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Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record with 1.82 million visitors

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FALCON HEIGHTS — Comfortable temperatures and a new West End Market helped the Minnesota State Fair draw record crowds this year.

Total attendance was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497. Last year’s attendance was 1,731,162.
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Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record with 1.82 million visitors

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FALCON HEIGHTS — Comfortable temperatures and a new West End Market helped the Minnesota State Fair draw record crowds this year.

Total attendance was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497. Last year’s attendance was 1,731,162.
“T…continue reading on dglobe.com

Oil hits 9-month high at $115 a barrel: Record comes on heels of Iraqi conflict

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Brent crude hit a nine-month high of more than $115 a barrel on Thursday as the United States said it would send military advisers to Iraq, raising concerns about the escalating conflict.
Government forces continued to battle Sunni mili…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New policy requires feds to record interviews

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor.

The office of Tim Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme.
While praising the congressman for …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme.
While praising the congressman for …continue reading on dglobe.com

JBS hog buyer retires after 45½ years

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — While growing up on a farm outside the tiny town of Myrtle, southeast of Albert Lea, Paul Schilling’s chores included helping with the family’s purebred Duroc hog operation. He showed hogs as a 4-H’er, participated on the genera…continue reading on dglobe.com

Webster wrestling team breaks SD duals record

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEBSTER (AP) — The high school wrestling team in the northeastern South Dakota city of Webster has added to an already impressive resume.

The Bearcats have broken the state record for consecutive dual victories, with 60, the American News repo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Chillin’ out for news of a chili record; Win or lose, Minto expects a hot time

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

MINTO – Residents of Minto will be feasting on chili tonight when they learn whether a summer chili feed has landed the community in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Back in June, the community cooked a pot of 2,420 pounds of chili in an effort…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Smallmouth Bass state record falls

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A 7-pound smallmouth bass caught by Derek Valnes of Brandon in Horseshoe Lake on Oct. 26 is the new state record for that species of fish.

Horseshoe Lake is located in Day County. The smallmouth bass was 21-1/2 inches long and had a gir…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com