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  • skunk

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A government wildlife researcher says he’s found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks, evidence that small mammals …

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    18 May 16
  • crime scene

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Eden Prairie man is charged with first-degree premeditated murder in the stabbing death of his pregnant wife and their prematurely born child. Thirty-year-old Yevgeniy Savenok remains jailed with bail set at …

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    18 May 16
  • Marissa Quade

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in locating a missing Willmar woman. Last Thursday the sheriff’s office took a missing person’s report from the family of 20-year-old Marissa Kristine Quade. …

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    17 May 16
  • fire investigation

    Two fires Sunday, one in Sibley County, the other in Meeker County, caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. At just after 9:30 Sunday morning, the Sibley County Sheriff’s office received a report of …

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    16 May 16
  • SMSBC

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle air and water quality violations. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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    13 May 16
  • Prince

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Colorado inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, claiming the musician is his biological father. In filings with Carver County District Court, Carlin …

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    11 May 16
  • Paisley Park

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — A search warrant reveals that a Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death — including the day before he died — and prescribed him medication. The warrant …

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    11 May 16
  • Emergency

    Hutchinson Police are asking the public for help in obtaining information on an incident that happened last month that resulted in a Hutchinson teen being hit by a car as he was skateboarding. Authorities say …

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    10 May 16