Minnesota
  • 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
  • Minnesota AD Maturi to step down

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi will leave his post when his contract expires this summer. School officials and the 67-year-old Maturi announced his retirement Thursday at a late morning news …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Union fight brews with right-to-work push in Minn.

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The push is on to make Minnesota a state where union membership is optional at companies that have unions. Several Republicans proposed Thursday to add a so-called right to work …

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    02 Feb 12
  • 2 Native Mob members arrested, 1 still at large

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say the manhunt is over for two Native Mob members, but one man is still at large. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Thursday that 33-year-old Wakinyan Wakan McArthur of Bemidji and …

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    02 Feb 12
  • School responds to disturbing recess game

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) – Administrators at a New Ulm elementary school have contacted parents of fifth-grade students after some children played a disturbing recess game they call “rape tag.” A letter from Washington Elementary …

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    02 Feb 12