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  • Minnesota Department of Health

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health is warning citizens about a new strain of norovirus. In a report issued Tuesday, they said the new strain could mean more norovirus, or gastro-intestinal illnesses. According …

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    23 Dec 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Winthrop man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Sibley County Monday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Dustin Muchow died at the scene. Authorities say Muchow was driving his pickup truck …

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    22 Dec 15
  • police line do not cross

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors allege a 62-year-old Minneapolis man killed his 89-year-old mother because he was upset about bedbugs in her downtown Minneapolis apartment. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office charged Michael Gallagher with second-degree murder …

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    22 Dec 15
  • Heinrich

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has added more child pornography charges against a man authorities have called a “person of interest” in the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. The 25-count indictment released Wednesday …

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    17 Dec 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has lifted the last remaining quarantines on poultry farms that were infected with highly pathogenic bird flu, marking a milestone in the state’s recovery from an outbreak that cost …

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    16 Dec 15
  • Burglar-300

    A Chanhassen homeowner apparently frightened off a would-be burglar Monday morning, triggering a search that involved three police departments and a K-9 unit. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports at 10:00 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Gwen Butcher

    A Hutchinson woman has pleaded guilty to obstructing an investigation by aiding an offender after the fact in connection with the murder of an Annandale man. Gwen Butcher entered the plea during a settlement conference …

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    15 Dec 15
  • fire investigation

    HAM LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 5-year-old girl who was killed in a mobile home fire in Ham Lake. The blaze broke out shortly after midnight Sunday at the home in the …

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    14 Dec 15