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  • VersoFire

    The Minnesota state fire marshal’s office says an overheated air compressor caused the deadly Memorial Day explosion and fire at a paper mill in Sartell. A report released this week says that the overheated compressor …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Valleyfair

    The power went out at Valleyfair amusement park in Shakopee for over an hour late Tuesday afternoon, stranding numerous people on the park’s rides. The power was restored at 6pm Tuesday after being out for …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Vote21

    Voters are headed to the polls today (TUE) for Minnesota’s Primary Election. In Southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, Republicans Mike Parry and Al Quist are competing to see who will face off against Incumbent Democrat …

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    14 Aug 12
  • FatalAccident

    An Arlington man was killed in a tree-trimming accident Friday afternoon at his home. Emergency responders were called to the residence of 89-year-old Harold Leonard Otto at around 2:20 Friday afternoon and found Otto seriously …

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    14 Aug 12
  • BeachClosed

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed it was a rare amoeba infection that claimed the life of a Minnesota boy. Test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed what Minnesota health …

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    14 Aug 12
  • PassengerVehicleInspection

    Law enforcement agencies around the state are focusing on buses, limousines and other passenger-carrying vehicles during statewide saturation patrols over the course of the next 2 weeks. Saturation activities got underway Monday, and range from …

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    14 Aug 12
  • Crops

    The conditions of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops are holding relatively steady as the drought continues to spare most of the state. The USDA’s weekly crop progress report says that cool, dry conditions prevailed last …

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    14 Aug 12
  • LottoBalls

    There were no winning tickets sold in Saturday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, so the jackpot is continuing to grow. The pot for Saturday was an estimated $253-million, and now Wednesday night’s jackpot is slated to …

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    14 Aug 12