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  • Nurse sentenced to probation for stealing drugs

    STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) – A nurse from western Wisconsin has been sentenced to three years of probation for stealing painkillers from a Stillwater hospital. Forty-five-year-old Della Rae Thalin of New Richmond was sentenced in federal …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Firefighters in Carver Co. find woman’s body

    DAHLGREN TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters in Carver County say they found the body of a woman while fighting a house fire in Dahlgren Township. The sheriff’s department got a 911 call shortly before 8 …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Missing snowmobiler was on guided tour in Wyoming

    LANDER, Wyo. (AP) – Authorities say a man who spent the night stranded on the Continental Divide Trail in blizzard conditions had been snowmobiling with a commercial guide service that did not notice he was …

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    24 Jan 12
  • No word for family of US couple missing in wreck

    WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (AP) – The children of a Minnesota couple missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster are still waiting for word about their parents. The family of Jerry and Barbara Heil (hyl) …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Dayton: Vikings stadium must be at Dome to pass

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton is telling the owners of the Minnesota Vikings the team’s new stadium will have to be at the Metrodome site if a stadium bill is to pass …

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    24 Jan 12
  • DFL Party files complaint against GOP senator

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota DFL Party has filed a campaign finance complaint against state Sen. Dave Thompson for failing to disclose money he received from the state Republican Party. Minnesota Public Radio …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Complaint amended against Amy Senser in hit-run

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – New details are emerging about a fatal hit-and-run allegedly involving the wife of former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser. Hennepin County prosecutors filed an amended complaint Monday against Amy Senser. The …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Photo credit: Lori Carlson, Prior Lake American

    It’s finally feeling like winter in Minnesota, but a partially submerged car on Prior Lake proves the ice isn’t completely safe yet.   The State Department of Natural Resources warns ice needs to be at …

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    24 Jan 12