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  • Father accused of trying to kill children, himself

    LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say two young children are safe after their father attempted to kill them and himself in Lakeville. Authorities say a family member found the father and his sons, ages 2 …

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    29 Oct 15
  • Kill Announces Retirement Due To Health Reasons, Claeys Named Interim Coach

    University of Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill announced this morning that he is retiring from his position effective immediately due to health reasons. Kill is stepping away from college football with a career record …

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    28 Oct 15
  • Flags lowered for slain deputy, funeral Friday

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota state flags be flown at half-staff to honor a sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty. That executive order …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Ducks shot in Minnesota test negative for deadly bird flu

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Tests on more than 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Man charged with killing his grandmother in Farmington

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Farmington man is charged with killing his 84-year-old grandmother last week. Dakota County prosecutors Monday charged 35-year-old Timothy Robert Steele with second-degree murder. Steele is accused of killing Agnes Marie …

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    20 Oct 15
  • DNR says ice anglers can expect Mille Lacs walleye fishing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota outdoors officials are assuring anglers that there will be an ice fishing season for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake. The Department of Natural Resources decision announced Monday is expected …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Cy Wolf, 85

    Multiple local news sources are reporting the sudden death of a longtime Jordan city leader and community member. Cy Wolf, 85, was hit an killed by a vehicle Thursday night. It happened on Highway 282 …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Pattern of sexual harassment, assault alleged at Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – University of Minnesota officials this summer noted a “concerning pattern” of misconduct by football players, including allegations of sexual assault and harassment. Players were accused of sexual assault twice …

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    16 Oct 15