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  • 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
  • Woman settles excessive force claim against police

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – A woman who says she suffered a fracture in a scuffle with a Stillwater police officer has settled her lawsuit claiming excessive force. Katherine Liend sued Officer Brad Allen in federal …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Zoo reopens after June’s destructive flooding

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Lake Superior Zoo which sustained major flood damage last month reopens Friday. Eleven animals in the barnyard exhibit died, and a polar bear and two harbor seals temporarily escaped their …

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    13 Jul 12
  • American Crystal Sugar Letter Angers Union Leader

    (Moorhead, MN)  –  A letter from American Crystal Sugar to its locked-out workers is causing quite a stir.  The letter invites the employees back to work under terms of the company’s final offer, adding that …

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    13 Jul 12