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  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former University of Minnesota student will serve six years in prison for raping two women he met at college parties in 2014. Twenty-two-year-old Daniel Drill-Mellum of Waconia was sentenced Tuesday after …

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    31 Aug 16
  • Gov Dayton

    (St. Paul/Learfield News Service) Governor Mark Dayton has approved 5.4 million dollars in state aid to repair storm-damaged infrastructure in ten Minnesota counties:  Aitkin, Benton, Carlton, Crow Wing, Kanabec, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, and …

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    31 Aug 16
  • crop report

    Periodic rainfall kept field conditions fairly damp, limiting Minnesota farmers to 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The wet conditions continued to be a …

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    30 Aug 16
  • crash investigation

    A Glencoe man was injured Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of New Auburn. The State Patrol says 22-year-old Matthew Fillbrandt was taken to Glencoe Regional Health Services for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. …

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    30 Aug 16
  • MPCA

    At the request of stakeholders, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is extending the public comment period for the draft 2016 impaired waters list by 30 days. That means the agency will accept written comments through September …

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    30 Aug 16
  • death investigation

    Wright County authorities are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Montrose man. Sheriff Joe Hagerty says they received a report of an unconscious male lying in the roadway in the 500 block of 1st Street …

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    30 Aug 16
  • Emergency

    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — A 29-year-old man is dead after he apparently went overboard while testing a boat in an Alexandria lake. Authorities say they got a call Saturday morning about a man overboard on …

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    29 Aug 16
  • Starry Stonewort

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The association at Lake Koronis is taking an aggressive approach to get rid of starry stonewort. The invasive species was confirmed on the lake last summer. It has wrapped around boat …

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    29 Aug 16