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What Food Do You Think Minnesota Should Be Known For?

If you enjoy eating like I do, the thought may have crossed your mind at one time or another about what foods are different states known for...

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Minnesota Sees ‘Concerning’ Jump in STD Cases

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The overall numbers remain relatively small, but the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases reported in Minnesota rose sharply last year.

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Bill Erases Local Sick Leave & Minimum Wage Laws

St. Paul, MN (Learfield Wire Services/TTWN Media Networks) - The Minnesota Senate has passed (35-to-31) a bill that would override paid sick leave ordinances in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, plus short-circuit some communities’ efforts to increase the minimum wage above the statewide level.

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High Speed Chase Led to Red Wing Murder Suspect’s Arrest

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - The man charged with a fatal shooting in Red Wing this week is also facing prosecution in western Wisconsin for leading a Pierce County deputy on a high-speed chase early Tuesday.

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Minnesota Hit Economic Milestone Last Month

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota’s economy reached a significant milestone last month when the state’s total number of private sector jobs exceeded 2.5 million for the first time.

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Eyota Man Being Sought for Gun Incident

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Authorities are trying to find a Rochester area man who threatened some people with a gun.

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Tornado Drills in Minnesota

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A reminder there will be statewide tornado drills conducted Thursday in Minnesota, including the activation of outdoor warning sirens in many communities.

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Why are 75,000 Bugs Being Released in the Mall of America Today?

Officials at MOA say thousands of bugs will be released inside the mall on Thursday.

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Elbow Lake Tornado September 5, 1969- photo from HSEM
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Tornado Drill Day in Minnesota

Today is Tornado Drill Day during Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness week.

According to information from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Homeland Security and Emergency Management and National Weather Service, that means tornado drills will be conducted across the state...

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Red Wing Man Charged With Murder

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - Charges have been filed in a Red Wing murder case.

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