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    Governor Mark Dayton will follow through on a promise he made during last spring’s flooding and visit the Scott County area today to discuss local river crossing issues. Dayton will be at the Scott County …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Marine who graduated from Belle Plaine found dead in barracks

    A U.S. Marine and 2004 graduate of Belle Plaine High School was found dead last week in his barracks in North Carolina. Cpl. Gavin Kopponen was found in his barracks at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on …

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    03 Feb 12
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    Information is starting to emerge but details are still scarce about three people who were injured when their car struck a house two weeks ago. According a Le Sueur Police Department report, at 1:23 a.m. …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Minnesota AD Maturi to step down

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi will leave his post when his contract expires this summer. School officials and the 67-year-old Maturi announced his retirement Thursday at a late morning news …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Union fight brews with right-to-work push in Minn.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The push is on to make Minnesota a state where union membership is optional at companies that have unions. Several Republicans proposed Thursday to add a so-called right to work …

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    02 Feb 12
  • 2 Native Mob members arrested, 1 still at large

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say the manhunt is over for two Native Mob members, but one man is still at large. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Thursday that 33-year-old Wakinyan Wakan McArthur of Bemidji and …

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    02 Feb 12
  • School responds to disturbing recess game

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) – Administrators at a New Ulm elementary school have contacted parents of fifth-grade students after some children played a disturbing recess game they call “rape tag.” A letter from Washington Elementary …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Man civilly liable for girlfriend’s 1981 death

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A former St. Paul police clerk has been found civilly liable in the 1981 death of his girlfriend. A Ramsey County judge has awarded $2 million to each of Barbara …

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    02 Feb 12