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    (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
  • Salmonella

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw. The state health and agriculture departments …

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    03 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Two motorcyclists killed after they were thrown from a motorcycle in Carver County were husband and wife. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday on County Road …

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    03 Jul 15
  • algae

    (MNN/St. Paul) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is warning Minnesotans to be aware of blue-green algae blooms in lakes after a child was hospitalized due to exposure. Officials with M-P-C-A say the child was …

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    02 Jul 15