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Farmer won’t be punished for selling raw milk while on probation after plea deal

A Minnesota farmer, on probation for pleading guilty to illegally selling raw milk two years ago, will not be punished after he was found transporting unpasteurized milk – a violation of his probation.

June 12, 1964: Unknown Rolling Stones booed in Minnesota

Fifty years ago today – before the Rolling Stones made it big – the mop-haired British quintet had to do a gig at Big Reggie’s Danceland ballroom in Excelsior, Minnesota. It did not go well.

First-of-its-kind Wisconsin test of weapon against zebra mussels

Scientists in Wisconsin are planning to apply a special experimental pesticide on an inland lake in northern Wisconsin in hopes of killing off zebra mussels that have attached themselves to native mussel beds.

‘Noble’ bison could be named official mammal of the U.S.

“I can think of no more noble an animal to name as the official mammal of the United States," a North Dakota Senator said when announcing a bill that would put the bison on the same pedestal as the bald eagle.

Running of the bulldogs and other Father’s Day ideas

Still on the hunt for something to do with dad this weekend – how does some organized chaos sound?

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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.

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