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  • Long Lake man drowns in Lake Independence

    MEDINA, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who died in a western Hennepin County lake. The medical examiner said Sunday that 67-year-old Charles Dollar drowned Thursday on Lake Independence. His death was ruled …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Ely man found in water near Burntside Lake cabin

    ELY, Minn. (AP) – The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an Ely man who was found dead in the water near his cabin on Burntside Lake. Fifty-year-old Daniel Frank Scufsa …

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    11 Jun 12
  • 2 charged with murder in Minn. toddler’s death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities are calling the death of a St. Bonifacius toddler a horrific case of child abuse. The boy’s 27-year-old mother, Shacara Foster, and her boyfriend, 20-year-old Kentae Todd, were charged Thursday with …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Minn. man admits beating woman he kept captive

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to holding his girlfriend captive in their home and beating her in an attack prosecutors say lasted three days. Twenty-two-year-old Branden Fourre pleaded …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Recycler admits failing to disclose air violations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Rosemount aluminum recycling operation faces more than $1 million in fines, civil penalties and required plant upgrades for violating clean air laws and trying to conceal it. Spectro Alloys Corporation pleaded …

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    08 Jun 12
  • American Crystal, union reps try to restart talks

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – American Crystal Sugar and union representatives meet Friday in attempt to restart contract talks in a dispute that has locked out workers and dragged on for 10 months. It’s the fourth …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Minn. Gov. Dayton leads trade mission to China

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton departs Friday on a trade mission to China, one of Minnesota’s biggest export markets. The first-term governor is leading a 50-member delegation on a trip that includes …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Fiancee: Vet gave show errant photo by ‘mistake’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The fiancée of an “America’s Got Talent” contestant scrutinized for claims he was injured in Afghanistan says he made a “mistake” when he gave the show a photograph of a soldier instead …

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    08 Jun 12