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  • Joseph Ranniger

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A New Richland man has been charged with 15 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after authorities say he abused a child for more than a decade. The Free Press of …

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    25 Sep 14
  • Garth Brooks to return to Target Center in Nov

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Country music superstar Garth Brooks is returning to Minneapolis for his first shows in 16 years. Brooks will perform four concerts in two nights at Target Center on November 14th and 15th. …

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    25 Sep 14
  • VA to investigate whether data was falsified

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs will investigate allegations that the appointment records of a retired Marine were falsified to cover up delays in patient care at the …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Gay music director dismissed at Catholic church

    VICTORIA, Minn. (AP) – A popular music director at a Catholic church in Victoria has been asked to resign after marrying his longtime same-sex partner. Father Bob White leads St. Victoria Catholic Church. He has …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Minnesota spring wheat harvest nearly complete

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Dayton directs changes in child protection system

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse. The measure was announced Monday by Gov. Mark …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Man charged in fatal DWI crash

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a man accused of driving the wrong way on a ¬†street while intoxicated and causing a fatal crash. Court records say 57-year-old Gerald …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Impact of early frost varies from field to field

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest – which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14