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TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- A Canadian National Railway train filled with iron ore pellets from the Iron Range derailed in Two Harbors early Thursday afternoon and two injuries were reported,...
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MOORHEAD — With the 2014 election on the horizon, a Republican candidate has emerged to contest Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson for his seat in Congress. State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow...
WASHINGTON — Congress left Washington on Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving without reaching agreement on a new farm bill, leaving in question whether the bill will be finished before the end of the calendar year.
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The Twitterverse is all a-tweet about a Black Friday stabbing at Wal-Mart in Bemidji. The rumor is partially true.
ST. PAUL — Cook County’s information systems director will become the Minnesota Broadband Office executive director. Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday named Danna MacKenzie to that post, charging her with...
COTTAGE GROVE — Earlier this year Canadian Pacific asked Cottage Grove officials if the city would host a big event celebrating the 15th anniversary of the company’s Holiday Train. “They...
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton took part in a long-standing Minnesota pre-Thanksgiving tradition Monday to bring a live turkey into his office and praise the state’s nation-leading turkey production...
ST. PAUL — Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
ST. PAUL — The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up.