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  • bomb plot

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Florida man planned to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to buy cheap stock in the company. The Orlando Sentinel reports …

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    17 Feb 17
  • Xcel_Energy logo

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature is moving to side-step utility regulators by approving a new Xcel Energy power plant in central Minnesota. The natural gas-fired plant in Becker will help offset losses …

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    17 Feb 17
  • Homicide Investigation

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) — Police in western Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby as a homicide. Montevideo police were called on Jan. 18 to the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital about an infant …

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    17 Feb 17
  • fire investigation

    One person was taken to the hospital for treatment after an apartment fire in Montrose Wednesday night. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Keri Lynn Johnson-Reuben was taken to HCMC and is listed in …

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    16 Feb 17
  • mn dfl

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state’s ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith said during a Wednesday rally that …

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    16 Feb 17
  • farm

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Low commodity prices are causing financial pain on Minnesota farms, but bankruptcies are rare thanks in part to a state mediation program. Minnesota Public Radio reports the farmer-lender program requires …

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    16 Feb 17
  • Daniel Heinrich

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The man who admitted last year that he abducted and killed Jacob Wetterling in 1989 will not have to pay restitution to his victims. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Danny Heinrich …

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    15 Feb 17
  • shooting

    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the woman who was fatally shot in a Brooklyn Center hotel over the weekend was a teenager from St. Cloud. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office on Tuesday …

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    15 Feb 17