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For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one (copy)

winonadailynews.com — OWATONNA, Minn. - Again this year, hundreds of 4-H kids are showing animals at the Minnesota State Fair. But while it isn't obvious, many of the kids showing animals this year are presenting animals they don't actually own. They're leasing them.

Minnesota bird lover surveys the state from his unique perch

winonadailynews.com — ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - It's probably a safe bet that average 5-year-olds wouldn't know a meadowlark if one hit them in the head. But Bob Janssen did. Seventy-odd years ago, he was riding his bike near a marshy swamp in Minneapolis, "and this bird flushed right into my face and it was a meadowlark.

Minnesota bird lover surveys the state from his unique perch

timesunion.com — (AP) - It's probably a safe bet that average 5-year-olds wouldn't know a meadowlark if one hit them in the head. Ever since that introduction, the 83-year-old Janssen has devoted his life to birds, Minnesota Public Radio News (http://bit.ly/1Eer4Tg ) reported.

MN cops press 'move over law' enforcement to honor trooper

mprnews.org — Police agencies statewide will step up enforcement of the state's "Ted Foss Move Over Law" on Monday to mark the anniversary of Trooper Ted Foss's death. Foss was killed Aug. 31, 2000, by a passing vehicle as he responded to a crash on the shoulder of Interstate 90 in Winona, Minn.

For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one

Aug 28, 2015

Brilliant idea! For kids without animals, @MN4H has the answer: Rent one ow.ly/Rus2m Looking 4-ward to seeing them @mnstatefair!

Aug 28, 2015

For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one mprnews.org/story/2015/08/… via @mprnews

Aug 28, 2015

Lovely story by @elizabethbaier @akolyer For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one mprnews.org/story/2015/08/…

From his unique perch, MN bird lover surveys the state

mprnews.org — It's probably a safe bet that average 5-year-olds wouldn't know a meadowlark if one hit them in the head. But Bob Janssen did. Seventy-odd years ago, he was riding his bike near a marshy swamp in Minneapolis, "and this bird flushed right into my face and it was a meadowlark.

Hormel reports higher profit despite bird flu

Mayo opens new lab center on Rochester outskirts

mprnews.org — Mayo Clinic is opening a new clinical laboratory center on the outskirts of Rochester. The expansion adds 50,000 square feet of clinical lab space to Mayo's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Four existing labs downtown will relocate to the new facility.

In Winona, a surprising cluster of high-tech firms

mprnews.org — Tucked along the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, this city of 28,000 serves as the scenic home of a cluster of high-tech industries. Those industries specialize in the manufacture of composites - that is, plastics reinforced with fibers to create a lightweight but strong material.
Aug 11, 2015

RT @MPRnews: In Winona, a surprising cluster of high-tech firms: ow.ly/QEFVc

MN Supreme Court won't rule in Winona home rental case

mprnews.org — The Minnesota Supreme Court has turned aside a chance to rule on whether cities can restrict the concentration of rental properties. The court said homeowners who challenged a so-called 30 percent rule in Winona, Minn., have sold their homes or secured rental licenses and now lack an interest in the outcome.
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Jul 27, 2015

RT @NWSLaCrosse: Two rounds of storms on Tuesday. First round in the morning then severe storms possible Tuesday evening. pic.twitter.com/2pvWK2Isnj

Jul 02, 2015

Supporters knit, play cards while waiting in line to enter UW-LaX Rec Center before Obama’s speech. pic.twitter.com/yEQ0nKZqjP

Jun 17, 2015

RT @NWSTwinCities: A Tornado Warning has been issued for SE Waseca County, including New Richland until 3 PM. #mnwx twitter.com/NWStornado/sta…

Jun 15, 2015

RT @CathyWurzer: Breaking news: Archbishop Nienstedt offers resignation. Pope Francis accepts. He says "I leave with a clear conscience.."

May 15, 2015

RT @ClassicalMPR: ON NOW: In an historic broadcast, the @MN_Orchestra performs live in concert from #Cuba. @BrianNewhouse3 hosts: classicalmpr.org/listen

May 13, 2015

RT @TomCrann: Follow @EuanKerr for updates and photos from @mn_orchestra tour to Havana, Cuba.

Apr 24, 2015

Hey, #rochmn. Come work with us! @MPR is looking for a regional manager in Rochester. twitter.com/APMJobs/status…


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