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  • Young widow says Minn. Marine had passion for life

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The 20-year-old wife of a Minnesota Marine killed in Afghanistan says he had a passion for life and never took a day for granted. Colleen Baune (BOW’-nee) says 21-year-old Corporal Taylor Baune …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Top Dayton aide to lead Vikings stadium authority

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A top aide to Governor Mark Dayton has been named to oversee construction of a $975 million Vikings stadium as head of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Dayton on Thursday …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Weather cancels Stage 3 of Nature Valley bike race

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Severe weather has forced Nature Valley Grand Prix officials to cancel the Cannon Falls Road Race. The Cannon Falls Road Race is the third stage of the six-stage event for men and …

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    15 Jun 12
  • 9-year-old injured after Coon Rapids hit-and-run

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Anoka County law enforcement is investigating a hit-and-run that left a 9-year-old boy severely injured in Coon Rapids. Police say he was riding his bike at about 7 p.m. Wednesday …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Trapper dies in northern Minn. ATV crash

    MOTLEY, Minn. (AP) – Searchers have found the body of a missing trapper in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Minnesota. Cass County sheriff’s authorities got a report early Wednesday of a trapper missing in …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Trapper dies in northern Minn. ATV crash

    MOTLEY, Minn. (AP) – Searchers have found the body of a missing trapper in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Minnesota. Cass County sheriff’s authorities got a report early Wednesday of a trapper missing in …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Medical examiner IDs Mpls. drowning victim, 16

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a 16-year-old girl who drowned in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office on Wednesday identified the victim as Chiccena Carpenter of Minneapolis. …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Minnesota Marine killed in Afghanistan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 21-year-old Marine from Minnesota has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, of Andover, died in combat Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Baune was …

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    14 Jun 12