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  • Wright County Court

    ST. MICHAEL, Minn. (AP) — Charges are expected today (Tuesday) in the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer and his 27-year-old son at a home in Wright County. The sheriff’s department has identified the …

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    12 May 15
  • Planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers are planting soybeans at a near-record pace. Despite only four days suitable for fieldwork, the USDA says over one-third of Minnesota’s soybean acreage was planted during week ending …

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    12 May 15
  • Wright County Sheriff

    Two men, one of them an off-duty Elk River police officer, were found dead in an apparent double homicide Saturday night. According to a news release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the officer, identified …

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    11 May 15
  • police body camera

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Senate is setting up a clash with the House over body cameras and license plate readers. Senators were originally set to debate only license plate readers, an area the …

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    08 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says two more Minnesota turkey flocks have tested presumptive for bird flu. The farms are in Kandiyohi and Swift counties. The number of birds …

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    08 May 15
  • Carver County Sheriff

    New DNA evidence is now being processed by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in the Carver County murder case of 90-year-old Earl Olander. KSTP reports the Carver County Sheriff’s Office says Olander was beaten and robbed …

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    07 May 15
  • fishing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About a half a million anglers are expected to hit the water when walleye season opens Saturday in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Here’s a look at some things to expect this …

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    07 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s state veterinarian has broached the possibility that bird flu may be spreading from farm-to-farm in the state’s top turkey-growing counties. Experts downplayed that possibility in the early days of the outbreaks, …

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    07 May 15