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  • 9-year-old injured after Coon Rapids hit-and-run

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – Anoka County law enforcement is investigating a hit-and-run that left a 9-year-old boy severely injured in Coon Rapids. Police say he was riding his bike at about 7 p.m. Wednesday …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Trapper dies in northern Minn. ATV crash

    MOTLEY, Minn. (AP) – Searchers have found the body of a missing trapper in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Minnesota. Cass County sheriff’s authorities got a report early Wednesday of a trapper missing in …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Trapper dies in northern Minn. ATV crash

    MOTLEY, Minn. (AP) – Searchers have found the body of a missing trapper in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Minnesota. Cass County sheriff’s authorities got a report early Wednesday of a trapper missing in …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Medical examiner IDs Mpls. drowning victim, 16

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a 16-year-old girl who drowned in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office on Wednesday identified the victim as Chiccena Carpenter of Minneapolis. …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Minnesota Marine killed in Afghanistan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 21-year-old Marine from Minnesota has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, of Andover, died in combat Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Baune was …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Funeral set for 13-year-old Duluth boy

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – A funeral is set for Tuesday for a 13-year-old Duluth boy who died after being underwater in Lake Superior for more than a half-hour. Thirteen-year-old Jeffery Carlos Watson Jr. was swimming …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Minn. traffic deaths in 2011 lowest since 1944

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Safety officials say Minnesota’s traffic deaths in 2011 were the state’s lowest annual death count since 1944. Officials on Wednesday released Minnesota’s final traffic crash report for 2011. It shows …

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    14 Jun 12
  • 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