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  • Man who jumped into Mississippi River charged

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 19-year-old man is charged with a misdemeanor after authorities say he jumped off a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb in the name of charity. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office …

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    13 May 14
  • Waseca Storage site

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A woman credited with potentially averting a school attack in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca says the suspect acted strangely as he approached a self-storage facility near her apartment. …

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    12 May 14
  • Walleye gets lot of help to be king in Minnesota

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – As anglers hit Minnesota’s lakes Saturday in the season opener, many will be trying for a tasty walleye. But the state fish wouldn’t be in most lakes without a …

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    09 May 14
  • College student critically injured in bus fall

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A Mankato college student remains in critical condition after falling off the bumper of a city bus last weekend. Twenty-one-year-old Dylan Smyth suffered serious head injuries after falling from the …

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    09 May 14
  • Tornadoes touch down in Minnesota, but no damage

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A spring storm has dropped several tornadoes on the ground in south-central Minnesota, but no major damage or injuries are reported. Tornado touchdowns were reported near St. James and Lake …

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    09 May 14
  • Minnesota Senate defeats Sunday booze sales bid

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stock up on beer, wine and liquor on Saturday. The Minnesota Senate soundly defeated a repeal of the state’s law barring liquor stores from being open on Sundays. The chamber …

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    08 May 14
  • Minnesota Senate passes medical pot legislation

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The measure is more ambitious than Gov. Mark Dayton and law-enforcement officials have said …

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    08 May 14
  • Taxpayers should know of rebates by June 27

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota taxpayers should know by late June if they qualify for income tax breaks approved by the 2014 Legislature. State revenue officials are plowing through 260,000 income tax returns …

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    08 May 14