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  • 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
  • Dog missing since fatal Xmas Eve crash is found

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – A dog that had been missing since a fatal Christmas Eve accident near Willmar has been found alive and well. The West Central Tribune reports the 3-year-old Schnauzer, named Lord, was …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Minnesota cities, schools push for local power

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Local government officials are asking the Legislature to give them the flexibility to consolidate and streamline public services without state approval. The push comes after a series of forums in …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Man’s body found outside Duluth retirement home

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The body of a 95-year-old man has been found outside a Duluth retirement home after a night of subzero temperatures. A Duluth police spokesman says Clifford David Lindberg lived with his …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Minn. couple not among ID’d cruise victims

    The children of a Minnesota couple missing since last week’s cruise ship disaster in Italy said Wednesday their parents are not among those passengers whose bodies were recently recovered.

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    19 Jan 12