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  • Drought breaks for nearly all of Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The drought is officially over for nearly all of Minnesota. The new map from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that only about 10 percent of of Minnesota remains in drought. Three months …

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    10 May 12
  • Mother expected to accept late son’s degree

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The mother of Minnesota Gophers football player Gary Tinsley is expected to accept her late son’s bachelor’s degree Thursday. The starting linebacker was found unresponsive in his dorm April 6 by his …

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    10 May 12
  • Study finds homelessness on reservations persists

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A new study finds that despite housing improvements on Minnesota’s Indian reservations, homelessness still persists. Researchers with the nonprofit health and human services organization Amherst H. Wilder Foundation visited eight …

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    10 May 12
  • 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