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  • NWS says Tues-Wed wettest 2 days in Duluth

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The National Weather Service says rainfall Tuesday and Wednesday in Duluth is a record breaker. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Kraujalis (kruh-JAL’-us) says it’s the wettest two-day period in Duluth history. …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Grand Forks ready to help flood-ravaged Duluth

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – City officials in Grand Forks say they are willing and ready to provide assistance to their counterparts in the flood-ravaged Minnesota city of Duluth. Mayor Mike Brown tells the Grand …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Duluth official: Flooded streams, trails unsafe

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in Duluth are sending out crews to assess flood damage, and try to shore up unsafe infrastructure. Deputy Police Chief Robin Roeser says authorities are “urging people to stay away …

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    21 Jun 12
  • Richfield High School grad killed in Afghanistan

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags flown at half-staff Wednesday for a Richfield High School graduate who was killed in Afghanistan. Army Spec. Kedith L. Jacobs was 21 years old …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Teen pleads guilty to fatal Mpls shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis teenager has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting another teen in a south Minneapolis alley. Malcolm Jackson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Trequan Sykes. Jackson, …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Fund set up for family of SWAT punch victim

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer. Mike Archambault says 43-year-old Brian Vander Lee is still …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Several animals at zoo killed by floods

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – The Lake Superior Zoo says it has lost several animals in the damaging flood waters. A zoo spokeswoman says a “beloved” donkey named Ashley died as well as sheep and goats …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Duluth mayor to declare state of emergency

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Duluth Mayor Don Ness says he plans to declare a state of emergency because of serious flooding in his northeastern Minnesota city. Ness tells The Associated Press he plans to issue …

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    20 Jun 12