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  • Historical Society returns artifacts to Bois Forte

    NETT LAKE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Historical Society has returned thousands of archaeological artifacts to the Bois Forte (boys fort) Band of Chippewa. The collection includes stone tools, arrowheads, ceramics and copper artifacts which …

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    17 Jul 12
  • Children in murder-suicide in protective custody

    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – Police say two young children are in protective custody after their father fatally shot their mother before killing himself in Apple Valley. Capt. Mike Marben says relatives of the woman …

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    16 Jul 12
  • Body found in burned car in Rice County

    CANNON CITY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Rice County sheriff’s investigators are working to identify a body found in a burned car. Authorities say the body was discovered Sunday in the vehicle in rural Cannon City …

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    16 Jul 12
  • Teen ejected without knowledge of driver

    BLACKDUCK, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who bounced in and out of a highway ditch unknowingly lost her backseat passenger, who was ejected through a broken window. The patrol says …

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    16 Jul 12
  • NRC to hold public forum on Prairie Island safety

      RED WING, Minn. (AP) – Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power …

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    16 Jul 12
  • More On River Falls Murders

    (Hudson, WI)  –  The three daughters allegedly killed by their father in River Falls, Wisconsin, died from having their throats slashed.  Homicide charges were filed Thursday against the girls’ father, 34-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen, in what …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Accident Kills Minnesota Construction Worker

    (Fargo, ND)  –  A Minnesota construction worker was killed and another was hurt in a work-zone crash west of Fargo on Thursday.  The State Patrol says the two were in a pickup traveling in reverse, …

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    13 Jul 12
  • 2 girls burned in campfire explosion improving

    HOUSTON, Minn. (AP) – Two young girls seriously burned in a campfire explosion in southeastern Minnesota last month remain hospitalized. Four-year-old Chloe Langen has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Regions Hospital in …

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    13 Jul 12