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  • Minnesota man dies during regatta on Wis lake

    TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS, Wis. (AP) – A Minnesota man has died after he was thrown from his sailboat during a regatta on a Wisconsin lake. Dane County sheriff’s officials say the 66-year-old Chaska man …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Guardsman honored for helping to save girl’s life

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Army National Guard soldier from Milbank has received the South Dakota Medal of Valor for an act of heroism while saying a child’s life. Maj. Jason Kettwig …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Neighborhoods in Moose Lake reachable only by boat

    MOOSE LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Neighborhoods in a small town southwest in eastern Minnesota are reachable only by boat. Flood water has engulfed the high school, an RV park and campground and dozens of homes …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Vikes stadium authority to name CEO at 1st meeting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority meets for the first time Friday to announce a chief executive and take other initial steps toward building a $975 million Vikings stadium. The authority’s five members …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Pizza chain launches Great Lakes-themed pizzas

    DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit-area pizza chain is launching a new line of Great Lakes-themed pizzas to help support environmental efforts in the region. Buddy’s Pizza announced Thursday that $1 from each pie sold from …

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    22 Jun 12
  • 3 Twin Cities Mississippi River locks closed

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing three locks in the Twin Cities to recreational boats Friday because of rising water on the Mississippi River. The Corp says it …

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    22 Jun 12
  • 2 face charges in synthetic drugs case in ND, MN

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A Minnesota man faces a murder charge in what authorities say is a bad batch of synthetic drugs circulating in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Woman pleads guilty to shooting husband

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A woman accused of fatally shooting her husband while he slept has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Blue Earth County. In a plea deal with prosecutors, 35-year-old Jennifer Nibbe (NIB’-ee) …

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    21 Jun 12