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  • Gophers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Researchers at the University of Minnesota went to the State Fair to discover what makes the perfect smile. Minnesota Daily reports that Sofia Lyford-Pike, a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and assistant …

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    24 Jul 17
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    (KWLM/Willmar, MN)  A man is hospitalized after a shooting by police in northwest Willmar Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says at about 5:30 p.m., Willmar Police got a 911 call about a …

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    24 Jul 17
  • Mpls Police

    (Minneapols, MN/AP) Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she asked Chief Janee Harteau to resign because she had lost confidence in the chief. Harteau stepped down today (Friday), almost a week after an Australian woman died …

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    21 Jul 17
  • Mink

    (Learfield News Service/Eden Valley, MN)  A national organization is helping a Stearns County farm after vandals released nearly 40-thousand mink earlier this week. Michael Whelan with Fur Commission USA says they’ve been working with other …

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    21 Jul 17
  • Harteau

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis police chief says the Australian woman who was shot by an officer after calling 911 “did not have to die.” Police Chief Janee Harteau on Thursday made her first remarks …

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    21 Jul 17
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Delano man reported missing Wednesday afternoon was found later in the evening deceased. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty says at about 2pm Wednesday, Sheriff’s deputies took a report of a missing person.  Family members …

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    20 Jul 17
  • James Koppel

    (Learfield News Service/Franklin MN)  The number of childcare providers in Greater Minnesota continues to decline. Assistant Commissioner of the state Department of Human Services Jim Koppel (photo) says for the last 15 years, on average, …

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    20 Jul 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s unadjusted job count passed the 3 million mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The agency …

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    20 Jul 17