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  • Andrew Joseph Dikken

    Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Dikken appeared for a plea hearing before Judge Thomas …

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    01 Jul 14
  • biodiesel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raises the bar on biodiesel this week. Starting Tuesday, state law will require all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota to contain at least 10 percent biodiesel. The mandate will …

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    30 Jun 14
  • forklift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have identified the worker who died after a stack of wood fell from his forklift and crushed him. The medical examiner’s office said Sunday the man was 36-year-old Travis …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Watertown Minnesota man was injured after losing control of his motorcycle on a detour route in Fillmore County Saturday afternoon. 48-year-old Tad Peterson was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment of …

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    30 Jun 14
  • President Obama

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Barack Obama says policies to help the middle class are fully achievable if the country can get Washington to work for average citizens. Obama says the central challenge that drives him …

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    27 Jun 14
  • President Obama

    (Minneapolis, MN) — President Obama will hold a town hall meeting this afternoon (Thursday) in Minnehaha Park and will talk about the economy tomorrow at Lake Harriet Band Shell. Obama will also spend time today …

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    26 Jun 14
  • Tree Trimming

     A power line electrocuted a man Wednesday afternoon while he was trimming trees in Minnetonka. It happened just after 1 p.m. on Townline Road. Reports say a 21-year-old man, who is an employee of a …

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    26 Jun 14
  • High Water

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is making the rounds of more Minnesota cities along flood-swollen rivers to meet with emergency managers and local elected officials. Delano City Administrator Phil Kern told the …

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    25 Jun 14