Minnesota
  • Fishing Opener

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Waconia is set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and …

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    10 May 12
  • Bachmann becomes a citizen of Switzerland

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been granted citizenship in Switzerland. Bachmann’s spokeswoman Becky Rogness says the congresswoman has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in …

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    10 May 12
  • Coroner: Tree climber’s death accidental

    GOODHUE, Minn. (AP) – A Goodhue County coroner’s report says the death of a 10-year boy climbing a tree at his house was accidental. A funeral service for Derek Strickland will be held Thursday at …

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    10 May 12
  • Revenge by ex-lover or arson by homeowner?

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Was it revenge by an ex-lover or arson by a Clay County woman that caused a series of fires that burned down her house and barn? Prosecutors say Tara Andvik set …

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    09 May 12
  • Coroner: Tree climber’s death accidental

    GOODHUE, Minn. (AP) — A Goodhue County coroner’s report says the death of a 10-year boy climbing a tree at his house was accidental. A funeral service for Derek Strickland will be held Thursday at …

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    09 May 12
  • Bachmann becomes a citizen of Switzerland

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been granted citizenship in Switzerland. Bachmann’s spokeswoman Becky Rogness says the congresswoman has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in …

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    09 May 12
  • Feds tear down camps in wildlife refuge

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and volunteers are tearing down two squatters camps on islands in the Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge. The camps are just south of Winona, near Homer. …

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    09 May 12
  • 2 accused of using diaper in disciplining girl

    FRIDLEY, Minn. (AP) — Police say a Fridley mother and her boyfriend shaved the head of the woman’s 12-year-old daughter and made her run up and down the street in a diaper because she wasn’t …

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    09 May 12