Minnesota News
  • 100s of volunteers clean up at Lake Superior Zoo

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The cleanup is under way at Lake Superior Zoo. Hundreds of volunteers have showed up this weekend to help clean up the mud and debris left behind by the recent deluge …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Mississippi River above flooding stage near Aitkin

    AITKIN, Minn. (AP) – Flood waters are still rising near Aitkin, where the Mississippi River is expected to remain above the flooding stage until Tuesday. The Minnesota Incident Command System says the river was at …

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    25 Jun 12
  • Minn. Hockey retains tougher penalty for some hits

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – The type of illegal hockey hit that led to the paralyzing injury of Jack Jablonski last December will continue to trigger an automatic five-minute major penalty in Minnesota youth …

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    25 Jun 12
  • 8-year-old recounts ride through flooded culvert

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – An 8-year-old boy who was sucked into a culvert during record-setting rain in Duluth says his six-block ride through the storm sewer felt like 100 miles. Kenny Markiewicz was splashing in …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Minnesota man dies during regatta on Wis lake

    TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS, Wis. (AP) – A Minnesota man has died after he was thrown from his sailboat during a regatta on a Wisconsin lake. Dane County sheriff’s officials say the 66-year-old Chaska man …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Guardsman honored for helping to save girl’s life

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Army National Guard soldier from Milbank has received the South Dakota Medal of Valor for an act of heroism while saying a child’s life. Maj. Jason Kettwig …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Neighborhoods in Moose Lake reachable only by boat

    MOOSE LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Neighborhoods in a small town southwest in eastern Minnesota are reachable only by boat. Flood water has engulfed the high school, an RV park and campground and dozens of homes …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Vikes stadium authority to name CEO at 1st meeting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority meets for the first time Friday to announce a chief executive and take other initial steps toward building a $975 million Vikings stadium. The authority’s five members …

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    22 Jun 12