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  • Warmer weather helps Minnesota fields dry out

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota’s farm fields to dry out a bit from a rainy May. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that topsoil moisture supplies …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Leaders hope new stadium will be boon to jobless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium is expected to bring construction jobs to parts of Minneapolis hit hardest by poverty and unemployment. Civic leaders who backed the stadium tell Minnesota Public Radio ¬†they’re …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Searchers looking for missing plane in NE Minn.

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Searchers are looking for a missing plane in northeastern Minnesota. The Civil Air Patrol says the twin-engine Piper with one person on board was reported to be on a flight from …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Mankato man drowns in popular swimming pond

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Mankato man who drowned in a popular swimming spot has been identified. Captain Rich Murry of the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department says 23-three-year-old Madi Omot Nyigow was …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Man missing after falling overboard on Lake Pepin

    BAY CITY, Wis. (AP) – The search for a 38-year-old man who fell overboard on Lake Pepin was suspended Sunday evening because of impending darkness and stormy weather. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified …

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    11 Jun 12
  • MN woman dies after jumping off pontoon in NW lake

    MENTOR, Minn. (AP) – A woman died after jumping off a pontoon boat into Maple Lake near Mentor in northwestern Minnesota. The Polk County sheriff’s office says it received a 911 call at 1:45 a.m. …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Girl pulled from Cedar Lake in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities have pulled a girl from Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. KMSP-TV reports the girl was submerged for nearly 40 minutes Sunday afternoon. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office is calling the incident a …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Long Lake man drowns in Lake Independence

    MEDINA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who died in a western Hennepin County lake. The medical examiner said Sunday that 67-year-old Charles Dollar drowned Thursday on Lake Independence. His death was ruled …

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    11 Jun 12