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  • NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The …

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    17 Apr 15
  • Minnesota farmers get jump on small grain planting

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers have gotten a jump on small grain planting this spring. Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of …

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    14 Apr 15
  • Student is killed in head-on collision north of Lonsdale

    A head-on collision resulted in the death of a student of New Prague Area Schools early Wednesday morning (April 8). A release from Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn stated that Taylor Loffler, 18, of Lonsdale, …

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    09 Apr 15
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    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – A Shakopee teacher is charged with soliciting sex from a boy he met at a theater group. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Hasty, of Cumberland, Wisconsin, has resigned from Shakopee Public Schools. He’s charged …

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    09 Apr 15
  • Arlington man killed in vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana

      An Arlington man was killed Monday night in a vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana. Patrick Liebl, 68, was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he and his wife were crossing a busy state …

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    08 Apr 15
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    S AVAGE, Minn. (AP) – The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office says two people whose bodies were found in a home in Savage last week died in a murder-suicide. The medical examiner says 39-year-old Esther …

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    08 Apr 15
  • DNR officials promote Dayton's outdoors budget proposal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Officials with the Department of Natural Resources are touting Governor Mark Dayton’s proposal to boost funding for fish, wildlife, outdoors and enforcement programs, including more conservation officers. DNR officials said …

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    03 Apr 15
  • Lakeville South hands out reprimands over dance protest

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The activities director and dance team coaches at Lakeville South High School have been disciplined over a public protest at the state dance tournament. Lakeville South was one of five high schools …

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    02 Apr 15