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  • Minn. couple not among ID’d cruise victims

    The children of a Minnesota couple missing since last week’s cruise ship disaster in Italy said Wednesday their parents are not among those passengers whose bodies were recently recovered.

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    19 Jan 12
  • Last laker of season pulls into Duluth port

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The 2011 shipping season is ending on Lake Superior. The last laker of the season pulled into port in Duluth Wednesday. The Soo Locks near Michigan’s Upper Peninsula connecting Lake Superior …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Vikings stadium vote ‘jeopardized’

    Gov. Mark Dayton says a legislative vote on a Minnesota Vikings stadium package is jeopardized by lingering concerns about sites and how to pay for it.

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    19 Jan 12
  • U of Minn., Crookston chancellor to retire

    CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) – University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey plans to retire at the end of the school year. Casey made his announcement during his “State of the Campus” address. His last day …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Man charged in Minn. teen’s fatal stabbing

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) – A 24-year-old man is now charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside a Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Nelson was charged Tuesday in Chippewa County in the …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Deputies find 32 dead snakes in Minn. storage unit

    DILWORTH, Minn. (AP) – Clay County deputies checking on an odor have made a disgusting discovery: 32 dead snakes in a storage locker. Sheriff Bill Bergquist says the Dilworth man renting the locker told deputies …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Firefighters rescue motorist from Zumbro River

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters have rescued a woman whose car slid off U.S. 52 and rolled into the Zumbro River in southeastern Minnesota. The Post-Bulletin ¬†reports the driver of the car, 54-year-old Deborah Perry …

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    18 Jan 12
  • U regents to see if Sviggum’s new job is conflict

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The University of Minnesota Board of Regents plans to review whether Regent Steve Sviggum’s new job with the Senate Republican caucus poses a conflict of interest. Regents Chair Linda Cohen …

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    18 Jan 12