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Minnesota Takes Over Gray Wolf Management

In a packed state capitol hearing room, Minnesota lawmakers are refining something that hasn’t been done in 40 years.

01/26/2012

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Harvest Down By 15,000 Deer In 2011 Season

Fewer deer were harvested in the 2011 hunting season.

01/19/2012

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Good Question: How Norwegian Is Minnesota?

Minnesota is the unofficial Norwegian capital of the United States: More Norwegians live in Minnesota than in any other state. So on the eve of the visit of Norway’s king and queen, it seems appropriate to ask: How Norwegian are we?

10/10/2011

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Fewer People Moving To Minnesota

U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday show fewer people are moving to Minnesota.

09/22/2011

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Colder Winter, Spring Means Fewer Pheasants This Year

Pheasant hunters will have fewer birds this year because of last year’s harsh weather.

09/06/2011

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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

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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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