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  • MN 2nd District

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of two top Democrats running for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District is pulling out of the race. Dr. Mary Lawrence announced her exit from the race to replace retiring GOP …

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    06 Jan 16
  • missing person

    (MNN/St. Cloud, MN) — Officials in St. Cloud want the public’s help finding a missing woman, and a blue pickup truck is part of a suspicious death investigation. The St. Cloud Police Department said Tuesday …

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    06 Jan 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office has ruled the death of a 22-month-old St. Cloud boy last September a homicide. The medical examiner said Monday that Billy Rebel Chapman died of multiple …

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    05 Jan 16
  • Recall

    SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota meat company is recalling some beef products that may be contaminated with wood. Huisken Meat Company of Sauk Rapids is recalling about 89,000 pounds of beef. The U.S. …

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    05 Jan 16
  • court

    A Gaylord man involved in a head-on fatal accident on Highway 19 west of Henderson has been charged in the crash. Twenty-seven-year-old Kristoper Hipp was charged with criminal vehicular homicide and three counts of criminal …

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    04 Jan 16
  • boating accident

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota closed out 2015 with its highest level of boating fatalities in a decade. Preliminary figures from the Department of Natural Resources show Minnesota had 18 boating-related deaths last year. The Star …

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    04 Jan 16
  • Fatal Crash

    The Paynesville man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two Watkins teenagers in a crash on State Highway 24 last summer is scheduled to appear in Meeker County district court on Monday. …

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    04 Jan 16
  • death investigation

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have determined a 16-year-old Minnesota girl whose body was found in a field died of accidental suffocation. Hannah Olivia of New Ulm was found face down in a field west …

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    31 Dec 15