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  • 2 convicted of Minn. elderly abuse serve 42 days

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) – Two women convicted of abusing residents at an Albert Lea nursing home have been released after serving 42 days of their 180-day jail sentences. Brianna Broitzman and Ashton Larson were …

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    20 Feb 12
  • Minn. courthouse shooting prompts upgrades

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A courthouse shooting in northern Minnesota that left two men injured has prompted other courthouses in the state to beef up their security. Anoka County is spending $50,000 to install bulletproof glass …

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    20 Feb 12
  • Mpls. bridge closed after cable support breaks

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A bicycle and pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis has been closed for repairs after a cable support broke and caused a separate pair of cables to fail. The state Department of Transportation says …

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    20 Feb 12
  • Drought not only reason White Bear Lake level low

    WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – Federal and state scientists say drought isn’t the only reason why the water level of White Bear Lake is so low. Researchers say municipal water use has increased measurably, …

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    20 Feb 12
  • Willmar cops use Facebook to nab suspected thieves

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – Willmar police used Facebook to help identify and arrest two suspects in recent thefts. The West Central Tribune reports the tactic was so successful that police are considering using the social …

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    20 Feb 12
  • 10-year-old Boy Scout gets national award

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A 10-year-old North St. Paul boy is being honored as a hero for rescuing his friend from a Wisconsin river. Sen. Amy Klobuchar gave Antonio Vandal a national Boy Scouts …

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    20 Feb 12
  • road construction

    The Interstate 494/Highway 169 interchange project will take a major toll on traffic this weekend when Highway 169 closes in both directions at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The loop ramps from Hwy. 169 to …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Rodriguez-Bella

    A Northfield woman hoping for lottery luck now faces prison time after allegedly stealing more than 400 tickets – worth more than $2,000 – from the gas station where she worked. Deanna Rae Rodriguez-Bella, 20, …

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    17 Feb 12