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  • Former Belle Plaine student facing murder charges

    A former student Belle Plaine High School is facing second-degree murder charges after he stabbed a man. Twenty-three-year-old Nathan Alan Foth of Le Sueur is charged in killing 74-year-old Allen Retzer of Eden Prairie. According …

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    09 Sep 16
  • Supreme Court ruling changes policy on weapons in school

    A Supreme Court ruling requires schools to investigate a student’s intent when weapons that aren’t firearms are brought to school. The change was brought about when 19-year-old Alyssa Drescher was expelled from United South Central …

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    09 Sep 16
  • Deer hunt lottery deadline is today

    Today (Thursday) is the deadline for gun deer and muzzleloader hunters who desire to go after antlerless deer to enter the lottery. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says those that are interested must buy …

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    08 Sep 16
  • New restaurant honoring Herb Brooks

    Herbie’s on the Park is a new downtown St. Paul restaurant set to open September 24th that honors Minnesota hockey coach Herb Brooks. It is said to have an “upscale tavern feel with an approachable …

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    08 Sep 16
  • Redwood Area Hospital recognized for influenza vaccinations

    Redwood Area Hospital was recognized with a blue ribbon by the Minnesota Department of Health for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2015-16 flu seasons. 182 Redwood Area Hospital employees representing …

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    07 Sep 16
  • Minnesota State Fair sets attendance record

    Organizers of the Minnesota State Fair are hoping next year’s fair is just as successful as this year’s. The 2016 Minnesota State Fair broke its all-time attendance record. Over 1.9 million people attended the fair …

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    07 Sep 16
  • Man drowns in Quarry Park in Stearns County

    Stearns County authorities say a Columbia Heights man drowned while swimming at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve near St. Cloud. The sheriff’s office says the incident was reported Sunday evening around 6:15 p.m. when a …

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    06 Sep 16
  • Minnesota ranks toward the bottom in obesity

    Obesity is a problem in the United States. The State of Obesity report was recently published and Minnesota ranked 39th among all states in adult obesity. According to the report, the adult obesity rate in …

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    06 Sep 16