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MANKATO - After refusing to practice for recently reinstated coach Todd Hoffner, players on the Minnesota State University-Mankato football team are expected to return to practice Friday, a member of the school’s athletic department said Thursday. “All indications are that they will return to pr...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:15pm

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Location, location location: Not only is it key to the value of real estate, it's also a big driver of the cost of long-term care. A study of long-term care costs in the United States released this week shows that the cost of long-term services and support varies dramatically by ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:03pm

April 17 (Reuters) - Oil pipelines in the United States are undergoing a historic realignment in response to new production in the Eagle Ford development in south-central Texas, redevelopment of older production in the Permian Basin and new flows of oil from the Midwest and Canada that have oversupp...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:41pm

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday. Megan Huntsman, 39, was ordered held in lieu...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:01pm

Ely - For the past several months the debate over mining in Minnesota has focused on PolyMet Mining's proposed copper-nickel mine, which is winding its way through the environmental review process. But Twin Metals has been quietly completing its plans for a second and much larger project, one that c...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:34am

Just northwest of the Twin Cities, in the bedroom communities of St. Michael, Albertville and Hanover, something unusual is happening. A pump is taking water from the jointly run treatment plant and rather than sending it to people's homes and faucets, it's injecting it into the ground at a rate of ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:18am

MOORHEAD – A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while wearing gloves and wearing a hood over his face. William Dubois Dean, 52, was charged ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:04am

BACKUS - Cheryal Lee Hills, Region 5 Development Commission director, reported on some of the work the region has been doing. She said the region paid off the balance of a 2006 loan in March this year. The region currently has six full-time staff.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:41pm

■ Live music For week of April 17-23; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. Platinum FM, Friday-Saturday Coco Moon 601 Laurel St. Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:15pm

■ Entries sought for Congressional Art Competition Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., invites all high school artists living in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to submit entries to the 2014 Congressional Art Competition.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 6:14pm