Minnesota News
  • 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
  • MPR to stage farewell for ‘Midday’ host Eichten

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota Public Radio’s farewell to retiring “Midday” host Gary Eichten is sold out. But fans still have a chance to hear the recorded show on radio. Eichten will be honored …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Ariz. prosecutors press author to prove he’s broke

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – Prosecutors who secured negligent homicide convictions against a self-help author want him to prove he’s broke. James Arthur Ray has asked a judge to declare him indigent. He says he cannot …

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    18 Jan 12
  • State Bank holding company buying First National

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The holding company that owns State Bank & Trust in Fargo is in the process of buying First National Bank, which has locations in the Minnesota cities of Hawley and Dilworth. …

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    18 Jan 12