Day: April 3, 2018

Andy Grammer Surprises Fan With Home Concert

Andy Grammer Surprises Fan With Home Concert

Popular musician Andy Grammer surprised a Minnesota fan too sick to come to one of his tour shows with a performance live in his living room. Alex Asche is currently battling cancer in his colon, liver, lungs and lymph nodes according to a GoFundMe page, a connection that drew Grammer in as his own mother battled breast cancer. An extended […]

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Former Missouri Governor Joins Suit Over Wind Energy

Former Missouri Governor Joins Suit Over Wind Energy

The former governor of Missouri is joining a lawsuit on behalf of Clean Line Energy Partners who want to run a nearly 800-mile power line to bring wind energy to eastern states. Former Gov. Jay Nixon presented arguments Tuesday before the Supreme Court of Missouri, asking for a decision blocking the power line to be overturned. Clean Line’s transmission line […]

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Concordia College Adding a Korean Language Village

Concordia College Adding a Korean Language Village

An eighth authentic language village will be added to Concordia College’s list thanks to a record five million dollar donation. The newest addition will feature Korean as the main language and culture represented, adding to a list of villages representing Finnish, French, German, Russian, Norwegian, Spanish, and Swedish. The villages are located outside of Bemidji, Minnesota and attract more than […]

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Snack prices “popping up” in Atwood

As St. Cloud State University’s fiscal year comes to an end in July, different departments are looking at ways to balance their budget and Atwood making some changes to a cheap, beloved snack it sells. In a survey passed out last week, Atwood asked students, faculty and staff about two different options for pricing the salty/buttery brain food: 1. Increasing the […]

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Minnesota UnitedHealth Announces Partnership

Minnesota UnitedHealth Announces Partnership

Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group has announced that they will be partnering with several rival health insurers. UnitedHealth will be working with Humana, Quest Diagnostics, and MultiPlan using blockchain technology originally designed for exchanging financial information. The goal of this project is to streamline data and patient transfers more accurately. The first objective will be to ensure that the technology can transfer […]

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Minnesota National Guard Facebook Scam

Minnesota National Guard Facebook Scam

The Minnesota National Guard has announced that scammers are using soldiers Facebook profile to get money from other users. Identity Scams have always been a concern but there have been an alarming rate of “romance scams” coming from scammers in recent months. In these scams criminals re-create a fake profile and gain the trust of other online users before asking […]

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Polaris settles 27 million dollar civil suit

Polaris settles 27 million dollar civil suit

Minnesota recreational vehicle company Polaris has settled a civil suit about defective vehicles. The Consumer Product  Safety Commission says Polaris knew of defects in some models of their vehicles that could cause fires. One of these fires lead to a death in 2016 and other injuries in the following years. Polaris will pay out 27 Million in the settlement and […]

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Alcohol may have been a factor in I-35 Crash

Alcohol may have been a factor in I-35 Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol announced that alcohol may have been a factor in head on collision killing 3 on I-35 near Duluth. Aaron Dame of Duluth was driving north in a southbound lane when he collided head on into another vehicle. He had previously been on probation for drunk driving before this. The collision killed Dame and two in the […]

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