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  • Minnesota governor, Duluth mayor honor Nobel-winner Dylan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The governor of Bob Dylan’s home state says he’s pleased that Minnesota native Bob Dylan has won this year’s Nobel Prize for literature. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls the award …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Authorities identify 2 people who died in police chase

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified two people who died in a police chase south of the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol says the chase started in Apple Valley on Monday night and …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Mankato police investigate domestic death

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Mankato police are investigating the death of a man and critical injuries to a woman following a disturbance call to the couple’s home. First responders found a 46-year-old woman with head …

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    20 Sep 16
  • Crews begin treating Lake Minnewashta for zebra mussels

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Crews are treating a western Twin Cities lake with a copper-based pesticide to try to stop the spread of zebra mussels. Fourteen mussels were discovered in Lake Minnewashta last month. The …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Man who spent 11 years in prison for 1979 killing released

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – A man who had been behind bars for 11 years for a murder he says he didn’t commit has been released from an eastern Minnesota prison. The Star Tribune reports 57-year-old …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Hot Vikings-Packers tickets prompt counterfeit warning

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Resale ticket prices for the Minnesota Vikings game against the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium have hit new highs, prompting a warning from the home team about scammers. Sellers say …

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    14 Sep 16
  • Man killed by falling tree in Lakeville

      LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a man cutting down a tree in the southern Twin Cities was killed when the tree fell on top of him. Lakeville police say the man, in his …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Mother, son die in Rochester house fire

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – A 51-year-old mother and her 26-year-old son have died after a house fire in Rochester. Authorities identified the victims as Barbara Ruth Thoreson and her son, Matthew Thoreson. The Rochester Fire …

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    25 Jul 16