Minnesota News
  • Mom: Doctors expect girl hockey player to recover

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The mother of a Minnesota girl’s hockey player paralyzed in an on-ice accident says doctors expect a full recovery. Jenna Privette remains paralyzed from the waist down following last month’s …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Judge selects power line route in SE Minnesota

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – An administrative law judge has selected a route for a high-voltage power line through southeastern Minnesota. Judge Kathleen Sheehy’s recommendation was released Wednesday. The line would be part of the proposed …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Dayton: Minnesota Security Hospital needs upgrades

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton says the Minnesota Security Hospital that houses patients who are mentally ill or dangerous isin need of upgrades to keep residents and staff safe. Dayton and Human Services Commissioner …

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    09 Feb 12
  • Charges: Man stabbed father 2 dozen times

    CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) – A 27-year-old man is accused of stabbing his father two dozen times in the head and neck while killing him in a Crookston apartment. Jacob Abel was charged Tuesday with first- …

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    07 Feb 12
  • 5 injured, 4 arrested in SW Minn. stabbing

    MORTON, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have arrested four suspects after an early morning stabbing that injured five people at a home in southwestern Minnesota. Redwood County sheriff’s officers say they responded to a stabbing call …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Minn. GOP precinct to test-drive photo ID scanner

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – Republicans who attend a party caucus gathering at one Stillwater precinct will get to try registering with a photo ID scanner. The GOP activists who organized the Rutherford Elementary School caucus …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Prosecutors: Speech urging suicide isn’t protected

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors in southern Minnesota say an ex-nurse was not participating in protected speech when he went online and encouraged two depressed people to kill themselves. William Melchert-Dinkel (MEL’-kurt DINK’-ehl) was …

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    07 Feb 12
  • NRC says spill at Prairie Island posed no danger

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a spill of radioactive tritium at Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island Nuclear Plant was so small the utility wasn’t required to report it. An NRC report says the …

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    07 Feb 12