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  • Minnesota House passes synthetic drugs bill

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A measure aimed at synthetic drugs appears to be cruising toward final passage in the Legislature. The House on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that bans inhaled or ingested …

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    15 May 14
  • Second man charged in Mankato fight makes bail

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of punching a former Minnesota State, Mankato, football player in the head and knocking him to the ground is free on bail. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Stenner Shelley, of …

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    15 May 14
  • Teen accused of Waseca plot pleads not guilty

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A 17-year-old boy in Waseca has pleaded not guilty to charges that he plotted to kill his family and then stage an attack on his school. The teenager wore arm …

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    13 May 14
  • Man who jumped into Mississippi River charged

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 19-year-old man is charged with a misdemeanor after authorities say he jumped off a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb in the name of charity. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office …

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    13 May 14
  • Waseca Storage site

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A woman credited with potentially averting a school attack in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca says the suspect acted strangely as he approached a self-storage facility near her apartment. …

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    12 May 14
  • Walleye gets lot of help to be king in Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As anglers hit Minnesota’s lakes Saturday in the season opener, many will be trying for a tasty walleye. But the state fish wouldn’t be in most lakes without a …

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    09 May 14
  • Tornadoes touch down in Minnesota, but no damage

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A spring storm has dropped several tornadoes on the ground in south-central Minnesota, but no major damage or injuries are reported. Tornado touchdowns were reported near St. James and Lake …

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    09 May 14
  • Minnesota Senate defeats Sunday booze sales bid

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stock up on beer, wine and liquor on Saturday. The Minnesota Senate soundly defeated a repeal of the state’s law barring liquor stores from being open on Sundays. The chamber …

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    08 May 14