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  • MN state parks waive entry fee on get outdoors day

    Saturday is National Get Outdoors Day and to mark the occasion, Minnesota’s 75 state parks and recreation areas are waiving admission fees. On most days, the state charges $5 for a daily vehicle permit including …

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    11 Jun 16
  • Early intervention is key in ending domestic violence

    At least 9 women have died in Minnesota this year due to domestic violence. That includes 5 in the past two months. Most recently was 54-year-old Barbara Wilson of Mankato who was planning on leaving …

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    11 Jun 16
  • Bail set for International Falls man involved in Wright County murder

    Bail was set Tuesday for an International Falls man arrested in connection with suspects in a Wright County murder. Thomas F. Nicholson was arraigned in Koochiching County District Court Tuesday when bail was set at …

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    10 Jun 16
  • No foul play suspected in death of bald eagle

    Authorities no longer suspect foul play in the death of a bald eagle in southern Minnesota. The dead bird was found in March south of Albert Lea. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokesman says it …

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    10 Jun 16
  • Man sentenced for turning 13-year-old into sex slave

    A Washington state man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for turning a 13-year-old Minnesota girl into his online sex slave. Twenty-year-old Cheyenne Cody Foster of Arlington, Washington admitted to using threats …

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    10 Jun 16
  • Two people arrested after crossing state lines in pursuit

    A high speed chase through parts of Minnesota and Iowa Wednesday night landed an 18-year-old woman and her 53-year-old passenger in jail, but not before two police vehicles were damaged. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office …

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    10 Jun 16
  • State lawmaker upset people with newspaper letter

    A Minnesota lawmaker is gaining some unexpected attention over a controversial opinion letter he wrote for a newspaper. State Representative Tony Cornish, who is a former police officer, made some suggestions in the Star Tribune” …

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    09 Jun 16
  • St. Cloud fireworks to have beer sales

    St. Cloud’s Fourth of July fireworks event will have beer sales again this year. It’s been a nine-year drought since the brew has been sold at the celebration in Wilson Park. Sales ended due to …

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    09 Jun 16