Minnesota’s five best shows where you can dine and be entertained all at one venue.

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Best Wineries In Minnesota

Is Minnesota the new Napa? These wineries and vineyards hold their own.

08/01/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Shara Schmidt shares how she finds perfect babysitters.

07/31/2015

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Steeper Fines For Texting And Driving Coming This Weekend

A new law will hit Minnesota drivers in their wallets if they text and drive. Starting Saturday, drivers could face a $225 fine for texting behind the wheel.

07/30/2015

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Meeting In Federal Case On Sex Offender Lockup Ruled Private

When Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials go before a federal magistrate on Aug. 10 to discuss Minnesota’s embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public.

07/30/2015

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Dairy Queen’s ‘Miracle Treat Day’

“Every minute, 62 children enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital® for treatment. Help DQ® help the kids. On Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat sold at participating DQ locations will be donated to local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.”

07/30/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 30, 2015

From plane debris found in the Indian Ocean to an armless embrace going viral, here are the four stories to know from Thursday, July 30.

07/30/2015

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Four Kids From Eagan Family To Compete In Junior Olympic Games

The AAU Junior Olympic Games start this weekend in Norfolk, Virginia. A dozen athletes from the Eagan area will be competing just in track alone, including one family a four — meet the Windels.

07/30/2015

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Best Bars For Bachelor Parties In Minnesota

Select a setting your best friend will remember all his married life.

07/30/2015

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Kimmel, Gervais & Other Celebrities Respond To Cecil The Lion’s Death

The story of a Minnesota dentist who allegedly poached a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has sparked an international reaction.

07/29/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 29, 2015

From a Minnesota dentist caught up in a global firestorm over a lion hunt to a little boy getting two new hands, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, July 29.

07/29/2015

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Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. Students

Parents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can’t afford that.

07/29/2015

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Victims Identified In Wisconsin Plane Crash

Authorities say two small planes crashed within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, killing all seven people who were onboard the aircraft.

07/28/2015

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Minnesota Nets Extra $650M In Health Care Savings

State officials say they’ve saved nearly $650 million by tweaking its subsidized health care programs.

07/28/2015

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Sheriff: 3 Killed In Pipestone County Plane Crash ID’d

Three people are dead after a small plane crashed in Pipestone County Monday night, according to the Pipestone County Sheriff’s Office.

07/28/2015

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Minnesota DNR: Expect Another ‘Conservative’ Deer Season

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said that hunters this year will get another “conservative” deer season this year. The DNR said that means hunters can expect a likely one-deer limit in most areas of the state.

07/28/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed In Isanti County Crash Identified

A motorcyclist who was killed after crashing into another vehicle in Isanti County Sunday afternoon has been identified.

07/28/2015

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Madden’s Resort Reopens After Damaging Storms

One of the most popular Brainerd Lakes-area resorts damaged by recent storms says it has reopened two-thirds of its property Tuesday.

07/28/2015

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Goose Hunting Information

For more information on goose hunting, check out the DNR’s website.

07/27/2015

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Minnesota Capitol Closed After Suspicious Packages Found

Construction crews have been cleared from the Minnesota Capitol building after workers found two suspicious packages.

07/27/2015

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With New Bump, Minnesota Ushers In Region’s Top Minimum Wage

Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour, which also will rank among the most-generous state wage floors in the country.

07/27/2015

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Group Of Techie Teens From Twin Cities Heading To Silicon Valley

A group of tech-minded teens from the Twin Cities is on the summer trip of a lifetime this week. It’s an all-expenses paid, hands-on field trip to Silicon Valley.

07/27/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Soccer Team Wins ‘For Joseph’

Joseph Young was playing in the State Qualifiers when he broke his ankle. But even though he couldn’t play in the finals, he still had a big hand in their win. That makes him this week’s Kylie’s Kids.

07/27/2015

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Starbucks CEO: Minimum Wage Hike Will Come With Hidden Consequences

Starbucks is reporting higher profits, despite having to pay some of its employees more. Starbucks says its store operating expenses are 18 percent higher than they were a year ago. The company says the main reason is because cities are raising the minimum wage.

07/27/2015

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