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  • Courted by candidates, Minn. GOP voters study up

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Normally overlooked, Minnesota Republicans are reveling in a chance to sway a party presidential nominating contest. Tuesday night’s caucuses were on the radar of all the major contenders. Party faithful …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Police: Resident started fire at assisted-living

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – Police say a 46-year-old resident has admitted to starting a fire that prompted the evacuation of an assisted-living facility in Northfield. Northfield Deputy Police Chief Chuck Walerius says Sunday’s fire at …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Sheriff IDs Walker man stabbed to death

    LONGVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Walker man who was stabbed to death over the weekend. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch identifies the victim as 31-year-old James Raymond Elmberg. Deputies …

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    07 Feb 12
  • A-H teachers union backs sexuality policy change

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) – The teachers union in Minnesota’s largest school district has endorsed a proposed replacement for a policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Paul rallies GOP support in St. Cloud, Minneapolis

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Ron Paul is rallying supporters in St. Cloud and Minneapolis as his campaign looks to Minnesota for its first state win in the Republican presidential race. The Texas …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Man pleads guilty in Minn. Somali terror case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Somali-American man has admitted he raised money to help send people from Minnesota to Somalia to fight with al-Shabab. Twenty-seven-year-old Ahmed Hussein Mahamud pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Hwy 101

    When he met with local government leaders in Scott County last week, Gov. Mark Dayton pledged his support for raising the 101 river crossing between Shakopee and Chanhassen and making it four lanes from the …

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    07 Feb 12
  • crime tape

    A 31-year-old suicide victim was found under the Highway 41 Minnesota River bridge in Scott County on Sunday evening. Scott County Sheriff’s Det. Sgt. Phil Nawrocki tells the Chaska Herald that the Chaska Police Department …

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    07 Feb 12