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  • Walker renews support for new St. Croix bridge

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker is urging the U.S. House to act quickly on a new bridge that would cross the St. Croix River. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has set a March 15 …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Minn. prosecutor hospitalized after tumor found

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A western Minnesota prosecutor serving with the military overseas is hospitalized after doctors discovered a tumor on his pituitary gland. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton is in a U.S. military hospital …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Minn. Senate committee passes photo ID for voting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A state Senate committee has approved a constitutional amendment asking Minnesotans to decide whether voting should require a photo ID despite objections from Secretary of State Mark Ritchie that it …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Army vet Hegseth seeks GOP US Senate nod

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq says he wants to be the Republican opponent to Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Pete Hegseth tells the Star Tribune …

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    22 Feb 12
  • School HR director gets big payout in departure

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – A severance agreement between the Burnsville school district and its human resources director paid her more than $250,000, but the district and school board isn’t saying what prompted her departure. The …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Anti-racism campaign prompts separatist rally

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – An anti-racism campaign in Duluth has prompted a white supremacy group to schedule a local rally. Organizer Robert Hester says his group, Supreme White Alliance,will hold a rally at the Duluth …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Man escapes from custody in Beltrami County

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in northern Minnesota are searching for a man who escaped from custody, then led authorities on a high speed chase through the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Proposed mission change for Duluth fighter wing

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Proposed budget cuts in the U. S. Department of Defense could mean a change in missions for the Minnesota Air National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing at Duluth. Currently the base is …

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    22 Feb 12