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  • Fatal Crash

    Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed two people in Maple Grove. The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson of Dayton and 54-year-old Michael …

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    29 Dec 14
  • gas prices dropping

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — Some Minneapolis drivers are happier after they got to fill up their tank with gas that was less than two-dollars-a-gallon. On Christmas Day, The BP on Lyndale Avenue changed their price for …

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    26 Dec 14
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    The Minnesota Department of Health said a third young person has died of influenza as the flu season hits early and hard. The Health Department confirmed the death Wednesday in detailing flu activity around the …

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    26 Dec 14
  • Fatal Snowmobile Accident

    One man is dead, and his friend is facing serious charges following a fatal snowmobile accident in Wright County early Sunday morning. Deputies were called to Ramsey Lake in Maple Lake Township just before 1 …

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    22 Dec 14
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    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) — There is a huge spike in flu cases in Minnesota as Christmas approaches. The state Health Department said there were 203 new outbreaks in Minnesota schools for the week ending December …

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    19 Dec 14
  • carmel apples

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two people died and two others became ill this fall after eating prepackaged caramel apples contaminated with the bacterium listeria. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture are …

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    19 Dec 14
  • Meeker Memorial Hospital

    Meeker Memorial Hospital has implemented visitor restrictions, effective immediately, to help protect patients, staff and the community from the spread of influenza. It is recommended that no children visit hospital patients. No one under 18 …

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    17 Dec 14
  • Fire

    AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — A barn fire in southern Minnesota has killed hundreds of hogs. The fire broke out Monday at a farm about 12 miles northwest of Austin. Freeborn County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Glen …

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    17 Dec 14