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  • Greenwood MN

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A funeral is scheduled for a Minnesota family of five killed in an apparent murder-suicide. Investigators believe Brian Short killed his wife, Karen, and their three teenage children in their Greenwood home …

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    17 Sep 15
  • Salmonella

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials say tomatoes were the source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened dozens of people who ate at Chipotle restaurants in the state since August. Investigators said Wednesday …

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    17 Sep 15
  • Jake Coleman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman’s son is looking to get a start in politics. Jake Coleman announced on Tuesday a bid for a state Senate seat representing southwestern Twin Cities’ …

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    16 Sep 15
  • court

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A North Mankato man has been found competent to stand trial on charges he phoned in a fake bomb threat to last year’s Mankato Marathon. Fifty-seven-year-old Brian Mechler appeared Tuesday …

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    16 Sep 15
  • Cow Collection

    In recognition of Ruth Klossner’s cow collection being named a Guinness World Record—and in support of the dairy industry—a “Very Dairy Celebration” will be held Saturday, September 19th, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., at Klossner’s …

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    15 Sep 15
  • Luce Line Trail

    McLEOD COUNTY, MN – In honor of the Luce Line State Trail paving project, the public is encouraged to attend two special celebrations in Winsted and Hutchinson Saturday, Sept. 26th. Winsted’s event An open house …

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    15 Sep 15
  • hit and run

    IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota man died when he was apparently struck while walking along a highway in northern Iowa. The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 23-year-old Timothy …

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    15 Sep 15
  • shooting

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — Minneapolis police say 10 people suffered wounds in two separate shootings in the downtown area early Saturday morning. One person was killed. Police say a fight broke out shortly after a bar …

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    14 Sep 15