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Dayton Urges Feds To Step In On Grain Delays

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is urging the federal government to step in on railroad delays hitting Minnesota grain farmers.

A growing backlog of railroad shipments cost corn, wheat and soybean farmers $109 million in lower prices this spring, according to a University of Minnesota study. 96 more words


Petition For Bird-Safe Glass On Vikings Stadium Signed By 76,000

Minneapolis (WCCO) – Minnesota’s Audubon Society says thousands of people are concerned about birds hitting the large glass windows that will be in the new Vikings Stadium. 136 more words


Dayton, Johnson Get Big Public Money For Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson are getting big infusions of public money for their campaigns.

Dayton received $534,000 in public subsidies in his bid for a second term, while Johnson took in about $389,000. 104 more words


Hennepin, Ramsey counties added to disaster aid list

Two more counties have been added to the disaster aid list in Minnesota. Thursday the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that Hennepin and Ramsey counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster aid. 396 more words


5 Things To Know About Minnesota's Primary Races

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The primary election cleared up some intriguing questions and immediately set up some new ones. Before Minnesota digs in for the 12-week slog to November, here’s a quick rundown of the highlights in Tuesday’s races: 415 more words


Decision Day For Minnesota's GOP Governor Hopefuls

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans hoping to deny Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton a second term first must settle on a nominee in a primary Tuesday without a runaway favorite. 541 more words


5 Things To Know About Minnesota's Primary

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans — at least a few of them, anyway — will take a short break from summer to tend to Tuesday’s primary election. 574 more words