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  • State Fair

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State Fair officials are working on plans for a new attraction on the north end of the fairgrounds, a permanent venue that could serve as a sequel to the …

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    19 Jan 16
  • carbon monoxide

    WALKER, Minn. (AP) — Cass County authorities say a man died after apparently suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning in an ice fishing house on Leech Lake. Emergency responders and deputies found one man dead and …

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    19 Jan 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota native is among 12 Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii. Twenty-four-year-old Sergeant Dillon Semolina graduated from Delano High School, where he played football. His uncle, Ryan Bachand, tells …

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    18 Jan 16
  • cold

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota won’t see temperatures above zero for a couple more days. Subzero temperatures are reported statewide Sunday as an arctic air mass grips Minnesota. Fosston, in the northwestern part of the state, …

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    18 Jan 16
  • New Ulm High School

    After two bomb threats against New Ulm High School in less than a week, the district has implemented new safety rules. According to Superintendent Jeff Bertrang, they have no reason to believe there is any …

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    18 Jan 16
  • Fatal Crash

    A Renville woman was killed and a Redwood Falls man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday morning at the intersection of state Highway 7 and Kandiyohi County Road 7 near Prinsburg. According …

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    18 Jan 16
  • scam alert

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office warns there is a new scam making the rounds. The scam begins with a text message from 800-819-9021 which reads MidCountry Bank has detected an issue on your account. Your …

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    15 Jan 16
  • court

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota woman who’s behind bars in Kentucky is charged with fatally bludgeoning her father with an axe-like tool. Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa May Kearney was charged Wednesday in Stearns County …

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    15 Jan 16