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  • Prince

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Security was tight as mourners gathered at a Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall for a memorial for megastar Prince, who worshipped there before he died last month. Traffic cones lined the streets …

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    16 May 16
  • Teacher of the Year 2016

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis charter school teacher has been named the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Abdul Wright teaches eighth-grade language arts at The Best Academy in Minneapolis. He’s the 52nd recipient …

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    16 May 16
  • fire investigation

    Two fires Sunday, one in Sibley County, the other in Meeker County, caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. At just after 9:30 Sunday morning, the Sibley County Sheriff’s office received a report of …

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    16 May 16
  • SMSBC

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle air and water quality violations. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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    13 May 16
  • Daniel Heinrich

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The victim of a 1989 sexual assault in Cold Spring is suing the man he says attacked him as a boy and who has been named as a person of …

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    12 May 16
  • Prince

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A law enforcement official says investigators looking into Prince’s death are seeking to identify every doctor and pharmacy that may have supplied the singer prescription drugs, including online sources. The official told …

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    12 May 16
  • hotdish competition

    (WASHINGTON, D.C.) On Wednesday, the 158th anniversary of Minnesota becoming a state, the Minnesota Congressional Delegation came together for U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) sixth annual hotdish competition. Sen. Franken started the friendly “Hotdish Off” as …

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    12 May 16
  • Water Carnival Button 2016

    The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is just about a month away, but organizers are busy as bees putting things together. Officials say they looking for past Water Carnival Royalty to ride on the “Past Royalty …

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    12 May 16