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  • TDK HTI Merger

    HUTCHINSON, Minn., Sept. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hutchinson Technology Incorporated today (Thursday) announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as …

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    22 Sep 16
  • Emergency

    A Shorewood teenager was hit and killed while crossing Highway 7 in Minnetonka early Wednesday. The State Patrol says 17-year-old Scott Berzins died at the scene. At about 6:18am, a vehicle traveling westbound on Highway …

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    22 Sep 16
  • Legionnaires Disease

    (Learfield News Service/Hopkins, MN) — A person is dead after contracting Legionnaires’ Disease in Hopkins. This was the first death related to the Hopkins outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health says that 14 people have …

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    22 Sep 16
  • Indictment

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal prosecutors are accusing three former executives of Minnesota-based Starkey Hearing Technologies of taking part in a conspiracy to embezzle more than $20 million from the hearing aid maker and its principal …

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    22 Sep 16
  • Adan

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — He was a recent college student and had worked part time as a security guard. He was said to be a high school honors student. He had nothing more than …

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    20 Sep 16
  • fire investigation

    Three people are dead after a house fire in Carver County. Sheriff’s deputies and Watertown firefighters arrived at the home in Watertown Township early Saturday morning and found it engulfed in flames. Barry Nustad confirms …

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    19 Sep 16
  • Emergency

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The off-duty police officer who shot and killed a man suspected of stabbing nine people in a Minnesota mall is deflecting praise from people who call him a hero. Jason …

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    19 Sep 16
  • Legionnaires Disease

    HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials are investigating several possible sources of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Minneapolis suburb of Hopkins. State Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says there are now …

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    16 Sep 16