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  • Kindergartener surprised by soldier dad at school

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – The best performance during an elementary school talent show in Rochester came from a parent. Kindergartener Andrew Haworth was among students in the audience during Wednesday’s show at St. John the …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – The Washington County attorney’s office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. No criminal charges will be brought against Officers Grant Dattilo and Joseph …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Vote expected this week on Stearns Co. trail

    ALBANY, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County officials have talked for a decade about building a recreational trail along an abandoned railroad corridor. The county board could finally vote this week on giving the project a …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Group against marriage amendment raised $1.2 M

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A group against a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage has raised $1.2 million. The group Minnesotans United for All Families raised the money last year from more than 5,100 people. The …

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    30 Jan 12
  • 3 projects with Minn. ties get Sundance awards

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Three projects with Minnesota connections received awards at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. “The Surrogate” earned an audience award as best U.S. drama as well as a special jury prize for ensemble …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Police: Pest control worker interrupts assault

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A pest control worker is credited with interrupting a violent domestic assault in St. Paul and summoning police. A criminal complaint says the worker knocked on a door Tuesday afternoon …

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    27 Jan 12
  • 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