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GOP Lawmakers Call To Arm More Military Members

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Top Minnesota Republicans lawmakers on Monday called on Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to issue an executive order allowing active Minnesota military members to carry weapons in public. 392 more words


Sen. Franken Speaks Out Against Payday Loans In St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Efforts are under way to crack down on the types of loans that offer quick cash, but exorbitant interest rates. 121 more words


3 indicted over alleged recruiting scheme at Minnesota National Guard

Federal indictments handed down Wednesday say three Minnesota National Guard members fraudulently took bonus money by claiming they’d  recruited new Guard members.

Two current and one former Guard members are charged with wire fraud, … 204 more words


Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Heading Out For 7-Month Deployment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard are heading out for a seven-month mobilization in Kuwait. A departure ceremony was held in Hastings Saturday for the departing men and women. 47 more words


Bird flu outbreak could cost state more than $6 million

The toll of the avian flu outbreak in Minnesota is weighing heavily on farmers and state officials, as they work quickly to try to lend support and contain the spread of the virus. 274 more words


Foaming Procedure Kills Infected Turkeys En Masse

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The effort to stop bird flu from spreading in Minnesota means millions of birds must be killed.

Forty-nine farms in 17 Minnesota counties have… 352 more words


Dayton Authorizes National Guard To Help Fight Wildfires

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires in the state.

Dayton on Wednesday signed an executive order to provide emergency assistance to the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center. 69 more words