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    OLIVIA—A 64-year-old man accused of abusing his Chihuahua puppy to death was sentenced Monday to 25 hours of community service and one year of probation, and was barred from owning pets. The West Central Tribune …

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    28 Sep 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Recent heavy rains have slowed the harvest for farmers in many parts of Minnesota. According to the Minnesota crop report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.1 …

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    28 Sep 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is declaring an executive order to help combat flooding damage from heavy rains across Minnesota. That rain struck Sept. 21, damaging infrastructure and properties in more than …

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    28 Sep 16
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    A child playing with a cigarette lighter is believed to be the likely cause of a house fire in Franklin Sunday afternoon. At about 2pm, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting …

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    26 Sep 16
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a man who stabbed 10 people in a Minnesota mall before being shot and killed says he has been buried. Federal authorities are investigating the attack at Crossroads Center …

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    26 Sep 16
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    ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — Thousands attended a public memorial service remembering 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling, the Minnesota boy whose abduction nearly 27 years ago was recently solved with the discovery of his remains. While Jacob’s …

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    26 Sep 16
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    (Minneapolis, MN) — Federal prosecutors say former executives and business partners at Starkey Labs conspired to steal more than 30-million dollars in bonuses, perks and stock. They say owner Bill Austin didn’t know he was …

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    26 Sep 16
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    A driver who killed a bicyclist on a rural Minnesota road was convicted this week of careless driving. The McLeod County attorney last year charged 26-year-old Emily Givens of Hutchinson, with criminal vehicular homicide, alleging …

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    23 Sep 16