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  • Romney picks up 2 delegates in South Carolina

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney has picked up a consolation prize from the South Carolina Republican presidential primary: two delegates. Newt Gingrich handily won the Jan. 21 primary and got 23 of the state’s 25 …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Body recovered from Rice Lake identified

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County sheriff’s officials say the ATV operator whose body was found in Rice Lake was a Paynesville man. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Clark Hickman was last seen driving his ATV on the …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Motorcycle ridership at record high level in Minn.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say motorcycle ridership in Minnesota is at a record high level. The Department of Public Safety says there are more than 404,000 licensed operators in the state and …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Vote expected this week on Stearns Co. trail

    ALBANY, Minn. (AP) – Stearns County officials have talked for a decade about building a recreational trail along an abandoned railroad corridor. The county board could finally vote this week on giving the project a …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Romney credits change in tactics for Florida surge

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Mitt Romney says he’s fought back from his South Carolina setback into the forefront of the Republican presidential field by more aggressively returning Newt Gingrich’s campaign fire and by presenting …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Santorum plans campaign event in Minnesota

    Out of the Florida hunt, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans two Midwestern stops Monday, including one in Minnesota. The former Pennsylvania senator is due to hold an afternoon appearance at St. Charles Community College …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Bachmann hasn’t endorsed presidential candidate

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says she hasn’t yet decided to endorse any of the candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination. Bachmann appeared on the CBS program “Face the Nation” Sunday. She …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Mpls loppet race moves from Uptown to Wirth Park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – This winter’s abnormal weather is affecting yet another event. The City of Lakes Loppet scheduled for next weekend is moving from the Uptown area of Minneapolis to Theodore Wirth Park – where …

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    30 Jan 12