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Number Of Breeding Ducks, Geese Up In Minnesota

A survey by the Department of Natural Resources shows the number of breeding ducks and geese in Minnesota is significantly higher than last year.

08/02/2011

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Census Finds Age Gap With Minn. Whites, Minorities

In just a few lines on a spreadsheet, the latest census figures show how Minnesota could become more diverse in the coming decades.

07/14/2011

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Census: Minnesota Hmong Population Up 46 Percent

The Hmong population in Minnesota kept growing and expanding outside the Twin Cities during the 2000s, according to new census figures, which demographers say could be a preview for how newer immigrant groups will continue to change the face of the state.

07/14/2011

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‘Taps’ For A Teeny, Tiny Town

The teeny, tiny town of Tenney, Minn. has voted itself out of existence. With a turnout of 100 percent, voters approved a motion to dissolve.

06/22/2011

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Homeless Population Up In Minn., Down In Wis.

A new government report says homelessness is up slightly in Minnesota and down in Wisconsin.

06/15/2011

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House OKs Redesign For Minn. Congressional Lines

A bill altering boundaries for Minnesota’s eight congressional districts to account for population shifts has passed the state House.

05/13/2011

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Census: Traditional Families Decline In Minnesota

The traditional household of a husband, wife and their children has grown relatively less common in Minnesota.

05/12/2011

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Redistricting Lines Could Be Done This Week

The lines are being drawn, and a new map for those districts could be released sometime this week.

05/03/2011

Documents for the 2011 census are shown after being delivered to a household in London on March 7, 2011. Taken every 10 years, the census collects information about the population to allow the British Government to plan and fund the services that it provides to the public. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Hispanic Population Changes Minn. Community

Duck into a Melrose restaurant for lunch these days, and the menu is more likely to include flautas de pollo than sauerkraut and kielbasa.

04/25/2011

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Baby Boomer Retirements To Transform Rural Minn.

The oldest members of the baby boom generation turn 65 this year. That means big implications for the workforce across Minnesota, but it will bring special challenges to rural areas.

04/05/2011

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Census Finds Rochester Grows 24 Percent Since 2000

The third largest city in Minnesota is now Rochester, which has grown 24 percent since 2000 to nearly 106,700, surpassing Duluth, according to the latest numbers of the 2010 Census.

03/17/2011

Documents for the 2011 census are shown after being delivered to a household in London on March 7, 2011. Taken every 10 years, the census collects information about the population to allow the British Government to plan and fund the services that it provides to the public. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Census: Hispanic Pop. Up 74 Percent In Minnesota

Minnesota’s state demographer says new census figures show the state’s Hispanic population jumping 74.5 percent in the past decade, mirroring a national trend.

03/16/2011

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Harsh Minn. Winter Threatens Deer Population

This year’s particularly harsh winter has hit northern Minnesota’s deer population hard. And if spring doesn’t kick in soon, even the survivors could be in trouble.

03/14/2011

Documents for the 2011 census are shown after being delivered to a household in London on March 7, 2011. Taken every 10 years, the census collects information about the population to allow the British Government to plan and fund the services that it provides to the public. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Census Numbers For Minnesota Due This Week

The redistricting debate in Minnesota will heat up this week with the release of the official census population counts for all the neighborhoods, cities and counties in the state.

03/13/2011

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Minn. Trumpeter Swan Population Keeps Growing

A statewide aerial survey finds Minnesota’s trumpeter swan population more than doubled in the last five years.

01/20/2011

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Census: Minnesota To Keep 8 Seats In US House

The U.S. Census Bureau will release new population figures for the nation Tuesday that will determine whether Minnesota will keep its eight seats in the U.S. House or lose clout in Washington for the next 10 years.

12/21/2010

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