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  • Mille Lacs Lake to be catch-and-release for walleye anglers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Walleye angling on Mille Lacs Lake will be catch-and-release only during the upcoming fishing season. The Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that walleye anglers may use only artificial bait on the …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Fugitive teen from Minnesota facility caught in Sioux Falls

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 17-year-old boy who escaped from a juvenile facility in Minnesota was caught across the South Dakota border in Sioux Falls after allegedly stealing a car. Police say the boy …

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    21 Mar 16
  • Batch of heroin suspected in 7 overdose deaths in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State public safety officials say a batch of heroin possibly laced with other narcotics has apparently caused at least seven overdose deaths in Minnesota in recent weeks. Investigators believe the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • Lawmaker 'Aid in dying' bill gives patients alternative

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature would allow terminally ill patients with only six months to live to be prescribed life-ending medication. A state Senate committee took up the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • Dayton set to unveil his wish list for spending, tax relief

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his wish list for the year. The Democratic governor was expected to unveil his budget proposal for 2016 on Tuesday morning. He’s …

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    15 Mar 16
  • Democrats unveil 12-week paid family, medical leave proposal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A group of Democratic lawmakers is pushing to offer paid family and medical leave to all Minnesota workers. Sen. Katie Sieben and other legislators unveiled the Paid Family and Medical …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Woman critically wounded, man dead in Rochester shootings

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Rochester police say a woman is critically wounded and a man dead after a domestic dispute. Neighbors and a passer-by saw the woman collapse on the sidewalk Monday morning. Police Capt. …

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    08 Mar 16
  • Dayton letter lays out Twin Metals opposition

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is laying out his opposition to a proposed copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota. The governor released a letter to the head …

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    08 Mar 16