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Minnesota And Wisconsin Farmers Can Rest Easy After Failed California Vote On Genetically-Modified Foods Fails

It was a win for the food industry along with farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin as California voters rejected a vote to mandate labeling for food products that have been genetically modified. Part of the reason that the election went the way it did was an investment from the food industry to lobby potential voters;  Those investments included money from local companies

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Source: Elvert Barnes via flickr
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Servicemen And Women Get A Free Meal For Veteran’s Day

Who says there's no such thing as a free meal?!  For the 5th year, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are offering a free meal to veterans and active servicemen and women at the Grand Buffet on Sunday, November 11th.  The meal is being offered to honor our military for their service to our country on Veteran's Day.

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A Plane Chartered By Senator Paul Wellstone Crashes
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Remembrance for Paul and Sheila Wellstone on 10th Anniversary of Plane Crash to be Held in Eveleth

October 25th is the 10th anniversary of the plane crash that took the lives of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife Sheila Wellstone, their daughter Marcia Wellstone Markuson and Wellstone campaign staffers Tom Lapic, Mary McEvoy and Will McLaughlin. This fall, three remembrance events are planned to honor their lives and remember their legacy.

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The Nut Goodie, Proudly Known As A Minnesota Classic

I remember well when I was a kid, Mom would sent be to the corner store to get  bread, milk and things.things. The rule in our house was that Mom always got a big Hershey's bar (forty nine cents), and Ray always got a Nut Goodie (ten cents). If there were a few pennies left, I could get a few one cent bubble gum cards too.

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Daytime Closures On Oliver Bridge – August 13th Through August 17th

Like it does most summers, the Oliver Bridge is scheduled for some daytime closures so that routine maintenance and inspections can be carried out.   The closure will happen daily Monday August 13th through Friday August 17th - from 7:30 AM to 4 PM

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Minnesota-Based Buffalo Wild Wings Updates Their Logo And Their Atmosphere

"The only thing constant is change" - or so the old saying goes.  It looks like Buffalo Wild Wings is living that adage, as it prepares to roll out a new logo and restaurant design.
Some of the changes to the logo include a buffalo with bigger wings, narrowed eyes, and upward-turned horns

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New Invention Reduces Flies At Your Favorite Restaurant

Nothing ruins a good meal more than flies.   While there's not much that can be done about a fly-ridden picnic or outdoor barbecue, a new invention hopes to eradicate the pesky flies from your next restaurant visit.

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Bobby Vee Has Alzheimer’s

Another musician has announced that he is suffering from Alzheimer's.  Minnesota-based rock and roller Bobby Vee has gone public with the news that he has been diagnosed with the disease.
Vee was catapulted to stardom after the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and JP "Big Bopper" Richardson in a 1959 plane crash en route to Moorhead, Minn

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Duluth Introduces A Cinco De Mayo Festival; Not In Minnesota – But Georgia

Buenas noticias!!  2012 marks the first year of a brand new Cinco de Mayo Festival for the City of Duluth!  Want the malas noticias?  It's in Georgia.

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Minnesota Teen Scores Prom Dates With Two Porn Stars

What do you do when all the girls you ask to prom are already planning to go with other guys? Apparently, you get on Twitter and start asking porn stars to go with you. That’s what one Minnesota teen has done.

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Chris Allen Is Stinkin' Mad Again
Chris Allen Is Stinkin' Mad Again
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Why There’s No Beverage Tops At The Metrodome? An Explanation.

I went to the Minnesota Vikings Game against Denver. First of all if you have a back pack with anything in it, you have to go to entrance "C" and get it checked. That being said, I went to enjoy the game

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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO TO PREPARE FOR A NORTHLAND WINTER

Hearty Northlanders start getting ready for winter just about the time the kids go back to school – even earlier if they’re “lifers”. It's safe to say that we're due for a substantial snowfall any time after Labor Day. Here are the Top 5 Things To Do To Prepare For A Northland Winter (or ANY area’s winter-season for that matter). In no particular order:

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