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  • Fatal Crash

    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) — The president of a Gaylord ambulance service was killed while riding his bicycle and members of his crew had to respond to the call. Gaylord Mayor Don Boeder tells the Star …

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    13 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A motorcyclist is dead after entering a ditch in Kandiyohi County Sunday morning. According to Sheriff Dan Hartog, the incident occurred near County Road 4 and County Road 28 in Harrison Township. The victim’s name …

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    13 Jul 15
  • chickadee

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has confirmed its second case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a wild bird. The Department of Natural Resources says a chickadee found in Ramsey County and delivered to …

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    11 Jul 15
  • heat_graphic

    (MNN) The heat and humidity are back. HCMC Dr. Douglas Brunette says young kids and the elderly are most at-risk for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. He says on days like this, drink plenty of …

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    11 Jul 15
  • Hunter Boutain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. In a statement issued through the University of Minnesota Medical Center, the family of Hunter …

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    10 Jul 15
  • court

    CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnetonka man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a boat on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. …

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    08 Jul 15
  • MPCA

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is expanding its air pollution warning due to smoke from wildfires in Canada. The agency on Monday expanded the alert previously issued for the northern …

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    07 Jul 15
  • Fire

    Fire destroyed a Bird Island home Friday morning. The owners, Matthew and Linda Rham, were not home at the time of the fire. Renville County authorities say when crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed …

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    06 Jul 15