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Conditions Look Favorable for MN Fishing Opener

It should be a busy weekend at resorts and boat landings this weekend for Minnesota's fishing opener. DNR Central Region Fisheries Manager Brad Parsons with the early ice out this spring, and warmer weather on tap more people are expected to fish the opener

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Snow Monkey (Photo: Minnesota Zoo)
Snow Monkey (Photo: Minnesota Zoo)
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Minnesota Zoo Welcomes 3 Baby Snow Monkeys

Three baby snow monkeys will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo just in time for Mother's Day.

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6 Twin Cities Teachers Involved in Serious Car Accident

A Twin Cities high school had to scramble to find replacements after a carload of teachers was involved in a serious accident on the way to a conference in Duluth last week.

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Litchfield Turkey Farmer Hit by Bird Flu Sees Emotional, Financial Toll

Turkey farmer Greg Langmo says he knew right away when the flock that usually clustered around him turned lethargic that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry.

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Reward Increased for Info in Death of Carver County Man

Authorities have increased the reward for information about an attack last month that left a 90-year-old rural Carver County man dead. Sheriff Jim Olson said Tuesday his office has raised the reward to &7,500 for information leading to the arrest and charging of whoever killed Earl Olander.

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At Medical Marijuana Warehouse, Plants Rise As Launch Nears

Kim Kelsey is ready to start getting medical marijuana to treat her son's epilepsy. The state's two manufacturers are almost ready, too.

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At Medical Marijuana Warehouse, Plants Rise as Launch Nears

Kim Kelsey is ready to start getting medical marijuana to treat her son's epilepsy. The state's two manufacturers are almost ready, too. Both manufacturers say they'll be ready to start distributing marijuana pills and oils by the July 1 program launch.

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Legislature Preparing to Vote on State Lottery Restrictions

Minnesota lawmakers are preparing to vote on a bill suspending Internet-based state lottery tickets. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Tuesday he'd hold the vote soon, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt said he expected his chamber would do the same.

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Jennie-O Lays Off 233 Workers in Faribault Due to Bird Flu

Jennie-O Turkey Store says it's laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of available turkeys.

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Three More Acts Announced For Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

Three more acts have been announced for the Grandstand Concert Series at the Great Minnesota Get Together. Patti LaBelle, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Garrison Keillor will all have shows this summer.

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