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  • Crews pull woman’s body from southern Minn. river

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Divers have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Mankato woman who disappeared while tubing on a southern Minnesota river. Blue Earth County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Maurer says divers located the …

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    16 May 12
  • Workers OK strike at 8 Twin Cities hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers have authorized a temporary strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals. Ninety-one percent of union members voting favored authorizing a two- to five-day strike. The union represents 3,500 nursing assistants, technicians and …

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    16 May 12
  • Mayo employee sentenced for stealing patient info

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Mayo Clinic employee will serve three years of probation for stealing patient information from the health care organization. A federal judge Tuesday also ordered Autumn Wright to serve 300 hours …

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    16 May 12
  • Clay Co. woman convicted of setting fires

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A Clay County woman who blamed her ex-lover for setting a series of fires at her farm has been convicted of arson. Tara Andvik sobbed quietly as the guilty verdicts on …

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    16 May 12
  • Man pleads guilty to choking HCMC lab tech

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to choking a lab technician at Hennepin County Medical Center. Forty-five-year-old Timothy Marshall pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree assault. He was facing charges of attempted second-degree …

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    16 May 12
  • Police: Golf club may have been used to kill dog

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) – Police say someone may have used a golf club to kill a small dog at a Fergus Falls apartment house. The dog was killed Sunday night after it wandered out …

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    16 May 12
  • Woman sues city over political yard signs

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) – A Little Falls woman is suing the city after officials ordered her to remove the political signs in her yard. Robin Hensel’s lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, says the …

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    16 May 12
  • Eagan man charged with stealing from sports camps

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — An Eagan coach is charged with stealing money from the basketball and soccer camps he ran for the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom says 60-year-old Kurt Bruce …

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    11 May 12