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  • inmates

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The federal government has charged a convicted con artist with escape for walking away from a minimum-security prison camp in Duluth. Sixty-seven-year-old Gerald Greenfield was charged Tuesday with one count of escape …

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    01 May 13
  • gun

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rural Democrats’ opposition to changing Minnesota’s gun laws casts doubt on what legislation, if any, will pass this year. A group of at least eight House Democrats from outstate Minnesota …

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    01 May 13
  • ad

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The political group pushing to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota is airing a new statewide television ad urging supporters to contact their legislators. Minnesotans United said the ad would start …

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    01 May 13
  • Tracks reopen after train derails in south Minn

    BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) – Railroad tracks reopened in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth after 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says the tracks reopened just …

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    01 May 13
  • Red River close to cresting in Fargo-Moorhead area

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The Red River appeared close to reaching its peak in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., after the National Weather Service dropped its crest forecast for the third straight day. ┬áThe weather service …

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    01 May 13
  • mitchell

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota OSHA is investigating why a catwalk fell inside a forestry mill near Bemidji, sending a worker to his death. The Hubbard County sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Mitchell Harthan of Grand …

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    30 Apr 13
  • frac protest

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Police have arrested 35 people for trespassing during a protest of frack sand mining in Winona. The Winona Daily News reports officers on Monday arrested 19 people at the city’s commercial …

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    30 Apr 13
  • field work

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Despite the sudden warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields. In its weekly crops and weather report for the state, the U.S. …

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    30 Apr 13