Author: Katie Smith

Mississippi River

Mississippi River

Dubuque, Iowa will be closing traffic from Dam number 11 in less then two weeks. The Dam in Iowa was found to have cracks in it that need repairing as soon as possible. It is said to take at least a few days before they can reopen the Dam to ensure that the repairs are functional.

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Bush Hospitalized

Bush Hospitalized

The 41st president has failed to mention in his last tweet that he’s been in the hospital ever since his wife’s funeral. Former President George H.W. Bush sends out a tweet thanking the Houstonians since they made “Barbra’s visitors and guests feel so welcomed.” Bush has been receiving help from the Houston hospital for an infection that is spreading throughout his blood, Bush is said […]

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Fridley Fire

Fridley Fire

One man died and three other residents escaped from a Fridley home fire Friday Night at 8 P.M. Home owner called into the authorities asking for help after his house was struck in flames. Unfortunately, 24-year-old man who was asleep in the upstairs room passed away in the fire. Authorities said they are still investigating the fire but it looks to have started […]

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Party Bus Update

Party Bus Update

Another teen has been arrested after a fatal shooting in Inver Grove Heights. In March a large fight broke out between 40 -50 teens in front of a movie theater, where a kid was shot and killed. Police said that the shooting was due to rival gang affiliation. Also police have yet to figure out which one of the three […]

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Campus Burner

Campus Burner

On Tuesday a federal judge denied a former student from St. Catharine’s University the request to be released under monitoring while she waits for her trial. Judge Steven Rau told Tnuza Hassan she has to remain in jail while she waits for her trial. Hassan was arrested in January for setting multiple fires to St. Catherine’s University where she acted […]

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Toy Recycling

Toy Recycling

Have you ever thought about recycling your old toys? Hasbro, a toy company finally did. Hasbro said if the program strives that they wont stay limited to the U.S. and open up worldwide. TerraCycle a recycling company has partnered with the toy company to take the donated toys and recycle them into things like park benches, playgrounds and many other things. […]

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Sterns County Grant

Sterns County Grant

Use, reuse and recycle. Sterns County grants funds for waste reduction. Sterns county is accepting applications for ideas that will help fund waste reduction. They are excepting until April 30, 2018 at 3:30 P.M. Funds go to: Reducing amounts of waste, use and reuse material, create recycle markets, educating people about recycling, They plan on giving up to $300,000 for grant awards. […]

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Minnesota Construction

Minnesota Construction

Minnesota has two seasons, winter time and construction time. The Transportation commissioner Charlie Zelle announces that $1.1 billion dollars will be used to fix roads and bridges across all Minnesota. Their hopes are to improve safety of Minnesota roads and bridges. They also came out and released all the things that will under go construction for this year.     […]

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Immigration in Legistration

Immigration in Legistration

The Trump Administration has been working on composing a package for Congress to go through. With all things that were included in the White House wish list from October. This package goes over closing loopholes for immigration. Things like ending safety guards not allowing immediate deportation on young immigrants you travel alone from non-bordering countries. Lastly would be to end the […]

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Xcel Plan

Xcel Plan

Legislation is bringing a plan to the Minnesota Senate that would help out Xcel Energy’s plan for raising their costs for maintaining power plants. The plan so far seems to be facing some negative feedback by the state. Gov.  Mark Dayton says ” He’s not interested in altering the current process.”

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