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Experts fear Minnesota farmland value could decline

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Experts say Minnesota farmers could be impacted by a decline in farmland prices.

MacDonald to show up at State Fair despite being banned by GOP

The Minnesota G-O-P's endorsed candidate for state Supreme Court says she'll show up every day during the State Fair at the Minnesota Republican Party booth, even though G-O-P officials have banned her from campaigning there.

Additional counties added to disaster list

Two additional counties have been added to a presidential disaster declaration for damage from flooding and severe storms this summer.

Tracy Show host Con Rettmer dies at 78

Long time Marshall Radio Talk Show host Con Rettmer has died.

Commissioners vote to support Plum Creek Regional System

The Lyon County board of Commissioners Tuesday voted to withdraw at least some of its support for the Marshall-Lyon County Library, opting instead to make state-required maintenance of effort payments to the Plum Creek Regional Library System.

Newborn found dead in Butterfield

BUTTERFIELD, Minn. (AP) - Watonwan County authorities say they're investigating the death of a newborn and that a 14-year-old girl has been hospitalized.

Balaton brothers arrested after chase in shooting near Granite Falls

The brothers arrested Tuesday in connection with a shooting near Granite Falls last week, are facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase through Lyon and Lincoln Counties on Tuesday.

President grants disaster declaration for 8 Minnesota counties

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages.

Quarterly budget details to be released today

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota finance officials are releasing the latest details on state tax collections after a few months of disappointing figures.

MPCA: Southwest Minnesota rivers in bad shape

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new report says rivers in southwestern Minnesota are in bad shape because of increased erosion and runoff.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency report also says half the rivers and streams tested throughout the state have been altered in recent years, the result of measures taken to help improve drainage for both agriculture and city development.