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  • Hazelden

    Young substance abusers will be the focus of a new addiction treatment facility in Chaska opening this spring. Minnesota-based Hazelden will open an outpatient clinic that will service adults beginning March 1 and expand its …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Minnesota courts to go paperless

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A new initiative will move Minnesota courts from paper files to the electronic age. The Minnesota Judicial Council is requiring all courts to eventually go paperless. In Olmsted County District Court administrator …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Dog missing since fatal Xmas Eve crash is found

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) – A dog that had been missing since a fatal Christmas Eve accident near Willmar has been found alive and well. The West Central Tribune reports the 3-year-old Schnauzer, named Lord, was …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Bachmann speaks at St. Paul anti-abortion rally

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rep. Michele Bachmann made her first appearance in Minnesota since dropping out of the Republican presidential race, speaking at an annual anti-abortion protest at the state Capitol. Minnesota Public Radio …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Missing 10-year-old walks into Minn. hospital ER

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 10-year old Bloomington girl who disappeared in south Minneapolis has been found safe in a hospital emergency room. Namo Abdinur Ahmed disappeared around 10 a.m. Sunday. Police say she got out …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Minn. bear delivers 2 cubs on Internet

    ELY, Minn. (AP) – A 3-year-old bear in Minnesota has given birth to two cubs before an Internet audience. Lynn Rogers of the Wildlife Research Institute, affiliated with North American Bear Center, says Jewel gave …

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    23 Jan 12
  • More teens using suicide hot line through texting

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – More teens are using a suicide prevention hot line in Minnesota now that they can text instead of talking with someone directly. With a $1.4 million federal grant, Carlton County is …

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    23 Jan 12
  • Minn. school districts focus on early education

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Some Twin Cities school districts are focusing on early education to close the achievement gap. The Anoka-Hennepin School Board considers a proposal Monday night to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten in seven of …

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    23 Jan 12