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  1. Vikings stadium's scoreboards will be built in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    For the $10.3 million Vikings stadium contract, the scoreboards will be manufactured at the company's Redwood Falls plant 115 miles west of the downtown Minneapolis stadium construction project. Workers at the Redwood Falls plant were video linked to the MSFA meeting and cheered when the contract was approved.

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  2. Grapegate 'recipe fail' returns with a blast from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Just when it appeared as if Grapegate had evaporated into the mists of time, a reminder bubbles up in the Star Tribune's dusty archives. Remember Grapegate? When the New York Times selected an iconic Thanksgiving recipe to represent each of the 50 states, and saddled Minnesota with a grape salad? The social media response was cataclysmic, a collective you've-got-to-be-kidding-me that rang out from Bemidji to Burnsville .

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  3. Gophers' Saturday football practice moved to TCF Bank StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    Joe Christensen covered Major League Baseball for 15 years, including three seasons at the Baltimore Sun and eight at the Star Tribune, before switching to the college football beat. He's a Faribault, Minn., native who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1996.

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  4. Senate DFL budget just shy of $43 billion, sets aside $250M for rainy day fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, J. Patrick Coolican, Patricia Lopez , Ricardo Lopez , Abby Simons, and Glen Stubbe .

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  5. Correction: Autopsies-Religious Objections storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Citizen News

    In a story March 26 about a proposed state law allowing religious exemptions to autopsies, The Associated Press erroneously identified Winnie LaPrairie as a Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member. LaPrairie is a member of the Fond du Lac Band .

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  6. Election 2014: 4th District (Hennepin County) Court, Judge 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Naomi

    One of the oddities this year in Hennepin County is that there are, in fact, three actual open seats in the judicial races. I did a cursory look at all three races and it looks like there's one that's a battle between two liberals; one that's a person with a bunch of supporters vs. a person with no supporters; and one that's clearly a liberal vs. a conservative.

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  7. Unclaimed $1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Hennepin County ExpiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Valley News Live

    Who wants to be a millionaire? Everyone, you'd think. But someone holding a winning Powerball ticket sold in Hennepin County never came forward.

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  8. Everlast Climbing Advocates to Strengthen Physical Education in Minnesota SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    Everlast Climbing participated in the Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition Lobby Day to voice to legislators the importance of physical education in the state's fight against childhood obesity. Approximately 300 advocates participated in the first annual Minnesotans for Healthy Kids Coalition Lobby Day to lobby for physical education, active transportation and the Statewide Health Improvement Program .

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  9. Senate Democrats to fill in piece of Minnesota budget puzzle with their two-year outlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a budget outline his Democratic caucus is releasing will fall in between spending levels suggested by House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton .

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  10. Minnesota, federal agencies plan town halls on programs to compensate farmers for wolf lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the federal Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs that compensate farmers for livestock losses due to wolves, raptors and weather.

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  11. 'Kumiko' finds more daft, dark fun in snowy 'Fargo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wave

    This dark comic odyssey tells the story of a quirky Japanese woman who discovers a hidden copy of "Fargo," which she believes is a documentary telling her where to find a suitcase of stolen cash. That's the movie that Kumiko stumbles across while beach-combing near Tokyo.

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  12. Clean water fight needs to be madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton wants a law requiring 50-foot buffers for waterways, but so far the bill has stalled - a sign of the lack of concern for keeping state waters clean. The old tale about a frog being dropped into a pan of boiling water accurately illustrates the dilemma facing Minnesotans.

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  13. Plastic jug removed from starving dog's headRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A wayward black lab is alive, thanks in no small part to three southern Minnesota residents who captured the scared animal and pulled a plastic jug off his head. Plastic jug removed from starving dog's head A wayward black lab is alive, thanks in no small part to three southern Minnesota residents who captured the scared animal and pulled a plastic jug off his head.

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  14. Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorialsRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    There's a reason that one of the first buildings visitors see on Minnesota's Leech Lake Indian reservation is a diabetes clinic. And that on South Dakota's Pine Ridge reservation, one of the landmarks rising from the prairie is a large, modern kidney dialysis center.

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  15. Dakota County Technical College to offer state's first brewing certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Dan Schwarz, co-owner of Lift Bridge Brewery, learned how to make beer in his friend's garage. Indeed Brewing Co.'

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  16. Obituary: Priscilla Stanko channeled grief into Ronald McDonald House at U of Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    More than 4,000 families a year spend nights at the Ronald McDonald House, a shelter on the University of Minnesota campus that Priscilla Lou Stanko helped start after her son died of cancer at age 9. As its first volunteer executive director, she was part of a small group of parents, physicians and friends who bought and renovated an old boardinghouse on Oak Street in the 1970s to provide a home away from home for families with children in need of long-term medical care. "She said she could not do much, but wanted to help a little," said Donna Moores, the home's current director of Major Gifts and Corporate Relationships.

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  17. Katie Clark Sieben: 'Pathways to Prosperity': Opening a wider workforce doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    As a single mother on public assistance, Danielle began to think about her options. She knew she wanted to work with people and enjoyed caring for others, but didn't have the necessary credentials to enter the health care field.

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  18. 'This is the first time I've ever done this ... .' 'This is the first time I've ever done this ... .'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    Writes Good Little Girl: "I was teaching at a school in Highland Park. My husband would drop me off on his way to the office.

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  19. County grappling with finding firm ordinance footingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chisago County Press

    The chief prosecutor for Chisago County clearly is facing a dilemma and said as much, last week, in reporting to the County Board. County Attorney Janet Reiter was directed by the Board March 4 to try to draft an ordinance restricting locations where convicted predatory offenders are allowed to reside.

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  20. Whoa - don't rush, Minnesotans, to universal preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Star Tribune

    We are robbing children of childhood with the push for them to be ready to declare their major by the time they get to kindergarten! The standards are not developmentally appropriate, so it is not surprising that children are not "ready." Children need time to enjoy childhood instead of being treated like mini-adults.

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