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Report: Target To Focus On Healthier Food Options

Target is making a major shift. It’s looking to get away from packaged products and focus more on healthier grocery options, according to the Wall Street Journal.

05/19/2015

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Massage Envy Faces Lawsuit Over Prepaid Massage

A popular chain massage business now faces a class-action lawsuit.

A lawsuit, filed in California, challenged how the company handles pre-paid massages. It claims when clients cancel membership, they’re unable to redeem unused massages that they’re entitled to.

05/19/2015

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Study: Bird Flu’s Economic Impact Above $300M In Minnesota

The discovery of another infected flock of chickens will mean that 2 million birds will have to be destroyed — the latest casualties of the bird flu. Meanwhile, the economic impact of the flu is just beginning to be felt.

05/18/2015

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4 ‘Ghost Hunters’ Arrested In Litchfield Church Break-In

Four people have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a historic Litchfield church with the intention of looking for ghosts.

05/18/2015

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Tap Talk: Surly Set To Open ‘Brewer’s Table’

Surly’s already impressive Destination Brewery is about to become even more so, when the brewery opens its new finer dining restaurant. The restaurant, called “Brewer’s Table”, will open on the upper level of the Destination Brewery at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22.

05/18/2015

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Woman Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide Identified

Authorities have identified the woman who was killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Winona last week.

05/18/2015

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Law Enforcement Begin Extra Seat Belt Enforcement Effort

More than 300 law enforcement agencies across Minnesota are beginning an effort to ticket motorists who don’t wear a seat belt.

05/18/2015

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Otto Wants Dayton To Strike Budget Bill Over Audit Clause

Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto wants Gov. Mark Dayton to bring down a wide-ranging state government funding bill over a provision that shifts audit powers away from her.

05/18/2015

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Budget-Setting Session Reaches Deadline, But Show May Go On

A midnight deadline to adopt a new two-year budget bore down Monday on the Minnesota Legislature, which could see its stay in St. Paul extended by a rift over preschool.

05/18/2015

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Education Report: Fewer Kids Are Being Bullied

A new report says fewer kids are being bullied in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 20 percent of students say they’ve been bullied. That’s the lowest amount since 2005.

05/18/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

Capture the moment on your phone before it is gone; share it with your friends forever.

05/18/2015

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As Lawmakers Battle Budget Deadline, Impact Becomes Clearer

As Minnesota lawmakers scrambled Sunday to piece together the state’s next budget before a fast-approaching deadline, the impact of the roughly $41.5 billion package on the states’ residents started coming into focus.

05/17/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Minnesota

Start the summer right with a great Memorial Day getaway.

05/16/2015

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75-Year-Old Found Dead In Possible Homicide

Authorities have launched a homicide investigation after a 75-year-old woman was found dead in the living room of a Winona home Friday afternoon.

05/15/2015

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Lawmakers Eyeing March 8 Start Date For Next Year’s Session

Minnesota lawmakers are eying a March 8 start date for next year’s legislative session. The plan would start the session after a state budget forecast is released in late February.

05/15/2015

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4 Things To Know: B.B. King Passes Away, Bike To Work Day & More

From the passing of a legendary blues man to National Bike To Work Day, here are the four stories to know for Friday, May 15.

05/15/2015

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Excellent Educator: Chris Zimmerman Of Ivan Sand Community H.S.

As a social worker at Ivan Sand Community High School in Elk River, Chris Zimmerman helps students through some of their most difficult moments. His compassion is what makes him this week’s Excellent Educator.

05/15/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

We love our pets. Keeping them happy and cool during the dog days of summer means more than just keeping them out of a hot locked car while you run into the grocery store.

05/15/2015

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Cass County Sheriff: 2 Men Dead From Apparent Gunshot Wounds

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two men were killed from apparent gunshot wounds in Cass County Tuesday evening.

05/14/2015

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Local Music Tap: ‘France Camp’ LP Release @ 7th Street Entry

There was once a time (Tuesday) when a web producer/local music blogger decided to preview an album release show for a local casual punk band — and was blindsided by their truly remarkable (and beautifully, humorously confusing) responses to his questions. This is his (my) story.

05/14/2015

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Top 4 Times Minn. Vikings Have Been Accused Of Cheating

With the New England Patriots still reeling from the #DeflateGate fallout (Tom Brady suspended four games and general finger wagging aimed at the team), we thought it’d be interesting to explore how the Minnesota Vikings stack up in terms of cheating.

05/14/2015

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Burning Restrictions Lifted In Minnesota

Due to green-up and recent rains, fire danger in Minnesota is now low.

05/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: Mpls. Protest, Tom Brady’s Appeal & More

From a protest in downtown Minneapolis to Tom Brad’s expected appeal of his suspension, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, May 14.

05/14/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

With the recent rainy forecast, a lot of us are hoping it dries for the weekend. There’s so much to do outside!

05/14/2015

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Best Breweries In Minnesota

Recognize our great Minnesota brewers on American Craft Beer Week.

05/14/2015

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