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  • More On River Falls Murders

    (Hudson, WI)  –  The three daughters allegedly killed by their father in River Falls, Wisconsin, died from having their throats slashed.  Homicide charges were filed Thursday against the girls’ father, 34-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen, in what …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Accident Kills Minnesota Construction Worker

    (Fargo, ND)  –  A Minnesota construction worker was killed and another was hurt in a work-zone crash west of Fargo on Thursday.  The State Patrol says the two were in a pickup traveling in reverse, …

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    13 Jul 12
  • 2 girls burned in campfire explosion improving

    HOUSTON, Minn. (AP) – Two young girls seriously burned in a campfire explosion in southeastern Minnesota last month remain hospitalized. Four-year-old Chloe Langen has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Regions Hospital in …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Woman settles excessive force claim against police

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – A woman who says she suffered a fracture in a scuffle with a Stillwater police officer has settled her lawsuit claiming excessive force. Katherine Liend sued Officer Brad Allen in federal …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Zoo reopens after June’s destructive flooding

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Lake Superior Zoo which sustained major flood damage last month reopens Friday. Eleven animals in the barnyard exhibit died, and a polar bear and two harbor seals temporarily escaped their …

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    13 Jul 12
  • American Crystal Sugar Letter Angers Union Leader

    (Moorhead, MN)  –  A letter from American Crystal Sugar to its locked-out workers is causing quite a stir.  The letter invites the employees back to work under terms of the company’s final offer, adding that …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Amtrak’s Empire Builder delayed in North Dakota

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Amtrak’s Empire Builder passenger train was delayed in North Dakota for about 1  1/2 hours because of a vehicle that was abandoned on the tracks in Fargo. KFGO radio reports that …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Eagan day care provider in court for child death

    EAGAN, Minn. (AP) – An Eagan day care provider is being held in jail on $75,000 bond and faces manslaughter charges in the death of a baby in her care. The Dakota County medical examiner …

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    12 Jul 12