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  • Dollars

    As students go back to school across Minnesota, for some families it puts quite a dent in the pocketbook. The 2012 Huntington Backpack Index shows that parents will be spending 3-6% more this school year …

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    04 Sep 12
  • ExploreMN

    Tourism officials say that most Minnesotans apparently stayed in Minnesota over the Labor Day weekend. This continued a trend that saw more state residents choosing to stay in the state for vacations this summer, giving …

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    04 Sep 12
  • FatalAccident

    A central Minnesota teen is dead after the ATV he was driving sustained a flat tire and flipped over, pinning him underneath. The Stearns County sheriff’s office has identified the boy as 16-year-old Cody Christian …

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    04 Sep 12
  • Fire

    A house in Fairmont is being called a total loss following an early morning fire on Sunday. The fire at the unoccupied residence on Albion Avenue was reported at around 4am. The Fairmont Fire Department …

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    04 Sep 12
  • ChalkOutline

    Authorities report that a body was found in a wooded area in western Albert Lea over the weekend. A neighbor reportedly smelled an odor and discovered the corpse. The body was reported to police Saturday …

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    04 Sep 12
  • WorldsBiggestBurger

    A Minnesota casino has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that’s 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. The monster of a burger was served up Sunday at the Black Bear Casino …

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    04 Sep 12
  • BattleOfBirchCoulee

    Sunday is the 150th anniversary of the battle of Birch Coulee, the most deadly for US forces in the Dakota War of 1862. The battle took place about 16 miles from Fort Ridgely, where a …

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    01 Sep 12
  • TimothyHuber

    A rural Paynesville man who faces 1st-degree murder charges along with his 82-year-old father was in court on Thursday for an Omnibus Hearing. 46-year-old Timothy Huber and his father, Delbert Huber, face the possibility of …

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    01 Sep 12