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  • Explore the 'Winter Wonder' each week on KARE 11 Sunrise February 26, 2021 1:45 pm KARE 11 We're exploring outdoor winter activities to enjoy, even during the pandemic. MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Minnesotans are known for embracing our cold weather climate and making the most of the snow and ice. That's still very much the case in 2021, …
  • Sports gambling – do we need it that bad? February 7, 2021 7:42 am The Journal - Minnesota Once again, the issue of legalizing sports betting is popping up in the Minnesota Legislature. Democratic Sen. Karla Bigham, of Cottage Grove, and Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo, of Farmington, are proposing a bill that would allow on-site sports wagering at …
  • Scientific panel with U prof hopes review of Trump water rules gains traction with Biden administration January 12, 2021 7:26 am MinnPost - Minnesota Bonnie Keeler’s work studying water regulation at the University of Minnesota made her a perfect fit for a panel of scientists that recently reviewed Trump administration rollbacks of water protection rules. It didn’t hurt that she also lives in the Land …
  • Two Minnesotans ringing in the New Year as millionaires January 5, 2021 5:14 pm KTOE - Minnesota Two Minnesotans woke up New Year’s Day a million dollars richer after playing the state’s holiday raffle game. Lottery Director Adam Prock: “We know that one of our millionaire dollar winners bought their ticket in Bloomington and another purchased theirs …
  • Minnesota Millionaire Raffle January 2, 2021 12:24 am CBS 4 Minnesota By WCCO-TVJanuary 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – 2021 is already off to a great start for two Minnesota Lottery players. They bought winning, Millionaire Raffle tickets at stores in St. Cloud and Bloomington. Leroy’s Great Bear Auto and Tire sold …
  • 12-09-2020 Holiday Lottery Campaign Reminds Adults Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play December 9, 2020 2:30 pm West Virginia Lottery CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Lottery has joined with 100% of all U.S. and Canadian Lotteries in participating in the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) and International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill …
  • Lottery tickets not appropriate gifts for minors December 2, 2020 10:48 pm SouthernMinn.com - Minnesota The Minnesota Lottery and the Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance (NPGA) are continuing its annual participation in an international responsible gambling campaign to raise awareness about the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season. Both …
  • Someone Just Won $120,000 Playing The Lottery In S. Minn November 25, 2020 3:41 am KROC - Minnesota On the Minnesota Lottery unclaimed winners page, where winning tickets that were sold, haven't been claimed by their owners yet, shows that someone just netted over $100,000 right before the holidays playing the Minnesota Lottery's print-n-play …
  • Millions in 'sin taxes' flowing into Minnesota's coffers during COVID-19 pandemic November 22, 2020 10:48 am Minneapolis Star Tribune Annie Santos headed to the store for some emergency supplies after a distressing message from her children’s school. “We just got the e-mail from school saying, ‘We’re switching to distance learning,’ ” Santos said, laughing in the parking lot of the St. …
  • IGT Gets 2-year Contract Extension With Minnesota Lottery - Quick Facts September 28, 2020 12:51 pm RTTNews International Game Technology PLC (IGT) announced Monday that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corp., signed a two-year contract extension with the Minnesota Lottery to continue providing high-performing instant ticket games and related services …
  • Another Record Year For Minnesota Lottery September 24, 2020 1:21 pm KROC - Minnesota St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Lottery today reported record sales for the 2020 fiscal year that ended June 30th. It was the third straight year the state lottery has set a new sales record. The total for the 12 month period was $668.6 million …
  • Workers fired from Moorhead business allege religious discrimination, unfair labor practices September 14, 2020 9:11 pm Grand Forks Herald - North Dakota The 11 former employees, who are all Somali refugees and Muslim, worked at Salad Makers Inc. in Moorhead. They told Forum News Service they worked six days a week, between 10 and 13 hours a day, never received overtime pay, and were not allowed to take …
  • Winning lottery ticket bought in Perham September 3, 2020 2:36 am Perham Focus - Minnesota The winning ticket for the $28,000 Northstar Cash jackpot was sold in Perham, according to a Facebook post made by Minnesota Lottery. According to the post, the ticket won on Sept. 1, and was sold at Central Market. The winning numbers on the ticket were 9 …
  • DPS warns bars, restaurants to follow Executive Order No. 74 July 22, 2020 2:24 am International Falls Journal - Minnesota Investigators with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (DPS-AGED), along with law enforcement partners around the state, recently spent two weeks surveilling 919 Minnesota restaurants and bars looking for …
  • More than 27,400 apply for Small Business Relief Grants: Lottery drawing is now done July 21, 2020 3:07 am Detroit Lakes Tribune - Minnesota The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has completed the initial lottery drawing for the winners of the Small Business Relief Grant Program, it was announced July 17. The program will award $10,000 grants to small businesses that …

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