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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders brought his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination to the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, touting his strong showing in Minnesota in 2016, sharply criticizing President Trump and saying the rest of the 2020 Democratic candidates are only just now ca…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit filed by two Minnesota filmmakers who want the right to refuse to film same-sex weddings, saying that videos are a form of speech with constitutional protections under the First Amendment

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LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett is accused of shooting Bennett and his wife multiple times, killing them, then driving out of state and boarding a flight to Mexico, according to criminal charges filed Friday.

A new analysis by the Minnesota Department of Health finds that Minnesota high school and middle school students who have asthma are more likely than their peers without asthma to vape, smoke, and be exposed to secondhand smoke.

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RED WING, Minn. — On Thursday U.S. Sen. Tina Smith visited three communities in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District: the Prairie Island Indian Community, Red Wing and Wabasha. Thursday also marked the day that former District 2 Rep. Jason Lewis officially declared that he will challenge S…

For the past several weeks, a group of high school students has been on a nature scavenger hunt in the Twin Cities’ western suburbs. They’re looking for a bug smaller than a grain of rice — underwater, in the middle of a lake.

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ST. PAUL — Midwest Dairy on Wednesday, crowned Amy Kyllo, of Byron, the 66th Princess Kay of the Milky Way, fulfilling a longtime dream for the 19-year-old from Olmsted County.

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In 2018, Minnesota apple lovers fell in love with First Kiss, the newest apple variety from the University of Minnesota’s (UMN) apple breeding program. This year there will be even more chances to experience the new Honeycrisp progeny, which is also known as Rave, both in Minnesota and beyond.

Civil forfeitures reached their highest level yet in 2018, under the new, more stringent reporting guidelines required which have been in place since 2010. Across Minnesota, law enforcement agencies completed 8,091 forfeitures in 2018, an increase of 239 from 2017.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — As farm animals from across Minnesota head to the State Fair this week, the Board of Animal Health is asking everyone to help limit the spread of disease.

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Elizabeth Warren drew thousands of Minnesotans to St. Paul’s Macalester College for a campaign speech Monday, her first trip to the state as she seeks the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

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ST. PAUL — Cities, counties and townships that charge building fees on new homes banked $75 million more than what they needed for inspection costs over the last five years, a study released Tuesday showed.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Attorneys for a man suspected in the firebombing of a suburban Twin Cities mosque two years ago say that the most serious charges against their client should be dismissed. Michael Hari is accused of hate crimes in the attack on the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomingto…

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<&firstgraph>ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — There was a time, just a few decades ago, when it was rare to see a bald eagle in this area. Now, eagles are becoming so common that seeing one flying overhead or perched on a tree hardly seems like that big of a deal anymore.

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A change in security checkpoint configuration got off to a rough start at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Monday. Screening lines and wait times were longer than usual and some travelers reported confusion about which security line they were supposed to use.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — New guidelines for Minnesota’s “Snowbate” film and television incentive program would deny incentives to shows built around a national event held in Minnesota and projects featuring candidates for political offices, a board that governs the program announced Monday.

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Average U.S. farmland values and rental rates rose in 2019, according to two new annual reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in opposition to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule which that gives health care workers leeway to refuse to provide services, including abortio…

Among the lesser-known stories from the Dylan and Duluth mythology is the Rolling Thunder Revue group vacation, as Louie Kemp describes it in his memoir “Dylan and Me: 50 Years of Adventures.” Dylan and friends, fresh from the mid-1970s carnival-esque pop-up cross-continent small-venue road …

Aug. 15, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of Woodstock, the huge three-day concert that came to symbolize the 1960s’ counterculture. Two now-Minnesotans who attended went on to very different lives, but have fond memories of the event, which shaped a generation.

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