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Teen charged in Cass Lake wildfire

Teen charged in Cass Lake wildfire

May 31, 2014 at 6:06 am

CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Cass Lake boy allegedly set a fire that damaged about 70 acres and threatened about 10 homes in Cass County because mosquitoes were bothering him. Read More...

Severson wins nod for Sec of State

Severson wins nod for Sec of State

May 31, 2014 at 6:06 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A former Sauk Rapids legislator is the Minnesota Republican Party's choice for an open secretary of state's race. Read More...

Body of Coon Rapids man recovered from St. Croix

Body of Coon Rapids man recovered from St. Croix

May 30, 2014 at 1:01 pm

TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Chisago County sheriff's officials say the body of a Coon Rapids man who disappeared after jumping into the St. Croix River to help his nephew has been recovered. Read More...

Cass County Marijuana Farm Busted

Cass County Marijuana Farm Busted

May 30, 2014 at 12:12 pm

MEADOW BROOK TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KNSI ) - Authorities in Cass County busted a marijuana farm in a wilderness area northeast of Staples this week. Read More...

James River Valley could flood

James River Valley could flood

May 30, 2014 at 12:12 pm

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Forecasters say heavy rain and thunderstorms expected this weekend could cause some flooding along the James River Valley. Read More...

St. Thomas professor to retire, probe continues

St. Thomas professor to retire, probe continues

May 30, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A long-time faculty member at the University of St. Thomas questioned about his knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against a professor plans to retire. Read More...

U of M seeks to bolster black ranks in grad school

U of M seeks to bolster black ranks in grad school

May 30, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota plans to boost its recruiting and retention efforts to counter declining black enrollment in graduate and professional programs. Read More...

Winona State's floating classroom tested

Winona State's floating classroom tested

May 30, 2014 at 11:11 am

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has tested Winona State University's new floating classroom. Read More...

DNR sets new deer goals for southeastern Minnesota

DNR sets new deer goals for southeastern Minnesota

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Wildlife managers plan to boost the whitetail deer population in several parts of southeastern Minnesota while holding deer numbers steady or bringing them down in certain other zones in the region. Read More...

Woman struck by school bus in downtown Minneapolis

Woman struck by school bus in downtown Minneapolis

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police say a woman was struck and injured by a school bus near Target Field as fans were headed to a Minnesota Twins game. Read More...

Prep school suit moved to federal court

Prep school suit moved to federal court

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal courts will hear a new lawsuit alleging that a southern Minnesota boarding school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action. Read More...

2 killed in head-on crash near Iowa border

2 killed in head-on crash near Iowa border

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says two men were killed when one of them drove the wrong way on an interstate in southern Minnesota. Read More...

U of Minnesota alerts patients of infection risk

U of Minnesota alerts patients of infection risk

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota says 300 people at a St. Paul apartment may have been exposed to infectious diseases due to misuse of blood monitoring equipment at screening events. Read More...

Couple on cycle killed near Cambridge

Couple on cycle killed near Cambridge

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a husband and wife on a motorcycle were killed when they were hit by a van trying to make a U-turn on a highway north of the Twin Cities. Read More...

Minnesota woman sentenced in landlord killing

Minnesota woman sentenced in landlord killing

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in the fatal stabbing of her former landlord. Read More...

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