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  • Sauk Rapids mayor pleads guilty to DWI, gets jail

    FOLEY, Minn. (AP) – Sauk Rapids Mayor Brad Gunderson has pleaded guilty to a DWI charge after a drunken driving arrest in February. Gunderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of third-degree driving while under …

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    10 Apr 13
  • 1st tow of season breaks through Lake Pepin ice

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The shipping season has opened much later than normal on the Upper Mississippi River, due to thick ice on Lake Pepin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the first …

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    10 Apr 13
  • Boost for early education in Minn. House budget

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota schools would receive state funding for all-day kindergarten and an extra $200 per pupil on average in House Democrats’ plans for education spending. Top lawmakers outlined those priorities in …

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    10 Apr 13
  • Taxes

    Here are six last-minute things to keep in mind as the due date for most individuals’ 2012 federal income tax returns approaches. File on time, pay any taxes due The due date for 2012 federal …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Woman pleads guilty in death of Augsburg student

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A St. Paul woman says she was celebrating her pregnancy by mixing wine with a painkiller when she sped through downtown Minneapolis and struck and killed a college student. Teisha Randle has …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Minn. airport worker charged with stealing guns

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Minneapolis airport employee is accused of stealing weapons and hundreds of other items from passengers’ checked luggage. Authorities say 23-year-old David Vang of St. Paul is facing several charges, including …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Caribou Coffee to close 80 stores nationwide

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Caribou Coffee lovers may need to look a bit further for their caffeine fix. The Minneapolis company said Monday that it is closing 80 under performing stores and converting another 88 stores …

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    09 Apr 13
  • DFLer eyes pro sports gear tax for Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A leading House Democrat has introduced a bill to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports memorabilia to help cover the state’s share of the …

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    09 Apr 13