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  • Court Ruling

    WALKER, Minn. — A  northern Minnesota judge has ruled that investigators improperly questioned the man accused of kidnapping and killing Watkins 5-year-old Alayna Ertl last August, deciding his first statement to investigators is inadmissible at …

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    01 Jun 17
  • Durant Sculpture

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis say Native American tribal leaders will oversee the dismantling of a gallows-like sculpture that reminded protesters of the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men …

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    01 Jun 17
  • Gov Dayton

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Governor Mark Dayton signed into law nine of what he terms so-called budget bills — plus a tax-cut bill he strongly dislikes —  to avoid a bitter showdown in June that could …

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    31 May 17
  • Emergency

    (Hutchinson MN-) A Winthrop man had a rude awakening after falling asleep at the wheel yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. The State Patrol says at 4:30 p.m., 81-year-old Leonard Bierman was driving his SUV northbound, just south …

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    31 May 17
  • News 5-31-17

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    31 May 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers could use some warm, sunny days to speed crop development and get the last of their planting done. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Tuesday that cool and …

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    31 May 17
  • Franken and Klobuchar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken say they are accepting applications for the top federal prosecutor’s job in Minnesota. The two Democratic senators made the announcement Tuesday. Minnesota’s former U.S. attorney, …

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    31 May 17
  • News 5-30-17

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    30 May 17