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49 min ago | St. Cloud Times
Times Writers Group: Red tape challenges reducing nitrates in soils Change farming rules faces a vexing web of government agencies Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/27/times-writers-group-red-tape-challenges-reducing-nitrates-soils/14712577/ Times columnist Phyllis VanBuren notes that five state ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Douglas McCain, a Minnesotan who had been killed fighting alongside ISIS, was childhood best friends with another American who had joined an al Qaeda-linked terror group fighting in Somalia.
9 hrs ago | Hedonistica
This is the castle playhouse made by Minnesotan Andrey Rudenko using 3-D printed layers of concrete.
14 hrs ago | KSTP
It's been beautiful, fall-like weather the past few days, and fairgoers seem to appreciate it.
15 hrs ago | Medical News
Minneapolis Star-Tribune : New Minnesota Vaccine Requirement Inspires Pro-Vaccination Effort For the first time in a decade, Minnesota schoolchildren are required to receive additional vaccines this fall.
Our View: 6 days left of summer on a stick State Fair offers much more than food; think concerts, competitions Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/26/view-days-left-summer-stick/14659893/ Technically, there are 26 days left of summer.
'No Water Contact' advisories are now in place for the following beaches: Agate Bay Beach, Lakewalk East/16th Avenue East Beach, Grand Marais Campground Beach, Twin Points Public Access Beach, Bluebird Landing Beach, Brighton Beach, Lester River Beach, -42nd Avenue East Beach, Lakewalk Beach, Minnesota Point Harborside/15th Street Beach, Clyde ... (more)
Thousand of in-home health care providers in Minnesota have voted to unionize. About 60 percent of the roughly 5,800 care providers taking part in a union election say they support organizing.
Sue Groth, director of traffic, safety and technology for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, has been nationally recognized for overseeing rapid drops in traffic fatalities.
After winning his 2008 election to the U.S. Senate by the narrowest of margins, Sen. Al Franken starts his 2014 general election campaign with a nine-point lead over Republican challenger Mike McFadden.
The Anoka Hennepin School District has provided principals with a fact sheet to be used when responding to any calls from parents concerned about Ebola.
Minnesota requires all children over two months old in childcare or an early childhood programs get vaccinated for Hepatitis B. It also now requires that all children over 24 months in childcare or an early childhood program get vaccinated for Hepatitis A. There are some parents who believe vaccines cause side effects and come with risks.
A 65-foot spruce or balsam fir growing somewhere along Minnesota's Paul Bunyan Trail will stand on the West Front Lawn this winter.
You never know who you might bump into at the Minnesota State Fair. Minnesotans of all shapes and sizes have been known to attend the State Fair, even a few old timers - as in really old timers.
Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet is at three percent and another eight percent favor someone else or are undecided.
As this writer listened to the news a few days ago, he heard talk of some dust up at the Republican Party booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:32 pm
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