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  • 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
  • Vikings stadium vote ‘jeopardized’

    Gov. Mark Dayton says a legislative vote on a Minnesota Vikings stadium package is jeopardized by lingering concerns about sites and how to pay for it.

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    19 Jan 12
  • Firefighters rescue motorist from Zumbro River

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters have rescued a woman whose car slid off U.S. 52 and rolled into the Zumbro River in southeastern Minnesota. The Post-Bulletin ¬†reports the driver of the car, 54-year-old Deborah Perry …

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    18 Jan 12
  • U regents to see if Sviggum’s new job is conflict

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The University of Minnesota Board of Regents plans to review whether Regent Steve Sviggum’s new job with the Senate Republican caucus poses a conflict of interest. Regents Chair Linda Cohen …

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    18 Jan 12
  • MPR to stage farewell for ‘Midday’ host Eichten

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Public Radio’s farewell to retiring “Midday” host Gary Eichten is sold out. But fans still have a chance to hear the recorded show on radio. Eichten will be honored …

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    18 Jan 12