Month: April 2018

Minnesota Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Minnesota has taken a big step in fighting, what health officials say is a national opioid crisis. Governor Mark Dayton is announcing the state will send about $700,000 in grants to hospitals and clinics in rural areas. States data shows that rural communities receive more prescribed opioids on average than urban communities. The grants will be aimed at establishing new […]

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New Proposed Tax Bill Entering the Minnesota House Floor

New Proposed Tax Bill Entering the Minnesota House Floor

A new tax bill is going to vote on the Minnesota House floor. The new legislation aims to help tax filers from running into problems next year by updating Minnesota’s tax code to reflect federal changes. Side effects of the bill includes tax increases for roughly 180,000 Minnesotans. Along with several cuts that previously helped tax payer save money. The […]

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Teenager Flips Car in Avon Township

Teenager Flips Car in Avon Township

A young man flipped his car into a ditch on the intersection of County Road 156 and County Road 9, in the Avon Township. The accident took place around 3pm on April 25. He was trying to pass a school bus when an oncoming vehicle came around a corner at him. The young man drove into the ditch to avoid colliding […]

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Minneapolis Shooting

Minneapolis Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police responded to gunfire around 5 a.m. on Thursday. Police responded to the gunfire where they found a male victim suffering a gunshot wound. The victim was lying on the streets on the city’s north side. The victim was taken to the North Memorial Center where he later passed away. According to officials no one is […]

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Wisconsin Explosion

Wisconsin Explosion

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – An explosion at the Husky Energy oil refinery occurred in Superior at about 10 a.m. on Thursday leaving several people injured. Authorities say that six people were taken to hospitals in Duluth but there are no known fatalities. The explosion took place around 10 a.m. and firefighters got the fire out around 11:20 a.m. Superior police are urging people to […]

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Minnesota Measles Exposure

Minnesota Measles Exposure

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A possible measles exposure has taken place in Southeastern Minnesota. According to The Minnesota Department of Health a non-Minnesota resident traveled through Minnesota and had a confirmed case of measles. People who were at the Winona McDonald’s on April 13th and at the Freeborn County Co-op gas station in Albert Lea on April 16th have […]

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Taking Down a Downtown Name

In St. Cloud MN, there are many little shops, coffee shops and restaurants that make the city unique. One popular place in particular is a coffee shop that goes by the name of ‘Central Perk’ and no, not the one from ‘Friends’ the television show. “Everyday is different here. The busiest days are usually Friday and Saturday” Allen Sherr the […]

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Dayton for “50 by 30” Standard

Dayton for “50 by 30” Standard

Governor Dayton showed his support for the “50 by 30” standard today at a meeting with Climate Generation student activists. He stated, he wants to ensure a better future for our children and grandchildren with a “stronger clean energy economy.” With the current Next Generation Energy Act, Minnesota has supported 57,000 jobs which has provided over one billion dollars I […]

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Video sets guidelines, says final goodbyes

As the 2017-2018 academic year comes to an end, Ashish Vaidya won’t be sitting atop the Administrative building starting in the fall. The interim president of SCSU has accepted a job with Northern Kentucky University. Despite his departure, Vaidya said he has mixed feelings about leaving his fellow Huskies behind. “It’s become a part of my life,” he said. “At […]

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Minnesota Lawmaker Hosts House Floor Protest

Minnesota Lawmaker Hosts House Floor Protest

Minnesota State Representative Erin Maye Quade is hosting a 24 hour sit-in on the House floor to protest the lack of gun laws enacted this year. State Representative Maye Quade has been joined by several other Democrats and one Republican to discuss Minnesota incidents of gun violence resulting in death. The protesters are hoping to push for expanded background checks and […]

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