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  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced Thursday that the organization delivered $47,453 in checks during June, to 40 partnering agencies/programs. Those checks represent the second quarter allocations for 2012 United Way …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Hazardous Waste

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has penalized the Minnesota State Colleges and University System (MnSCU) for hazardous waste violations at St. Cloud Technical & Community College in St. Cloud and Central Lakes College in …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Autopsy results released in murder-suicide case

    LAKE EDWARD TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released final autopsy results in the deaths of a couple in Crow Wing County. The sheriff’s department report says 57-year-old Kathleen Ponsness died of manual strangulation at …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Autopsy released on ND college student found dead

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A University of North Dakota student found dead in a Grand Forks rail yard in March died of blood loss after his right arm got tangled in a train and …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Minneapolis police looking for mother, baby

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police say they’re looking for a 16-year-old mother and her baby because the girl failed to return the child to his foster home following a court-ordered visit. Authorities say they have …

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    28 Jun 12
  • 148th Fighter Wing to deploy to Afghanistan

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Duluth’s 148th Fighter Wing will soon be headed for Afghanistan. The Minnesota Air National Guard says about 300 unit members will deploy to Kandahar Air Field in support of Operation Enduring …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Wis. milk production up 2 percent, Minn. unchanged

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, where dairy producers increased their output by 2 percent. Wisconsin produced 2.3 billion pounds of milk in May. That’s an improvement of 54 million …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Big Island

    The body of a 20-year-old drowning victim was recovered from Lake Minnetonka Wednesday. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says a dive team found the body of Kennedy Maddox shortly after 6pm in 67 feet of …

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    28 Jun 12