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    A Jordan man accused of passing out behind the wheel of his vehicle while it was stopped at an intersection in February was sentenced to probation and community service last week. Daniel Robert Hanson, 21, …

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    16 May 12
  • Crews pull woman’s body from southern Minn. river

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Divers have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Mankato woman who disappeared while tubing on a southern Minnesota river. Blue Earth County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Maurer says divers located the …

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    16 May 12
  • Workers OK strike at 8 Twin Cities hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers have authorized a temporary strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals. Ninety-one percent of union members voting favored authorizing a two- to five-day strike. The union represents 3,500 nursing assistants, technicians and …

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    16 May 12
  • Mayo employee sentenced for stealing patient info

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Mayo Clinic employee will serve three years of probation for stealing patient information from the health care organization. A federal judge Tuesday also ordered Autumn Wright to serve 300 hours …

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    16 May 12
  • Clay Co. woman convicted of setting fires

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A Clay County woman who blamed her ex-lover for setting a series of fires at her farm has been convicted of arson. Tara Andvik sobbed quietly as the guilty verdicts on …

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    16 May 12
  • Man pleads guilty to choking HCMC lab tech

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to choking a lab technician at Hennepin County Medical Center. Forty-five-year-old Timothy Marshall pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree assault. He was facing charges of attempted second-degree …

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    16 May 12
  • Police: Golf club may have been used to kill dog

    FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) – Police say someone may have used a golf club to kill a small dog at a Fergus Falls apartment house. The dog was killed Sunday night after it wandered out …

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    16 May 12
  • Woman sues city over political yard signs

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) – A Little Falls woman is suing the city after officials ordered her to remove the political signs in her yard. Robin Hensel’s lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, says the …

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    16 May 12