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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

South Dakota Tops For Business

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A recent poll on the cable network “CNBC” put South Dakota at number one for business in their “Top States for Business 2013” list.

Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Minnesota Congressman Concerned With Conference On Farm Bill

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One of the questions for Conference Committee members will be how to meld the House’s farm only bill with the…

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Area Farmers Tour Japanese Tsunami Areas

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Area farmers were in Japan last week on a trade mission and to tour the Tsunami hit areas they supported…

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Farm Leader Pleased With US China Climate Talks

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United States and Chinese leaders were engaged in talks last week aimed at improving climate change mitigation. The two countries…

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Minnesota Ag Department Offering Livestock Grants

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The Minnesota Department of Ag is offering $1 million of livestock investment grants to producers making improvements in their operation.  …

Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Twins Shuffle Roster

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After putting a close to a disappointing first-half, the Twins on Sunday decided to shuffle up their roster heading into the All-Star break.

Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Break Time For Twins

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The Twins enter the All-Star break in fourth place in the American League Central at 39-and-53, 12 games behind first place Detroit.

Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Hicks Leads Twins Over Yanks

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Aaron Hicks smacked a three-run homer as the Twins topped the Yankees 10-4 in the rubber match of a weekend series in the Bronx.

Golf

Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Perry Wins In Omaha

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Kenny Perry shot a 63 on Sunday to win the U.S. Senior Open by five strokes at Omaha Country Club.

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Team USA In Consolation

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Team USA picked up a 91-51 win over Norway in the consolation bracket at the World University Games.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.