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  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14
  • Waseca Police

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca say they prevented an unimaginable tragedy by foiling a teenager’s plot to bomb its junior and senior high school. Police arrested a 17-year-old …

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    02 May 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. Byron Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the break-in …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Miller Mfg

    GLENCOE – Farm, ranch and pet supplier Miller Manufacturing will add 20 jobs as part of a $3 million expansion of its distribution center in Glencoe.Eagan-based Miller said it expects to create jobs paying an …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The trial of a Minnesota man charged with fatally shooting two teenagers will wrap up without the defendant taking the stand. Byron Smith told Judge Douglas Anderson on Monday that …

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    29 Apr 14
  • Burglary

    LITCHFIELD — A $27,000 diamond ring and machine shop tools identified as stolen in Kandiyohi County were found in a Litchfield business when law enforcement officers served a warrant on the online auction business last …

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    29 Apr 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its first case of measles this year. The Star Tribune reports state health officials confirmed the measles in a 19-month-old Hennepin County child. Health agencies have notified area families …

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    28 Apr 14
  • theft

    Two people, a 27-year-old man from Cosmos and a 35-year-old woman from Pennock, were arrested on charges of possession of stolen property and controlled substances after law enforcement officers served search warrants on Wednesday in …

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    24 Apr 14