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  • 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
  • Pizza chain launches Great Lakes-themed pizzas

    DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit-area pizza chain is launching a new line of Great Lakes-themed pizzas to help support environmental efforts in the region. Buddy’s Pizza announced Thursday that $1 from each pie sold from …

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    22 Jun 12
  • 3 Twin Cities Mississippi River locks closed

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing three locks in the Twin Cities to recreational boats Friday because of rising water on the Mississippi River. The Corp says it …

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    22 Jun 12
  • 2 face charges in synthetic drugs case in ND, MN

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A Minnesota man faces a murder charge in what authorities say is a bad batch of synthetic drugs circulating in the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Woman pleads guilty to shooting husband

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A woman accused of fatally shooting her husband while he slept has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Blue Earth County. In a plea deal with prosecutors, 35-year-old Jennifer Nibbe (NIB’-ee) …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Minn. woman finds $5,000 ring in secondhand pants

    HAM LAKE, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota woman has found a diamond ring worth at least $5,000 in a pair of secondhand pants, but says she can’t bring herself to keep it. Deb Thompson of …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Polar bear, seals moved to St. Paul zoo

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The polar bear and seals that escaped their exhibits at the flooded Lake Superior Zoo have been moved to a St. Paul zoo. Animal care experts say the move to Como …

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    21 Jun 12