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  • Jeff Johnson

    HAMEL, Minn. (AP) – A Republican rooted in Minnesota politics for a dozen years is the latest to announce a 2014 challenge to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson kicked off his …

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    06 May 13
  • boat launch

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – With the fishing opener approaching Saturday, the conditions of boat launches across the state are a mixed bag. Due to the late ice-out, the Department of Natural Resources says it …

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    06 May 13
  • Mandy

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County authorities have joined the search for clues to the disappearance of an Eden Prairie woman whose ex-boyfriend committed suicide outside the Eden Prairie police station. Eden Prairie police …

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    06 May 13
  • SW MN city still waiting on Lewis and Clark water

    LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) – The southwestern Minnesota city of Luverne had been counting on the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System to help secure an adequate water supply. But it’s been 13 years since the …

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    06 May 13
  • Minnesota Supreme Court hears open records case

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Supreme Court is hearing an open records case involving a major reconstruction project for St. Louis County schools. Johnson Controls, of Milwaukee, is overseeing the $79 million project and …

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    06 May 13
  • Roe

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota man coming in for questioning about a missing woman has shot himself in the police parking lot. Eden Prairie police got a call Thursday morning after 24-year-old Mandy …

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    03 May 13
  • train cross

    ISANTI, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a 19-year-old Minnesota woman didn’t hear the freight train that struck and critically injured her because she was hearing headphones. The Isanti County sheriff’s office was called to the …

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    03 May 13
  • senate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The DFL state representative who pushed expanded background checks for Minnesota gun buyers says he’s disappointed with his fellow Democrat, House Speaker Paul Thissen, for shelving the bill this year. …

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    03 May 13