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  • Man pleads guilty in Minn. Somali terror case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Somali-American man has admitted he raised money to help send people from Minnesota to Somalia to fight with al-Shabab. Twenty-seven-year-old Ahmed Hussein Mahamud pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Road Salt Symposium seeks pollution solutions

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Amid a mild winter that’s sparing Minnesota the need to spread as much road salt as it often does, experts and officials will be gathering in Chaska to learn about ways …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Thin ice cancels Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby

    MAPLE LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Thin ice has forced the cancellation of a popular Minnesota ice-fishing contest. The Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby was supposed to be held this weekend. But organizers canceled this year’s …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Stolen wheelchair hockey trailer found in Minn.

    MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) – Police have found an equipment trailer for wheelchair hockey players that was stolen last week in Shakopee. Authorities say the trailer was recovered in Maple Grove, and the man suspected …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee discusses voter ID

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Senate committee is taking up a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo IDs. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed voter ID legislation last May, so Senate Republicans …

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    02 Feb 12
  • 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