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  • Minn. dad charged after wandering son, 2, found

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A father from Hastings has been charged after his 2-year-old son was found wandering on a busy street holding two bottles of hard lemonade. Forty-two-year-old Robert Rassett is charged with child …

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    10 Apr 13
  • American Eagle pilot charged in alcohol incident

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An American Eagle pilot has been charged with three gross misdemeanors after authorities say he failed a blood-alcohol test as he prepared to fly out of the Minneapolis airport in January. Forty-eight-year-old …

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    10 Apr 13
  • Sauk Rapids mayor pleads guilty to DWI, gets jail

    FOLEY, Minn. (AP) – Sauk Rapids Mayor Brad Gunderson has pleaded guilty to a DWI charge after a drunken driving arrest in February. Gunderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of third-degree driving while under …

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    10 Apr 13
  • 1st tow of season breaks through Lake Pepin ice

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The shipping season has opened much later than normal on the Upper Mississippi River, due to thick ice on Lake Pepin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the first …

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    10 Apr 13
  • Boost for early education in Minn. House budget

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota schools would receive state funding for all-day kindergarten and an extra $200 per pupil on average in House Democrats’ plans for education spending. Top lawmakers outlined those priorities in …

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    10 Apr 13
  • Woman pleads guilty in death of Augsburg student

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A St. Paul woman says she was celebrating her pregnancy by mixing wine with a painkiller when she sped through downtown Minneapolis and struck and killed a college student. Teisha Randle has …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Minn. airport worker charged with stealing guns

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minneapolis airport employee is accused of stealing weapons and hundreds of other items from passengers’ checked luggage. Authorities say 23-year-old David Vang of St. Paul is facing several charges, including …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Caribou Coffee to close 80 stores nationwide

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Caribou Coffee lovers may need to look a bit further for their caffeine fix. The Minneapolis company said Monday that it is closing 80 under performing stores and converting another 88 stores …

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    09 Apr 13