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  • Judge to appoint receiver for Minn. officer’s fund

    COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) – A Stearns County judge will appoint a receiver to determine how much money has been donated to the family of a slain police officer, and how the money should be …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Last Place on Earth owner, son face drug charges

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The owner of a downtown Duluth head shop and his son have been charged with selling controlled substances. Jim Carlson is the owner of the Last Place on Earth. He and …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Locked-out Crystal workers to vote on contract

    HILLSBORO, N.D. (AP) – Workers who have been locked out at their jobs at American Crystal Sugar for more than a year will hold a fifth vote on the company’s last contract offer this month. …

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    02 Apr 13
  • After break, Minn. lawmakers face long to-do list

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – For Minnesota lawmakers, spring break is over and the required end of the 2013 legislative session is not far around the corner. The Legislature returns Tuesday with about seven weeks …

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    02 Apr 13
  • 3 bodies found in Minn. home; no suspects sought

    ZIMMERMAN, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in Sherburne County say three people have been found dead in a home in Zimmerman. Sheriff Joel Brott says the bodies were discovered Sunday about 10 a.m. by a family …

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    01 Apr 13
  • Bicyclist who died in Mpls. accident is identified

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The bicyclist who was killed by an alleged hit-and-run driver in Hennepin County over the weekend has been identified as a 28-year-old Minneapolis woman. The medical examiner’s office says the woman was …

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    01 Apr 13
  • 2 escape from low-security federal prison in Minn.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say two men convicted for fraud have escaped from a low-security federal prison camp near Duluth. U.S. Marshal Service spokesman Thomas Volk says that prison officials discovered 64-year-old Michael Krzyzaniak and …

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    01 Apr 13
  • Hmong to rally in St. Paul after recent violence

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Hmong leaders and community members plan to gather in St. Paul this week to rally against recent instances of Hmong-on-Hmong violence. Several high-profile cases in the past few months have …

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    01 Apr 13