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    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Minnesota lawmakers will not meet their self-imposed deadline to wrap up the state budget by 7 o’clock this morning (Wednesday) and adjourn the special session.  Some in the Democratic minority …

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    24 May 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A Grove City man accused of raping a young girl multiple times over a three-year period was charged this week with three felonies. The West Central Tribune reports 42-year-old Christopher Allen Bengtson faces …

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    24 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislative leaders say they’ll call a special session to finish the state budget after they miss Monday’s midnight deadline to finalize a new spending package. The Legislature scrambled over …

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    23 May 17
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 11th person in Hennepin County has died after overdosing on the powerful opioid carfentanil. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says the 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park died April 26 from …

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    23 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature is continuing committee meetings and negotiations with only two days left for Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to strike a deal on an expected $45.5 …

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    22 May 17
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    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Four deer in central Minnesota have tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the deer that tested positive for the deadly neurological infection are from …

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    19 May 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man has been charged with two counts of domestic assault after an incident that happened Friday night. Forty-seven-year-old Jon Gregory Berggren is charged with one count of domestic assault by strangulation and one …

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    18 May 17
  • Kazimer

    According to a news release from the St. Cloud Police Department, Aaliyah Kazimer, the Annandale teen who has been missing since Saturday, was found alive Wednesday in St. Cloud. The release said Kazimer was located …

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    18 May 17