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  • School Lockdown

    ORONO, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a high school student after threats on social media prompted a lockdown at a suburban Minneapolis school district. Orono schools went into lockdown Wednesday after posts on Twitter …

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    22 Feb 18
  • BOLD School District

    (West Central Tribune/Olivia, MN) — The BOLD School District notified district residents, students, and staff that there was no threat to safety despite stories circulating that someone intended to bring a gun to school Tuesday. …

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    22 Feb 18
  • 3M Chemicals-Lawsuit

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 3M Co. says it is settling a lawsuit by the state of Minnesota over chemical disposal without admitting a public health issue. 3M agreed to pay $850 million just as the lawsuit …

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    21 Feb 18
  • Snow Plow

    The wintry weather blanketing Minnesota Monday was causing difficulties on the state’s roadways. KSTP-TV reports the state patrol said there were 288 crashes from midnight Monday to 4 p.m. Monday- including 32 that resulted in …

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    20 Feb 18
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say three more children have died of complications of the flu, bringing the number of Minnesota children who have died of influenza this season to four. The …

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    16 Feb 18
  • Governor Proclamation

    ST. PAUL, MN – In accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, Governor Mark Dayton has directed all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State …

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    15 Feb 18
  • trial

    Starkey Laboratories owner Bill Austin ended four days on the witness stand as the embezzlement trial of several former executives at the company continued Wednesday. KSTP-TV reports those former executives are accused of stealing $20 …

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    15 Feb 18
  • court

    (Gaylord, MN)  A Belle Plaine teen who fatally struck a bicyclist with her vehicle while Snapchatting on her phone is expected to be sentenced to community service and probation. The 17-year-old pleaded guilty to gross …

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    14 Feb 18