Day: April 10, 2018

Rural Minnesota Man Dies After Being Trampled on Farm

Rural Minnesota Man Dies After Being Trampled on Farm

An 85-year-old man in rural Hewitt, Minnesota has died after being trampled by a cow on his farm in Otter Tail County this past weekend. Sheriff’s authorities say Delbert Horn was attempting to tag a calf on Sunday when a cow trampled him. Emergency responders arrived at the scene but were unable to revive him. Hewitt is a small town […]

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Republican Governors Association to Purchase Major Ad Time for 2018 Election

Republican Governors Association to Purchase Major Ad Time for 2018 Election

Within days of former Gov. Tim Pawlenty announcing his candidacy for his old job in St. Paul, the Republican Governors Association has announced they plan to purchase $2.3 million in advertising for the state election cycle. The ad reservation can be canceled by the RGA, but the announcement shows the group has confidence in Tim Pawlenty’s chances in November. The […]

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President Trump Nominates Dakota County Judge for U.S. Attorney

President Trump Nominates Dakota County Judge for U.S. Attorney

Official photo of Judge MacDonald.  A Minnesota judge from Dakota County has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next U.S. Attorney for the state of Minnesota. Erica MacDonald has served in her current position as a judge since 2009 and re-elected in 2012. Previous to that she served as the assistant U.S. Attorney for the state for […]

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Eastman Hall continues Renovation

While the legislature gave St. Cloud State the go-ahead just last year, the university hasn’t been hesitant in beginning on one of its most ambitious additions yet. The former athletic center is now boarded up with construction workers chipping away at the ancient bricks and boarding up all the windows. “The whole scope of the project is to basically cut and gut […]

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The Beauty of Community

ST CLOUD, MN – Friday night Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud had their opening night for the much anticipated Disney Classic Beauty and The Beast The Musical. The community theatre’s almost 100 years of history has stayed popular with the help of members throughout the community. The leads in this musical range from teacher to office manager, but no […]

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Federal Judge Dismisses Winery Lawsuit

Federal Judge Dismisses Winery Lawsuit

A lawsuit between two Minnesota wineries has been dismissed by a federal judge. Alexis Bailly Vineyard and Next Chapter Winery claimed that a current Minnesota law is hurting their business and is unconstitutional. The current law says that farm wineries can sell their product to wholesalers, retailers, and directly to consumers as long as 51 percent of the grapes of juices […]

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Minnesota DNR Sets Deer Harvest Size

Minnesota DNR Sets Deer Harvest Size

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has proposed a new plan to manage the states deer population. The new plan will span 10 years and has a statewide harvest goal of 200,000 deer. That number is lower than what the states largest deer group wants. The leaders of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association have wanted a harvest closer to 225,000. […]

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Salmonella Outbreak Leaves One Dead, More Sick

Salmonella Outbreak Leaves One Dead, More Sick

Chicken salad contaminated with salmonella has resulted in the death on one person and has sickened 265 more. The outbreak started in Iowa based food company Triple T Specialty Meats and was distributed by Fareway Stores. Nearly 50 people are filing lawsuits against the two companies and will be represented by Bill Marler and Steve Wandro, two food safety attorneys. […]

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ANOKA MURDER

ANOKA MURDER

A Minnesota man has ben sentenced to life in prison after a burglary gone wrong. Twenty-eight year-old Isaiah Thomas broke into 60 year-old Albert Loehlein’s home back in 2016. He then burglarized his home and fatally beat him. The judge listened to the six family impact statements and the apology from Thomas himself before handing down the sentence. Thomas will […]

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ENDANGERED RIVERS

ENDANGERED RIVERS

According to the study from an environmental advocacy group, Minnesota and Wisconsin are near the top of the list when it comes to endangered rivers in the united states. Every year the organization American Rivers posts a list of the most at-risk rivers in the united states. The Mississippi River is currently sitting at the number six spot on the […]

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