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  • Benefits may end for some American Crystal workers

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – Some Minnesota employees of American Crystal Sugar could soon see their jobless benefits end. Workers at East Grand Forks, Crookston and Moorhead factories automatically became eligible for 26 weeks of …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Deadliest’ traffic day yields no deaths in Minn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – There were no reported traffic deaths on what was expected to be the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads. The Department of Public Safety reported Thursday that statewide …

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    06 Jul 12
  • SUV kills St. Paul student outside school

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – St. Paul school officials say they are making counselors available to students after a teenager was killed by a sports utility vehicle. Police were questioning a 50-year-old man who was …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Evidence allowed in Minn. totem pole death

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Evidence from the computers of a Koochiching County man accused of using a totem pole to kill his wife will be allowed in the case against him. Carl Chester Muggli, of …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Cleanup Continues In Chippewa National Forest

    (Various) — After taking a break during another storm Wednesday afternoon, crews continue clearing wind-downed trees in the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota. Officials are urging gawkers to stay out of the area, noting …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Disaster Recovery Centers Open Tomorrow

    (Various) — Disaster recovery centers open tomorrow in Duluth, Barnum and Willow River for flood victims in northeastern Minnesota. The Department of Public Safety’s Doug Neville says there will be resources and information to assist …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Winona Mayor Not Happy With Bridge-Rebuild Plans

    (Winona, MN) — Winona Mayor Jerry Miller is telling Minnesota’s congressional delegation that just fixing the old Highway-43 bridge across the Mississippi River will not address his community’s needs for the future. Miller says two …

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    05 Jul 12
  • DNR officials: Bears been roaming Rochester area

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Wildlife officials say black bears have been seen roaming the Rochester area. Don Nelson, wildlife supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, says the DNR has received calls about bears …

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    05 Jul 12