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  • Crop of former Minn. lawmakers try for comeback

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Twenty former lawmakers are trying to get back to the Minnesota Legislature. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that a pivotal election this November is prompting mainly former Democratic legislators to …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Lake creature’ pops up in Mpls park

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Don’t be alarmed if you see a lake creature bobbing in Wirth Lake in Minneapolis this summer. It’s only a whimsical sculpture that looks like a dinosaur. Minne the Lake Creature is …

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    07 Jun 12
  • NRA

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — A Belle Plaine woman is suing the National Rifle Association because it refused to pay out on a life insurance policy after her husband was killed in a tractor rollover on …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Kitten thief

    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) – A kitten stolen from a Shakopee pet store has been returned, but the suspect remains at large. Officials with the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley say the kitten was …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Soundset Break-in

    Shakopee Police are looking for almost two dozen people who they say broke into a county-owned building and threw a party following the Soundset concert at Canterbury Park on May 27. Surveillance video shows several …

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    06 Jun 12
  • 1 killed in school bus crash

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say one person is dead following a collision between a school bus and SUV in Roseville Wednesday morning. Authorities say no children were on the bus when it crashed on …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Mpls church fire ruled accidental

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Investigators have ruled accidental the fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis over Memorial Day weekend. A Minneapolis police spokesman says an arson investigator’s report says the …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Crews continue work to clear damaged mill

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) – Crews continue to remove large rolls of damaged paper at the Verso Paper mill in Sartell where an explosion and fire last month killed one person and injured four others. Three-thousand …

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    06 Jun 12