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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.  The 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