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Minnesota Makes Grants Available For Crop Research

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is making $1.7 million in competitive grants available for applied crop research. The department says the research needs to focus on improving agricultural product quality, quantity and value.

10/15/2014

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Twin Cities Fails To Make List Of Snobbiest U.S. Cities

Minnesota nice? You betcha? Minneapolis-St. Paul may be a lot of things, but the Twin Cities are definitely not snobby, according to a new list of rankings from Travel + Leisure.

10/14/2014

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Severson Says He’d Boost Military Voting

Republican Secretary of State hopeful Dan Severson says Minnesota should do more to help military members overseas to cast their ballots. Dan Severson says delays in mailing ballots and lack of awareness has brought military voter participation as low as 5 percent.

10/14/2014

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1 Million Riders Board Green Line LRT In September

With some help from the Minnesota Vikings relocating their games to TCF Bank in Stadium Village, the new Green Line LRT between St. Paul and Minneapolis saw more than 1 million riders in September.

10/14/2014

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Drunken Zombie Santa Arrested After Invading St. Paul Home

Police have cited a 21-year-old man who they say entered a St. Paul home while drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie. St. Paul police said Monday the University of St. Thomas student was cited for trespassing and taken to a detoxification center Saturday.

10/14/2014

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Police: 3 Stabbed At St. Paul Apartment, Man In Custody

Authorities said three people suffered non-life threatening injuries and a man is in custody after a domestic dispute led to a triple stabbing in St. Paul early Tuesday morning. St. Paul Police were called to a report of a fight between a man and a woman at about 12:15 a.m. at an apartment on the 400 block of Fry Street.

10/14/2014

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After Working More Than Half A Century, This Minn. Nurse Is Being Honored

When she started her career, Dwight Eisenhower was president. More than a half a century and 10 presidents later, a Twin Cities nurse is still on the job.

10/13/2014

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Ebola Screening Urged For Minn. Airport

Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken wrote to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asking that Minneapolis be added to the five international airports that began screening this past weekend.

10/13/2014

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Grand Avenue Hosts Grand Harvest

The scents and sounds of fall are all around, so to celebrate St. Paul’s Grand Avenue is hosting Grand Harvest. The Grand Harvest is a celebration of the season and small businesses on one of St. Paul’s most charming streets.

10/11/2014

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Explore The Spooky Side Of History At St. Paul’s Wabasha Caves

For those that like their scares a bit more cerebral, we have the place for you. The historic Wabasha Street Caves in St. Paul have ghost stories and tours that are sure to make the hairs rise on the back of your neck.

10/11/2014

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Teenager Paralyzed In St. Paul Crash Returns Home

A Twin Cities teenager who was paralyzed in a car crash is back home with her family. Three months ago, Amarya Ward-West’s dad, Earl Ward, crashed his vehicle in a construction zone in St. Paul. Investigators say Ward ran from the scene, leaving his kids — 8-year-old Almond and 14-year-old Amarya — alone and injured.

10/10/2014

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Vanek, Like Others, Picked Minnesota On, Off Ice

Minnesota is hardly a marquee place in major professional sports, a midsized market in the middle of the country best known on the coasts for the length and extremity of its winters. In the NHL, though, there’s evidence mounting to the contrary. Thomas Vanek was the latest free agent to pick the Wild, two summers after Zach Parise and Ryan Suter jolted the league by coming as a package deal.

10/08/2014

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‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Holds Callback Auditions In Minnesota

America’s favorite word puzzle game show is looking for Minnesota contestants. “Wheel of Fortune” talent scouts invited “promising candidates” to a second audition in St. Paul Wednesday morning. The potential contestants were called back after tryouts last June.

10/08/2014

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13 Major Road Construction Projects To Be Accelerated In Minn.

For metro commuters, it seems there’s always more work to be done on Minnesota roads. And it’s very much needed because of the weather extremes in our state. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that $70 million is being allocated to help take ideas and make them realities in 13 of the most troubled spots on Minnesota roads.

10/07/2014

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Iraq Vet Opening Vet-Run, Military-Style Gym

Twenty-eight-year-old Derek Weida lost his right leg after being shot while on patrol in Iraq. Now he’s opening a gym run solely by combat veterans

10/06/2014

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