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  • Gopher academics improve in 2010-11

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The University of Minnesota athletics department appears to be making improvements in the classroom. The school released its results in the latest NCAA academic progress report on Wednesday. The report includes data …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Mystic Lake - Canterbury

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Racing Commission has approved a business deal between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Canterbury Park. The commission voted 5-3 Wednesday to approve the deal. The tribe offered the …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Davy

    A 15-year-old girl missing from Lakeville since Monday has been located, and her father has been taken into custody. Lakeville police say they located the pair Thursday, after issuing a statewide crime alert and asking …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Boy, 13, pulled from Lake Superior dies

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A teenager who was pulled from Lake Superior off the Duluth shore has died. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office says 13-year-old Jeffrey Watson Junior died about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Uncapped sewage line blamed for Freeborn explosion

    FREEBORN, Minn. (AP) – Fire officials say an uncapped sewage line was the cause of an explosion that injured a man last week near the southern Minnesota town of Freeborn. Fire Chief Steve Seipp (SIPE) …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Mother accused of leaving children in hot car

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – A 21-year-old woman is facing criminal charges in Beltrami County after her four children were left in a sweltering car in a Target parking lot. A criminal complaint says Bianca Hazelrigg …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Officials ID missing boater on Lake Pepin

    BAY CITY, Wis. (AP) – The Pierce County sheriff’s office has released the name of the man missing after he fell from a boat into Lake Pepin. The man is identified as 38-year-old Troy Goehrs …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Voluntary use hurts Minn. drug monitor program

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Supporters of Minnesota’s two-year-old prescription drug monitoring program say it’s helped detect patients who might be addicted to pain medication, but they worry that not enough doctors are using the …

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    13 Jun 12