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  • Learfield Wire Service
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(Willmar MN-) There is a good chance your Thanksgiving Turkey was born and raised right here in Minnesota. Steve Olson with the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association says Minnesota ranks first in turkey production: Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Huffington Post website is citing two unnamed women who say that U.S. Senator Al Franken grabbed their buttocks during separate events in Minneapolis. The women spoke anonymously to the website and their stories were posted yesterday. One says Franken groped her whil… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Senator Dan Schoen's lawyer spoke out yesterday about sexual harassment allegations against the DFLer. The lawyer said in a news conference yesterday afternoon that Schoen never sexually harassed anyone intentionally and suggested that the claims were politically motivated.… Read more

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(Winona County, MN) -- State regulators say chronic wasting disease has been detected in a deer on a southeastern Minnesota farm. Regulators said yesterday that the disease was detected in a three-year-old whitetail buck during routine testing of the farm in Winona County. The Minnesota Boar… Read more

  • JP Cola
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(Willmar MN-) The Kandiyohi County Board Tuesday approved a half-cent local option sales tax to pay for transportation projects. The tax is estimated to raise about 13 million dollars over 4 years to pay for 4 different transportation projects in the county. After the projects are complete, … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Hormel Foods says Glenn Leitch has been named Executive Vice President, Supply Chain for the Hormel Foods Corporation in Austin, Minn. In conjunction with Glenn’s move to Hormel Foods, Steve Lykken has been named president of Jennie-O Turkey Store. Read more

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(Duluth, MN) -- Essentia Health is firing around 50 employees over their refusal to get flu shots. The Duluth-based health system warned hundreds of workers last week that they would lose their jobs if they didn't get vaccinated. A group of workers still refused and didn't meet Essentia's me… Read more

 

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