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  • 2 men charged in killing of 90-year-old Minnesota man

      CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have charged two men in the killing of a 90-year-old man who was robbed in his Carver County home last month. Thirty-five-year-old Reinol Vergara of Richfield was charged Wednesday …

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    14 May 15
  • Dayton to call emergency meeting on bird flu in Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton will convene his Executive Council on Monday as Minnesota responds to a bird flu outbreak that has killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Amazon distribution center in Shakopee could employ 1,000

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build a distribution center in the Twin Cities area that could eventually employ 1,000 people. The online retailer is asking the city of Shakopee for …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Chaska fires officer accused of profiling

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – The union that represents Chaska police officers has filed a grievance on behalf of a member accused of racial and ethnic profiling. The Chaska Police Department says Officer Joshua Lawrenz has …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Deputy, man injured in gas station shooting

      NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) – Carver County sheriff’s officials say an off-duty deputy and a man have been injured in a shooting at a gas station in Norwood Young America. Both are expected …

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    17 Apr 15
  • 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