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  • Feds tear down camps in wildlife refuge

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and volunteers are tearing down two squatters camps on islands in the Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge. The camps are just south of Winona, near Homer. …

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    09 May 12
  • 2 accused of using diaper in disciplining girl

    FRIDLEY, Minn. (AP) — Police say a Fridley mother and her boyfriend shaved the head of the woman’s 12-year-old daughter and made her run up and down the street in a diaper because she wasn’t …

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    09 May 12
  • Vikings dilemma: How much is too much for stadium

    BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For more than a decade the Minnesota Vikings have been pushing to break out of the Metrodome and into a shiny new home. Finally on the …

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    09 May 12
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    A Shakopee landscaping company has been ordered to pay $500,000 for violating the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act. Hawkins Tree and Landscaping must pay $478,000 in back wages and damages to 57 current and former …

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    07 May 12
  • Aquatic Hitchhikers

    A Carver County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that would hold the DNR more accountable for preventing spread of zebra mussels between west metro lakes. A group of property owners and lake associations with Lotus …

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    07 May 12
  • police lights 2

    A good Samaritan who broke up a fight in Shakopee last month may never see out of his left eye again, and police are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible. Shakopee police …

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    07 May 12
  • Game day at Minn. Capitol for Vikings stadium

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Hard hats and footballs are mingling at the state Capitol as construction workers and Minnesota Vikings fans chant “Build it!” ahead of a critical vote on a proposed $1 billion …

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    07 May 12
  • 2 killed in house fire caused by lightning

    BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) – Investigators believe a lightning strike ignited a house fire in Blue Earth that killed two people. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Department says 39-year-old Rudy Carmona and 47-year-old Fidel Bello died …

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    07 May 12