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  • Balcer

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man suspected of kidnapping a missing 5-year-old girl who was found safe after a fatal fire in Bemidji. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Brittany Rose Balcer …

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    24 Jun 16
  • Paisley Park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a Colorado prison inmate who claims to be Prince’s son says she doesn’t believe reports that DNA results show Carlin Q. Williams’ claim is false. Marsha Henson, sitting in …

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    23 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say special session negotiations have taken a step backward The talk of an overtime session started just as the Legislature adjourned late last month. …

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    22 Jun 16
  • jennie-o logo

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — The Department of Labor says Jennie-O Turkey Store Inc. has agreed to hire 53 women and pay nearly $492,000 in back wages to 339 female applicants who were denied entry-level jobs …

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    22 Jun 16
  • guilty plea

    A Paynesville man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two teens and injured another. Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Tate was drunk on August 25th of last year when his pickup crossed …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of a Minnesota congressman was killed during a powerful storm in northeastern Minnesota. Cook County Sheriff’s Office said the 43-year-old man killed by a falling tree in the Boundary Waters …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Recall

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota-based GNP Company is recalling more than 27 tons of chicken after contaminants were detected. The company sells products under the Just BARE and Gold’n Plump brands. But it says …

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    20 Jun 16
  • ATV Crash

    (Colfax Township, MN) A rural Belgrade man is dead after being pinned under an ATV Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County. KWLM reports 56-year-old Steven Strand died at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office says they received …

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    20 Jun 16