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Minnesota company plans gold exploration in Black Hills  Daily Republic

SILVER CITY, S.D. -- A Minnesota company plans to conduct exploratory drilling for gold near Silver City in the central portion of the Black Hills National Forest, ...

Snowshoes are the means of movement at weekend programs in Minnesota parks  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Snowshoe in Afton. Afton State Park. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. NorthStar Trail Travelers, a group “dedicated to walking in our state parks,” will lead this program.

2 Republicans, 1 Democrat vie for open Minnesota House seat  Star Tribune

The field is set for a special election to a state House seat in east-central Minnesota that became open in a game of political musical chairs.