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  • Minneapolis council wants Vikings referendum

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings may finally be warming to a new football stadium at the Metrodome site, but the Minneapolis City Council is not sold. The Star Tribune reports that a …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Flood risks are very low on Minnesota, Mississippi

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – The National Weather Service says the risk of spring flooding is very low on the Minnesota, Mississippi and St. Croix (croy) Rivers in Minnesota and on the Chippewa River in western …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Dayton to deliver evening State of State in Feb.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton will deliver his second State of the State address on the evening of Feb. 15 in the Minnesota House chamber. Recent practice by governors, including Dayton himself …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Man’s body pulled from Mississippi River

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Ramsey County medical examiner’s office is working to identify the person whose body was found in the Mississippi River in St. Paul. Police say someone spotted the body Wednesday …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Toddler stabbed is released from hospital

    BABBITT, Minn. (AP) – The 3-year-old girl stabbed multiple times allegedly by her mother’s boyfriend, has been released from the hospital in Ely. The 27-year-old man was shot and wounded by police in Babbitt Tuesday …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Bachmann says she’ll seek 4th term

    Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’ll seek a fourth term in the U.S. House following her failed presidential bid.

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    26 Jan 12
  • Lakeville father who abandoned son found guilty

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Lakeville father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son has been found guilty of child neglect. A jury in Dakota County deliberated just 30 minutes Wednesday before returning the guilty verdict …

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    26 Jan 12
  • Minnesota courts to go paperless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A new initiative will move Minnesota courts from paper files to the electronic age. The Minnesota Judicial Council is requiring all courts to eventually go paperless. In Olmsted County District Court administrator …

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    23 Jan 12