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  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers added 600 jobs in January, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency also released revised figures that show the state gained 12,661 more …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Firefighter

    Six people suffered smoke inhalation and are now homeless after a house fire in Hector. Fire Chief Patrick Callahan says just before 9 Tuesday night they responded to a report of a house fire at …

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    13 Mar 14
  • avalanche

    Park County authorities in Montana say an 18-year-old man from Lake Lillian, MN, has died after he was buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling. He’s identified as 18-year-old Zach Junkermeier. The Park County Sheriff’s Office …

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    12 Mar 14
  • Archdiocese

    The Ramsey County Attorney’s office has declined to file charges against Archbishop John Nienstedt after a youth alleged inappropriate touching after a confirmation ceremony in 2009. MNN reports Archbishop Nienstedt adamantly denied the allegations and …

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    12 Mar 14
  • methamphetamine

    A Hutchinson Husband and Wife have been charged with methamphetamine crimes involving a child. 38-year-old Bradley Allan Peterson and 50-year-old Robin Lynne Peterson were arrested Wednesday morning when police executed a search warrant at their …

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    11 Mar 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    A 25-year-old woman is dead after being hit by a Burlington Northern train early Saturday morning in Independence. According to the West Hennepin Public Safety Department, the accident happened at 1:15 a.m. just off Highway …

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    10 Mar 14
  • Caleb Erickson

    ST. PAUL, MN – In honor and remembrance of Lance Corporal Caleb L. Erickson, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal …

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    10 Mar 14
  • Fatal Crash

    SLEEPY EYE, Minn. (AP) — The Sleepy Eye public schools superintendent says counselors and clergy will be available for students and teachers mourning the deaths of four people, two of which graduated from the high …

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    10 Mar 14