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  • Lt. Gov. Tina Smith announces Free Park Friday

    Following the success of last year’s Free Park Friday, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is encouraging all Minnesotans to include outdoor activity as part of their family festivities over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Smith announced that …

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    25 Oct 16
  • Police investigating 5 heroin overdoses, 2 fatal

    Law enforcement authorities in Anoka County are investigating six separate heroin overdoses, two of them fatal. The overdoses happened in a span of 12 hours Saturday. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the investigators are …

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    24 Oct 16
  • Little Free Libraries are being robbed in the Twin Cities

    Community book cubbies in families’ yards have been repeatedly burglarized in recent months all across the Twin Cities. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Little Free Libraries have been mysteriously cleaned out multiple times …

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    24 Oct 16
  • Sale of new license plates starts December 1st

    A new Minnesota license plate designed to benefit state parks and trails goes on sale December 1. The image of a canoe in the water surrounded by the four seasons was created by Michelle Vesaas …

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    24 Oct 16
  • Fall color viewing is nearing its end

    It seems like the trees just sprang into brilliant colors and in no time it is already over. Much in Minnesota is past peak for leaf-peeping, but if you head south you will still be …

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    22 Oct 16
  • Minnesota first in nation for recent voting turnout

    New rankings show Minnesota is the state with the most consistent voting turn out. The website 24/7 Wall Street says Minnesota was number one in the nation for the highest voter turnout over the last …

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    22 Oct 16
  • Waseca County Sheriff injured in farming accident

    The Waseca County Sheriff was seriously injured Tuesday in a farming accident. Sheriff Brad Millbrath called 911 after his hand was caught in farm equipment rollers while trying to dislodge a jam in a field …

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    19 Oct 16
  • Facebook post about info becoming public is a hoax

    A post that’s gone viral on Facebook claiming that unless you share the legal disclaimer, all of your private information will be out there for the world to view. Facebook previously addressed the rumors with …

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    19 Oct 16