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  • Snowmobiler dies in Wisconsin, 6-year-old hurt

    SHELL LAKE, Wis. (AP) – A 24-year-old snowmobiler died when he ran into a barbed-wire fence and trees in northwestern Wisconsin’s Washburn County. The Star Tribune reports Ryan Anderson of Sarona died Sunday in an …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Republican Caucus names Sviggum executive assistant

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem announced Sviggum’s appointment on Monday. Senjem …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Man suspects drugs involved in Superior killing

    SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – The brother of a man shot dead in Superior says he suspects drug activities were involved. Antron Cooper, of Minneapolis, says his brother Toriano Dawen Cooper had a drug problem much …

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    17 Jan 12
  • American Crystal calls union offer ‘stunt’

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – American Crystal Sugar Co. has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees. The company posted a statement Monday calling the union’s proposal a “publicity stunt” …

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    17 Jan 12
  • American Crystal still hiring replacement workers

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – With the lockout of union employees in its sixth month, officials at American Crystal Sugar Co. are advertising for local replacement workers. And the Grand Forks Herald reports Monday that the …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Officials: Domesticated deer were health threat

    FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Homeowners who took in two deer in Forest Lake are angry that police shot and killed the animals without warning over the weekend. But the Department of Natural Resources says …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Bemidji man arrested in baby daughter’s assault

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – A 28-year-old Bemidji man is under arrest in an alleged assault on his 3-month-old daughter. Beltrami County sheriff’s authorities say the girl remained in critical condition Monday at a Fargo, N.D., …

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    10 Jan 12
  • Fund set up for Minn. man who tried to stop driver

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A fund has been set up for an Army veteran injured when West St. Paul police say he tried to stop a drunken friend from driving. Police say 24-year-old Kyle …

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    10 Jan 12